W. T. Porch et al. v. M. L. Fawlkes, Sr.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
W. T. Porch et al. v. M. L. Fawlkes, Sr.
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
539
Notes / Description: 

3 folders. Add. Plaintiffs: D.G. Vanhook & wife, Jesse L. Vanhook, E.M. Reeves & wife. S.W. Prim sold Fawlkes, Sr. a tract of land deeded to him by his father and split with 2 other siblings. Plaintiffs inherited their mother's portion of the same land sold that tract to Porch. Plaintiffs claim Fawlkes, Sr. hired a surveyor to begin the boundary at an untrue point, giving himself more land, as the two tracts in question were adjacent. Suing to move the boundary line to originally intended point.