William Hixon [Hickson] v. John D. Epps, William Swan et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William Hixon [Hickson] v. John D. Epps, William Swan et al.
Case Date: 
1857
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
49
Notes / Description: 

Add. Defs: Wm & James Gibbs, Sarah Gibbs Dunwoodie & husband J.M., Martha Gibbs Dyer & husband (all children of Nicholas Gibbs); & James B. Hixon (pla.'s son). Wm McMillan, agent for Don Alphonso (free man of color) & exe. of John Davis, dec, conveyed 57 acres on Roseberry Creek to Nicholas (now dec) & pla.'s son, to be held in trust for pla.. Yet Nicholas (while intoxicated) sold his share to Epps for $5 & "an old pair of shoes" & pla.'s son's share sold in bankruptcy to Swan.