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Year Case Name County Cause/Crime Case Description Division Location # Pages Actions
1944 J. M. Rudolph, et al.. v. D. T. Foust, et al.. Montgomery Land and Title Dispute Consolidated case: F. E. Foust, et al. v. J. M. Rudolph, et al. Additional plaintiffs: A. W. Hutchison, Dr. A. J. Waynick, Charles Acree, W. R. Watson, Rev. G. D. Robinson and Presbyterian Church in the United States. Additional defendants: Clarence Ryan, A. D. Crotzer, W. H. Pace, A. B. Woodson, L. P. Frey, R. C. Halliburton and Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Two folders. Middle Range: 21
Section: J
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 173
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1925 Dark Tobacco Grower's Co-operative Association v. Archer Howel Montgomery Injunction Front and back pages need conservation work. Middle Range: 33
Section: D
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 478
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1922 Squire Lee et al. v. J. W. Randolph et al. Montgomery Land and Title Dispute Additional plaintiffs: Frank Lee, children of Lucinda Marr, deceased. Additional defendants: Clem and Erma Randolph Middle Range: 33
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 442
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1922 Mrs. Kate Herndon Trawick v. Chesley C. Herndon Montgomery Estate Dispute/ Settlement Middle Range: 21
Section: G
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 155
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1922 Lizzie, Alias Margaret Garard v. State Montgomery Other Accessory after the fact to murder, and aiding in concealing and covering up the crime of murder. Middle Range: 33
Section: D
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 460
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1922 John T. Haynes v. Albert S. Marks, et al. Montgomery Mortgage Dispute Additional defendants: A. R. Gholson, Mrs. Mary H. Gholson, C. B. Lyle. Mortgage with Clarksville Trust & Banking Co. Tract of land in the 4th Dist. Original conveyance in 1909, re: Anna M. Mabry to W. M. Mabry. Middle Range: 33
Section: D
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 471
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1922 James G. Davis, Director General v. Homer Pendleton, by next friend Montgomery Injury and Damages Middle Range: 21
Section: H
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 162
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1922 J. A. Harvey v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company Montgomery Injury and Damages Case in two folders. Middle Range: 21
Section: H
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 162
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1922 Hattie E. Brown, admr. of Sampson Brown, dec. v. V. B. Brown, et al. Montgomery Wrongful Death Other defendants: Southern Trust Company. Defendant listed as non compos mentis. Middle Range: 33
Section: B
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 419
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1921 State v. Irvin C. Riggins Montgomery Murder The co-indicted in this case was woman named Margaret Garrard. The victim's name was W. Frank Smith. The paperwork is filed in five folders. Middle Range: 21
Section: H
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 161
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1921 Southwestern Presbyterian University v. City of Clarksville Montgomery Other Lawsuit relative to the dissolution of relationship between Southwestern Presbyterian University and the City of Clarksville, prior to move of University to Memphis, TN. Case in two boxes. Also see MT 484 Middle Range: 33
Section: D
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 483
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1920 Security Trust Company et al. v. Mrs. Olive M. Shelton et al. Montgomery Mortgage Dispute Additional plaintiffs: Michigan Saving and Dancey Fort, Securities. Additional defendants: Mrs. Bettie Shelton, Mrs. Roe Cook, D. A. Harrision and First Trust & Savings Bank Middle Range: 21
Section: f
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 140
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1920 Sam Levy & Co., et al. v. Mrs. James Davis Montgomery Debt, Petition on Additional plaintiffs: Harris, Solinsky & Company and other various mercantile firms. Middle Range: 21
Section: F
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 143
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1919 W. H. Weiss v. City of Clarksville Montgomery Contract Dispute and Damages Middle Range: 21
Section: F
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 136
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1919 Thomas Edwards v. Henry M. Lupton et al. Montgomery Contract Dispute and Damages Lupton was an agent for the firm of Clebsch & Schunemann, a tobacco dealership in Bremen, Germany. Middle Range: 21
Section: E
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 127
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1919 Thomas Edwards & Sons v. Insurance Co. of North America & Fire Assoc. of Philadelphia Montgomery Insurance Disputes The firm of Thomas Edwards & Sons operated a tobacco business in Clarksville. The sons' names were John and Edward. Middle Range: 21
Section: E
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 127
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1919 Mary S. Redman, admr. v. V. P. Carter Montgomery Estate Dispute/ Settlement Administratrix of James Redman. Attorney for the defendant, Austin Peay. Middle Range: 21
Section: H
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 165
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1918 Wash Langford v. State Montgomery Murder Originally charged with Mark Langford for the murder of Lee Varner. Two African-Americans accused of killing a white man. In two folders. 3 folders. Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 112
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1918 Tom Nat Weems v. W. H. Neblett Montgomery Debt Settlement Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 112
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1918 State v. J. T. Bryant Montgomery Murder Middle Range: 21
Section: D
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 120
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1918 R. L. Menees v. F. E. Ewing Montgomery Election Dispute Middle Range: 21
Section: D
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 120
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1917 First Trust & Savings Bank v. J. C.& Tom Nat Weems Montgomery Mortgage Dispute Witnesses include P. L. Harned, A. M. Leach, C. B. Lyle, Emory Kimbrough, George Fort, and John Cunningham. Middle Range: 21
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 98
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1917 Bank of Lafayette, Kentucky v. T. W. Seay et al. Montgomery Failure to Perform Official Duties Other defendants are A. H. Outlaw and D. W. Kenneda [sic] Middle Range: 21
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 102
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1916 W. W. Riggins, et al. v. C. W. Taylor, et al. Montgomery Bond Dispute Middle Range: 21
Section: F
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 134
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1916 John B. Ferguson et al. v. Charles W. Tyler et al. Montgomery Other The defendant was County Judge of Montgomery County. The plaintiffs comprised the Community Board responsible for the improvement of roads, schools, and social/industrial advancement. Middle Range: 21
Section: H
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 160
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1916 City of Clarksville v. A. Green& Mrs. Rose Green Montgomery Other Other: Installing street light Middle Range: 21
Section: B
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 89
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1912 State v. Lewis Mallory Montgomery Unknown Bill of costs only. Middle Range: 35
Section: B
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 766
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1905 Southwestern Presbyterian University, et al. v. Presbyterian Synod of Tennessee, et al. Montgomery Land and Title Dispute Middle Range: 21
Section: F
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 144
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1905 Red River Furnace Company et al.v. The Tennessee Central R. R. Co. & The City of Clarksville Montgomery Election Dispute Opinion only (2 copies). City of Clarksville taxpayers sued to enjoin City from issued bonds to pay $100,000 subscription for capital stock of Nashville & Clarksville Railroad (name changed to Tennessee Central Railroad Company). Dispute re election held to vote on City's participation in stock subscription, which railroad proposed in 1901 in order to construct railroad line from Nashville to Clarksville. Pla. claimed various irregularities in election invalidated it. Opinion marked "For publication". Middle Range: 35
Section: C
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 824
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1905 McGregor, et ux. v. Gill Montgomery Personal Injuries Opinion only. This is an action to recover damages for personal injuries sustained by Mrs. McGregor. Gill was a livery stable keeper in Clarksville. In 1902, he was called upon to furnish a white driver to convey Mrs. Draughon, her son and Mrs. McGregor to Clarksville from a stranded steam boat in the river. Gill sent Hatcher. McGregor was injured when wagon was overturned. Decree in favor of defendant Gill. Judge of the opinion that he exercised reasonable prudence in selection of wagon driver. Middle Range: 35
Section: D
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 827
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1899 Ohio Brass & Copper Co. v. J. N Alsop Montgomery Debt on Account The Ohio Brass & Copper Co. here sued J. N. Alsop for debt on account due after purchasing hardware items. Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1246
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1899 J. R. Lyle v. Buford & Bowling Montgomery Debt on Account Buford & Bowling here sued J. R. Lyle for debt on account for the purchase of one corn drill Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1246
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1899 D. G. Moseley et al. v. W. D. Stewart AND R. H. Burney & W. P. Garrison v. D. G. Moseley et al. Montgomery Land These bills were filed to establish the right of Moseley to acreage of land which Matilda Garrison sold their ancestor, John T. Moseley, who then sold to W. D. Stewart. These bills were filed in regards to the construction of the will of George Garrison. Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 1253
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1899 Abbie Irvine et al. v. Orgain & Dunlavey admrs. Montgomery Unknown Incomplete case. Refers to a gift of $1,500 to H. Green. See also Orgain & Dunlavey, admr. of John M. Smith v. Maybelle Marlowe [May Belle Marlowe], ET 1230 Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 1230
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1898 Wertheimer-Swartz Shoe Company v. H. Lowenthal et al. Montgomery Replevin Add defs: L. and Mrs. A. Lowenthal. In 1895, B. B. Williamson, a traveling salesman of plaintiff Co. sold to H. Lowenthal a bill of shoes for $400 and later another bill of $50 and both lots were received by him. A few days later, H. sold the shoes along with other stock of goods to his brother L. and Mrs. A. Lowenthal. Plaintiff argued that this sale was made to defraud them of their goods and here filed a bill of replevin to reclaim their shoe stock. Middle Range: 37
Section: C
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1188
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1898 V. R. Harris v. W. N. Thomas, Fannie Thomas Montgomery Land In 1877, Harris and S. M. Allen were bondsmen for J. M. Newberry, "guardian for a lunatic, Rebecca Buchannan." Newberry came into possession of Buchannan's property. Buchannan, by next friend William Davidson, sued Newberry, Harris and Allen. Newberry was insolvent and Allen had died so Harris paid back Buchannan. Newberry had conveyed Buchannan's land to Allen. Upon his death, the land went to his daughter Fannie. Harris here sued Fannie to sell the land in order to pay him back for paying Buchannan Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 1238
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1898 Ussery & Gholson, exe. v. J. J Crusman et al. AND Thomas H. Elliot v. N. L. Carney, admr. et al. Montgomery Default on Promissory Note Crusman and Bryce Stewart began a limited partnership in a grocery firm in 1891. Stewart died in 1894 and Carney was his admr. Notes were executed by Crusman prior to and after Stewart's death including to B. W. Ussery and Elliot. Ussery died, leaving B. R. Ussery and A. R. Gholson, as admrs. of his estate, to file suit to collect the unpaid debt from the estate of Bryce Stewart. See also, Wathen v. Carney in same box and J. J. Crusman and N. L. Carney, admr. v. Commercial National Bank in MT 1156. Middle Range: 37
Section: D
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 1211
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1898 Reed Smith v. C. F. Couts, exe. of John F. Couts Montgomery Replevin Reed Smith was a "colored saloon man" who sued to recover money from J. C. Couts' executor, C. F. Couts. In 1896, Smith had purchased two pool and billiard tables in installments from J. C.. After J. C.'s death, his son C. F. was settling business matters and seized and sold the tables to satisfy the unpaid installments. Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1246
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1898 Pythagoras Lodge et al. v. T. H. Batson et al. Montgomery Taxation, Unlawful Pythagoras Lodge #23 Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Cumberland Lodge #17 Knights of Pythias argue that they are exempt from taxation because they fall under the religious or charitable institution statute. Taxes paid: $121 and $66.50 respectively. Additional defendant: J.G. Pickering, City Marshall of the city of Clarksville. T. H. Batson is the Trustee of Montgomery County. Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1246
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1898 Payne & Savage, trustees of J. J. Crusman v. J. T. Johnson & Son and Bailey Johnson Montgomery Debt on Account The plaintiff sued to recover debt by account for approximately $500 worth of groceries that the defendants purchased from the firm of J. J. Crusman from his storehouse in Clarksville. Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 1237
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1898 Mrs. Mary Scott v. John Taylor and Ann Taylor Montgomery Ejectment While the main bill is for ejectment, the suit involves a dispute between the parties as to the dividing line of ownership of a property known as "lot 54 of the Reynolds property." Middle Range: 37
Section: D
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1215
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1898 Mary L. Baxter, admr. of N. Baxter v. J. M. Collier, Sheriff, et al. Montgomery Motion to Affirm Judgment Mary Baxter filed suit against Collier and his sureties on his official bond for non-return of a judgement issued by the court in 1896 for fees due N. Baxter, dec. Court of origin and docket number unknown. Middle Range: 37
Section: D
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 1201
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1898 Harriet Annie Green v. Wesley Orgain et al Montgomery Breach of Contract Defendants: E. G. Dunlavey, admr. Of John M. Smith, dec. West Range: 84
Section: G
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 145
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1898 G. L. Pitt v. Louis E. Gaisser, et ux Montgomery Patent Rights This case was brought to see if a fraudulent conveyance of an unpatented invention can be set aside and the property subjected to the debts of the maker of said instrument after the patent is issued to the alleged fraudulent grantee. other defendant: Alice R. Gaisser Middle Range: 36
Section: F
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 1090
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1898 F. G. Gilbert v. Lizzie Weill Montgomery Notes Gilbert sued Weill for balance due on a note made by her and L. A. Ragsdale to plf and T. F. Martin Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1250
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1898 C. R. McMurray, et al. v. Hervy Whitfield; R. R. Welsh, Guardian, et al. v. Mrs. Ella Whitfield, et al. Montgomery Estate Dispute In the first case, Hervy Whitfield alleges that Thomas S. Trigg, the husband of Mrs. E.D. Trigg (deceased), executed a deed for 64 acres of land to him from Mrs. Trigg's will. C.R. McMurray allegedly held 2 notes from Whitfield, each totaling $332.7, related to the land. In the second case, R.R. Walsh, guardian for Hyman Welsh, filed a bill against C.R. and Ella Welsh and executors of W.W. McMurray for land from Mrs. Trigg's estate. Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1247
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1898 A. M. Anderson, exe., for the use of S. G. Anderson v. A. F. Smith Montgomery Petition to Compel Payment Court rendered a judgement against A. F. Smith for $4,253.40 after which he left the state until 1891. Plaintiff requested the defendant be made to pay the judgement plus interest of the prior debt. Middle Range: 37
Section: C
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 1179
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1898 A. A. Gordon et al. v. Ora Gordon et al. Montgomery Land, Sale of Defendants: Elma Gordon, Minnie Gordon, Charles Booth. Additional parties: James A. Gordon, dec., Josephine Gordon, Nannie B. Gordon, G. D. Hook, Laura Gordon, Aquila Harris. The plaintiffs requested the partition or sale of land in accordance with the will of James A. Gordon, dec. West Range: 37
Section: D
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 1209
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1897 Will Harvie [Will Harvey] v. N. J. Lyle Montgomery Equity Harvie and his brother John were the tenants of Lyle and raised crops of corn and tobacco on Lyle's farm. Lyle furnished supplies and agreed to be paid back out of the crop next year, 1896. At the end of 1895, Harvie left Lyle's farm and demanded to be given quantities of corn and tobacco which Lyle refused to do until his supply bills were paid. Middle Range: 37
Section: E
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1250
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1897 Wesley Orgain and E. C. Dunlavey, admrs. Of John M. Smith, dec. et al. in error v. Mrs. Mary Irvine, next friend Montgomery Wills, Contested Add. Pltfs: Anna Stewart Irvin, Grace Irvine, and Abbie Irvin, all minors represented by next friend Mary Irvine. Add. Defs: John Cross, Elizabeth Langford, Thomas Hodge, J. M. Hodge, William Finney and wife Hattie Finney, J. N. Holloway, Thad. Jones and wife Eliza Jones, James P. Dicks, and George W. Hodge. The Irvines filed suit to have the purported will and testament of John M. Smith probated as such. Orgain and codefendants contested the claim. Middle Range: 37
Section: D
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 1205
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