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Year Case Name County Cause/Crime Case Description Division Location # Pages Actions
1882 State v. Warren Edwards (col.) Montgomery Other Incomplete case file. Verdict and sentence document only. Cause of action: house breaking. Noted on the document that he died November 12th 1882. Middle Range: 35
Section: A
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 738
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1882 State v. Peter Oneal Montgomery Debt The state of Tennessee sought $15,000 from Peter Oneal. This money was revenue Oneal should have collected while he was serving as County Clerk but failed to. There are other cases against Oneal that deal with similar matters, including those found in boxes MT 580, MT 589, MT 1116, and MT 1133. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1118
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1882 State v. Peter Omal & securities Montgomery Damages Additional defendants: J. F. Outland, W. J. Tyson, H. M. Tyson, B. Dyers, Stephen Pettus and John H. Pettus as the executors of Thomas F. Pettus, deceased. The State sued the defendants for $10,000 in damages for the failure of Peter Omal as county clerk to collect and pay over revenue to the state. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1129
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1882 State for the use of Montgomery County v. Peter Oneal, Clerk & Master, et al. Montgomery Other Additional Defendants: the sureties on Peter Oneal's bond as Clerk and Master of the County Court of Montgomery County. The State sued Peter Oneal for $3,000, which they claimed they were owed out of debts that arose out during the time Oneal was the Clerk ad Master. Additional materials in box MT 1139. Middle Range: 34
Section: B
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 580
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1882 State for the use of Montgomery County v. J. H. Pittus, exe. of Thomas F. Pittus, dec., et al. Montgomery Bond Dispute Additional Defendants: Stephen Pittus, Peter Oneal[?]. Middle Range: 34
Section: A
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 568
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1882 Louisa Silkston v. Hambaugh & Goodlett Montgomery Debt, Balance on The case involved the purchase of a tract of land sold to the defendants by the plaintiff. Middle Range: 34
Section: F
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 698
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1882 John Watson v. Thomas Watson Montgomery Recovery of Money/ Wages The plaintiff sued for the recovery of a debt collected by their agent, the defendant. Middle Range: 34
Section: F
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 695
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1882 John T. Nolen v. R. H. McHall Montgomery Wills, Contested sued over a purported last will and testament of James Nolen (deceased) that was not certified and obtained under unlawful influences. James Nolan was not in his right mind and was perhaps manipulated by McHall. Middle Range: 35
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 799
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1882 Henry Meurer v. F. Wolf et al. Montgomery Breach of Trust Additional Defendant: Frederica Wolf. Middle Range: 20
Section: H
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 52
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1881 State v. Major Johnson Montgomery Breaking and Entering The defendant, an African-American, was accused of breaking into a business establishment owned by Frank Bryers. Middle Range: 21
Section: J
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 174
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1881 State v. Joe Wimberley Montgomery Murder Joe Wimberley, colored. Victim: Wilson Ligon. Middle Range: 20
Section: J
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 62
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1881 State v. David Barton Montgomery Obstructing a Public Road/ Road/ Ri Middle Range: 21
Section: J
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 173
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1881 H. C. Merritt, admr. of E. O. Goode, dec. v. The Louisville& Nashville Railroad Co. Montgomery Damages for Wrongful Death Middle Range: 34
Section: A
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 565
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1880 State v. William Weber Montgomery Larceny Wiliam Weber's alias is John Bradshaw. Middle Range: 20
Section: H
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 55
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1880 State v. Wash Lewis Montgomery Assault with Intent to Kill Incomplete case file. Judgment only. Victim possibly could have been Charley Martin. Middle Range: 34
Section: F
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 710
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1880 State v. Warren Merriweather (col.) Montgomery Larceny, Petit Incomplete case file. Copy of sentencing only. Middle Range: 34
Section: F
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 710
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1880 State v. Pimp Allen (col.) Montgomery Larceny, Grand Incomplete case file. Copy of sentencing only. Middle Range: 34
Section: F
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 710
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1880 State v. Peter Williams Montgomery Larceny, Petit Incomplete file. Middle Range: 34
Section: A
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 552
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1880 State v. Henry Howard (col.) Montgomery Larceny, Grand Incomplete case file. Indictment only. Additional cause of action: assault with intent to kill. Middle Range: 34
Section: F
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 710
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1880 State v. Henry Bowman Montgomery Assault with Intent to Commit Rape Incomplete file. Middle Range: 34
Section: A
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 552
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1880 State v. George Bennett Montgomery Horse Stealing Middle Range: 20
Section: H
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 55
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1880 State v. Allen Gupton Montgomery Larceny Victim: H. T. Lyle. Middle Range: 20
Section: H
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 55
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1880 State v. Allen Gapton Montgomery Breaking and Entering Cause of action listed as "House Breaking and intent to commit Larceny" Middle Range: 32
Section: F
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 367
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1880 State v. Alex Kirby Montgomery Assault with Intent to Kill Attacked G. Hollowman. Middle Range: 20
Section: H
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 58
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1880 Polk Johnson, et al. v. James Bailey, et al. Montgomery Damages Additional plaintiffs: C.D. Baily. Additional defendants: A.M. Anderson. Middle Range: 34
Section: F
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 696
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1880 Addison Morrison v. Shelby, Scott,& Company Montgomery Insurance Disputes The plaintiff, Morrison, was an African-American tobacco grower in Montgomery County. The firm of Shelby, Scott & Co., who owned a tobacco warehouse, was headed by J.H. Shelby and D.W. Scott. Middle Range: 21
Section: J
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 173
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1880 A. J. Allen v. Jane Elliot Montgomery Marriage, Breach of Promise Middle Range: 20
Section: H
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 54
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1879 W. H. Toler v. D. Marr Montgomery Land and Title Dispute Sallie H. Toler is deceased and plaintiff is her executor Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 38
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1879 Trabue Davis& Co. v. B. M. Ferrell, et al. Montgomery Attachment Additional Defendants: Vincent Ferrell, E. A. Ferrell, Levi Booker, Thomas Doherty, and N. D. Coleman. Attachment Bond. Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 45
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1879 State v. Charles Harris (col.) Montgomery Larceny Sentenced to five years in prison Middle Range: 32
Section: F
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 368
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1879 State v. Charles Carmal (col.) Montgomery Larceny Defendant is listed as "a man of color." Victim: W. L. Bessy. Middle Range: 20
Section: H
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 50
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1879 S. W. Martin v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company Montgomery Damages Judgment for the plaintiff of $159.50. Bill of Costs. Cost $74.34. Incomplete case. Middle Range: 35
Section: A
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 738
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1879 Mrs. Reynolds et al. v. John D. Dolan et al Montgomery Estate Dispute 2 folders. Additional Plantiffs: J.B. Reynolds (deceased), J. Gushnit, J. Brownlord, N. McAlease, & H.P. Dorris Additional Defendants: G.A. Henry Claiming that the heirs of J.B. Reynolds did not receive their due portion of inheritance and estate, totaling around $30,000. Middle Range: 35
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 797
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1879 Montgomery County v. Charles W. Tyler Montgomery Breach of Official Duty Additional plaintiffs: R. H. McFall, W. H. Anderson, H. C. Merritt, C. G. Smith. Tyler is judge of county court and criminal court. Tyler paid himself "extra compensation for his services as financial agent of county" out of taxes collected for rail road. Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 1144
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1879 Lee Rose v. State Montgomery Murder Additional parties: Charles Cosmell Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 38
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1879 Jones D. Nebbett, exe. of B. O. Keesee, dec. v. Cornelia R. Keesee, et al. Montgomery Wills, Construction of Additional defendants: W. P. Keesee, Robert Keesee, Florence Keesee, Beele Keeseer, May Keesee, P. H. Keesee, George S. Keesee, John William Keesee, Mrs. Pleasants Metcalf, John Bellamy, M. C. Northington, Joseph R. Nebbett, John S. Nebbett Defendants: Mattie Nebbett, Lucy Ann Nebbett, Cornelia Nebbett, Jones Nebbett, Jennie Nebbett, Jennie Keesee, Annie Keesee, Bill Keesee. Middle Range: 34
Section: B
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 594
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1879 Joe C. Hall v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company Montgomery Damages Hall sued the railroad for $1500 in damages for the loss of bay stallion. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 38
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1879 J. O. Shackelford et al.v. A. Will Montgomery Damages Additional Plaintiffs: J. P. Helms. Additional parties: Elizabeth Will Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 44
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1878 State v. C. W. Wallace Montgomery Fraud Middle Range: 20
Section: H
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 50
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1878 Montgomery County v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. Montgomery Damages Montgomery County sued the defendant railroad for $100,000 in damages for breach of contract. Montgomery County held stock in the railroad. Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 1137
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1878 M. C. Goodlett et ux. v. W. W. Anderson Montgomery Breach of Contract Additional Plaintiffs: C. D. M Goodlett by next friend Robert W. Humphreys. C. D. M Goodlett owned a farm near Clarksville upon which she and her husband entered a contract with Anderson for him to grow wheat and other crops on their land. They were to split the crops/profit but the Goodletts alleged that Anderson did not return possesion of their farm and property, including their share of the crops. They sued for breach of contract and to retake possession. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1129
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1878 John West v. A. S. Wood et al Montgomery Deed, Fraudulent Plaintiff, assignee of defendant in bankruptcy filed this bill to declare a deed executed by defendant to Brow for 3 tracks of land fraudulent and void as to creditors and to subject the same to the payment of the bankruptcy debts. Middle Range: 35
Section: B
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 790
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1878 Jo Linnbaugh v. J. W. Bryan Montgomery Debt allowed Bryan to use part of his land to farm and cultivate stock; indebted to Linnbaugh $81.60 Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1127
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1878 J. E. Sutcliff and J. A. Carter v. Branch & White et al. Montgomery Breach of Trust Additional Defendants: W. P. Branch and G. D. White under the partnership name of Branch & White, W. P. Branch and wife Allice Branch, and William Smith (col). The defendants executed a deed of trust to the plaintiffs to secure their debts. The trust stated that Branch & White retain the property for 1 year and if debts were not paid the plaintiffs would take possession of the property in trust (merchandise, cash notes, land). The plaintiffs claimed that the sale of a mare to Smith was a breach. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1127
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1878 Henry Quarles v. State Montgomery Theft Henry Quarles is "colored" Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 38
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1878 George Bennett v. State Montgomery Larceny George Bennett, colored, Additional parties: Stephen Whitlock, colored Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 38
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1878 Edward Bryan v. John W. Butler et als Montgomery Promissory Note Butler conveyed to Bryan a deed for a tract of land in Robertson County; complainant's father paid $4125 cash and an additional three promissory notes; seeking payments on promissory notes for purchase of land Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1127
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1878 City of Clarksville v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company Montgomery Breach of Contract Charles G. Smith. Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 44
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1877 W. H. Tater v. D. Marr Montgomery Debt Dispute S. H. Tater Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 44
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1877 Trustees of the Tennessee Orphan Asylum ex parte Montgomery Land, Sale of Sale of the orphanage building and land to the Russellville Turnpike for $6,000. Middle Range: 35
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 797
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