File Box VIII, Filed June 6, 1893
Joe B. McCaul vs. Joe Beatty & als
Complainant JOE B. McCAUL of Waxahachie, Texas, stated to the Court that
sometime prior to January 1, 1880 he married ELIZABETH V. BEATTY. One
child was born this union but died previous to its mother. On or about
January 1, 1880 Complainant became the purchaser of a business house and
lot situated in the 15th District in the town of Lynneville, Tennessee.
December 9, 1882 he became the purchaser of a residence and lot in the
town of Lynnville, Tennessee.
Both business and residence was purchased in the name of his wife,
ELIZABETH V. in Fee Simple. The Deeds were registered in Deed Book "MM,"
page 326 and Deed Book "OO," page 286. ELIZABETH V. McCAUL died,
intestate, leaving her surviving husband JOE B. McCAUL and her two
brothers D. C. and E. T. BEATTY. D. C. BEATTY died leaving his widow
ANNA T. and children: MATTIE D., JOE R. BEATTY and FANNIE wife of A. L.
ADAMS, JOE and HARRY who were minors all residents of Hill County,
Texas. JOE B. McCAUL purchased the interest of E. J. BEATTY in the lots.
He also purchased the interest of MRS ANNA T. BEATTY and her children
except the minors. HARRY and JOE BEATTY became of age and this Cause was
resolved and JOE B. McCAUL became the owner of all the lots in the town
of Lynnville, Tennessee.