J. B. Williams & others vs.
Peterson McGill & Others

Giles County Chancery Court Records
File Box w-5 Case 2933 1870

Index of Names in this Document:
Booth, EmelineJackson, Thomas A.
Jones, Mary E.Kelley, John N.
Marbut, JamesMcGill, Peterson
Nelson, Lewis 

J. B. Williams & others vs. Peterson McGill & Others.
Complainants J.B. Williams, Mary E. Jones, Lewis Nelson represented to the Court that Thomas A. Jackson was the owner of a tract of about 174 acres of land situated in the 4th District on Hulsey Branch of Sugar Creek about a mile and a half below Hammond's Store, adjoining the lands of James Marbut, Emeline Booth and others as was the same land on which Defendent McGill resided. In the year 1866 Jackson sold this land to McGill for which McGill executed his Notes as follows: one note to Mary E. Jones, one Note to J.B. Williams and one note to John N. Kelley. A lein was retained on the land until all money was paid. Complainants came into Court asking for a sale of land for payment of their Notes. A compromise was reached in this Court in this manner. Peterson McGill was to have of the land for a year then surrender up possession to Williams & Nelson. Williams & Nelson would dismiss their case as soon as Jackson made a deed to them.

Submitted by: James H. Davis