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1843 County Court Minutes

Compiled in July 1993 and submitted by Jacquelyn Cox Otts

I hope these notes will provide clues as to the location of these people during this period of time. I have attempted to keep the spelling of the names as I saw them in the records.

February Term 1843
Honorable William C. Henry, Presiding
John W. Suttle, Esquire, Sheriff
Summoned for jury duty: Noah B. Coker, Juluis Goodwin, Benjamin Sinclair, Presley Rottenberry, John Brown, Jesse Ataway, Jackson S. Cleveland, Alexander Steel, Henry P. Brodnax, Robert R. Thompson, Josiah S. Kennedy, Wiley H. Fields, John H. Logan, Daniel Smitherman, Stephen Johnson. Noah B. Coker excused. Henry P. Brodnax and Jesse Ataway failed to appear.

William McGehee vs E. Ross Riddle - p. 132
Case continued until next term.

Redding Barwick vs A. J. Baldwin and Jesse Adkins - p. 132
Case continued until next term.

Redding Barwick vs A. J. Baldwin and Jesse Adkins - p. 132
Case continued until next term.

George J. Lewis, Administrator of John Lewis, for the use of John H. Logan, vs Michael Purtle - p. 133
Original papers and proceedings in this case transferred to next term of the Circuit Court because William C. Henry, the presiding judge, was the original counsel for the defendant in this case.

A. J. Baldwin, for the use of Thomas Berry, vs Harley B. Brownwell - p. 133
Original papers and proceedings in this case transferred to next term of the circuit court because William C. Henry, the presiding judge, was the original counsel for the defendant in this case.

L. W. Wilson vs Hiram Hemphill - p. 133
Original papers and proceedings in this case transferred to next term of the circuit court because William C. Henry, the presiding judge, was the original counsel for the defendant in this case.

Stephen R. Bennett vs Weisinger and Riddle - p. 133
Case continued until next term.

___ and J. A. Wyatt vs Alexander J. Weisinger - p. 134
Case continued until next term.

James Webb vs William Yeldell - p. 134
Defendant made default. Plaintiff to recover $98.10 (promissory note) and costs incurred.

Charles G. McMurray vs Harley B. Brownwell - p. 134
Original papers and proceedings in this case transferred to next term of the circuit court because William C. Henry, the presiding judge, was the original counsel for the defendant in this case.

James L. Skillman vs Benjamin Sawyer - p. 134-135
Jury: Juluis Goodwin, Benjamin Sinclair, Presley Rottenberry, John Brown, Jackson S. Cleveland, Alexander Steel, Robert R. Thompson, Josiah S. Kinnedy, Wiley H. Fields, Noah Foshee, Daniel Smitherman, Edward H. Burnhard. Plaintiff to recover $151 and costs incurred.

Samuel H. Cox and William Christian issued license to sell liquors in the small measure. James F. Foshee was security. - p. 135

Daniel Smitherman issued license to sell liquors in the small measure. Josiah S. Kennedy was security. - p. 135

Josiah S. Kennedy issued license to sell liquors in the small measure. Daniel Smitherman was security. - p. 135-136

Burwill Lewis vs Alexander Spears - p. 136
Defendant to recover from plaintiff his costs.

Burwill Lewis vs Alexander Spears - p. 136
Case continued until next term.

Burwill Lewis vs Alexander Spears - p. 136
Plaintiff to take nothing. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff.

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 137
Case continued until next term.

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 137
Case continued until next term.

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 137
Case continued until next term.

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 137
Case continued until next term

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 137
Case continued until next term

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 137
Case continued until next term

License issued to Jasper Monk to sell liquors in the small measure. Newton Peters was security. - p. 137

Deforrest, Morris and Wilkins vs Samuel H. Cox, A. C. Harrison and Benjamin Camp - p. 138
Thomas Crawford, attorney for court, moved for an order to require the court to enter satisfaction of the original judgment rendered in this case. Lewis Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. Original judgment rendered on 4 day of June 1840. Court ruled that judgment had been paid.



May 15, 1843 - Special Session
Honorable William C. Henry, Presiding

Benjamin Fitzpatrick, for the use of Bibb County, vs Edward Lee, Augustus A. Whatley. - p. 138
Case continued until next regular term of the County Court.

Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Governor of the State of Alabama, for the use of Bibb County, vs Edward Lee, Augustus A. Whatley, Josiah S. Kennedy - p. 139
Case continued until the next regular term of the County Court.

Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Governor of the State of Alabama, for the use of Bibb County, vs Edward Lee and Barney Kornegay - p. 139
Plaintiff dismissed his suit. Defendants to recover their costs incurred from plaintiff.



July Term 1843
Honorable William C. Henry, Presiding
John W. Suttle, Esquire, Sheriff
Summoned for jury duty: John Blake, Moses Parker, Samuel J. Atchison, James Lewis, Robert Parker, James McGehee?, John Johnson, William Devenport, Samuel Tedders, Jeremiah Hayes, Moses Leach, John Hubbard.

Jonathan Ware, for the use of Harace Ware, vs Cumberland F. Clabaugh and Samuel Clabaugh - p. 140
Defendants made default. Plaintiff to recover $1,668.77 (promissory note) and costs incurred.

David S. Lipscomb vs William Carter - p. 140
Suit dismissed as per agreement of the parties and plaintiff to assume costs.

William H. Wamble/Warnbee? vs Wiley J. Sorell - p. 140
Defendant made default. Plaintiff to recover $138.37 and costs incurred.

Redding Barwick vs A. J. Baldwin and Jesse Adkins - p. 141
Jury: John Blake, Moses Parker, Samuel J. Atchison, James Lewis, Robert Parker, James M. Yeager, John Johnson, William Devenport, Samuel Tedders, Jeremiah Hays, Moses Leach, John Hubbard. Defendants to recover their costs from plaintiff.

Redding Barwick vs A. J. Baldwin and Jesse Adkins - p. 141
Jury: John Blake, Moses Parker, Samuel J. Atchison, James Lewis, Robert Parker, James M. Yeager, John Johnson, William Devenport, Samuel Tedders, Jeremiah Hayes, Moses Leach, John Hubbard. Defendants to recover their costs from plaintiff.

Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Governor, for the use of Bibb County, vs Edward Lee and Augustus A. Whatley - p. 142
Jury: John Blake, Moses Parker, Samuel J. Atchison, James Lewis, Robert Parker, James M. Yeager, John Johnson, William Devenport, Samuel Tedders, Jeremiah Hays, Moses Leach, John Hubbard. Plaintiff to recover from defendant and Augustus A. Whatley, the security, $398.40 and costs incurred.

William McGehee vs E. Ross Riddle - p. 142
Suit dismissed at the cost of the plaintiff. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff.

John Lewis, for the use of William Fletcher, vs Jesse A. Nelson - p. 142
Case continued until next term.

Stephen R. Bennett vs Weisenger and Riddle - p. 142
Case continued until next term.

__ and J. Wyatt vs Alexander J. Wessinger - p. 143
Case continued until next term.

Burwell Lewis vs Alexander Spears - p. 143
Case continued until next term.

Burwell Lewis vs Alexander Spears - p. 143
Case continued until next term.

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 143
Case continued until next term.

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 143
Case continued until next term.

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 143
Case continued until next term.

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 143
Case continued until next term.

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 144
Case continued until next term.

James T. Foshee vs Alexander Spears - p. 144
Case continued until next term.

Hugh Davis vs Ezekiel Henry and James Hill - p. 144
Plaintiff failed to appear to prosecute his suit. On motion of the defendants, the plaintiff was nonsuited. Defendants to recover their costs from plaintiff.

Erwin Meyers? & Co. vs Bagwell L. Defreese and Pleasant Hill - p. 144
Case continued until next term.

Richard Whatley, for the use of John W. Foshee vs John Giles, Augustus A. Whatley and Anderson C. Whatley - p. 144
Defendants made default. Plaintiff to recover $172.__ (promissory note) and costs incurred.

Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Governor, use of Bibb County, vs Edward Lee, A. Whatley, Josiah S. Kennedy - p. 145
Papers had not been served on Josiah S. Kennedy. Plaintiff to recover from Edward Lee and Augustus A. Whatley $51.91. and costs incurred.

Peters and Hutchison vs Henry P. Brodnax - p. 145
Case continued until next term.

Jackson Creel vs Alexander Roberson - p. 145
Jury: John Blake, Moses Parker, Samuel J. Atchison, James Lewis, James Honeycutt, James M. Yeager, John Johnson, William Devenport, Samuel Tedders, Jeremiah Hays, Moses Leach, John Hubbard. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff.

Jackson Creel vs Alexander Roberson - p. 146
Plaintiff was nonsuited. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff.

Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Governor, for the use of Bibb County, vs Edward Lee and Barney Kornegay - p. 146
Plaintiff discontinued his suit as to E. Lee. Jury: John Blake, Moses Parker, Samuel J. Atchison, James Lewis, Robert Parker, James M. Yeager, John Johnson, William Devenport, Soloman Brown, Jeremiah Hays, Moses Leach, John Hubbard. Plaintiff to recover $238.04 from the defendant Barney Kornegay and costs incurred.

Isaac Davidson, for the use of James Cally, vs John W. Suttle, Sheriff - p. 146-147
Jury: John Blake, Moses Parker, Samuel J. Atcheson, James Lewis, Robert Parker, James M. Yeager, John Johnson, William Devenport, Samuel Tedders, Jeremiah Hays, Moses Leach, John Hubbard. Jury could not agree. Case continued until next term of court.

Fine of $10 on Jesse Ataway who had failed to appear for jury duty was removed after he showed just cause. - p. 147

William Foshee granted license to sell liquors in the small measure. William P. Cobb and Noah Foshee were his securities. - p. 147

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