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1847 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 1847
W. C. Henry, Presiding
Oliver S. Quinn, Sheriff
Summoned for jury duty: Hilliary Woolley, James Codwise?, William Oakley, Asa Garrett, James Caddell, Wiley Brown, W. A. Fondren, Joseph Furington, George W. Tucker, Joseph Wyatt, William Fikes, Michael Fikes.

A. Stoutenborough vs Defreese and Hill - p. 185
Defendants made default. Plaintiff to recover $659.54 and costs incurred.

Nelson H. Bice, use of Samuel Standly, vs John C. Strickland and William Frost - p. 185
Defendant made default. Plaintiff to recover $217.67 and costs incurred.

A/O? Belcher, Administrator, vs Samuel Fraizor and A. R. P. Canwell - p. 185
Defendants made default. Plaintiff to recover $76.30 and costs incurred.

James Bird, Executor, of F? J. Walker, vs L. B. Sims - p. 186
Defendant made default. Plaintiff to recover $62 (promissory note) and costs incurred.

William H. Wilson vs Michael R. Bradhead - p. 186
Jury: Hilliary Woolley and 11 others. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff.

Mitchell and Lacy, use of Robert Lacy, vs Henry Brewer - p. 186
Plaintiff dismissed his suit. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff.

A. R. P. Canwell vs Samuel Frazer - p. 187
Defendant made default. Plaintiff to recover from defendant. (Note: The amount is blank.)

Thomas H. Gandry vs John Meansel and Seabron Hammack - p. 187
Plaintiff dismissed his suit again Seabron Hambrick. John Mansel made default. Plaintiff to recover from Mansel $58.66 (promissory note) and costs incurred.

Isham Sa_____ vs Anderson C. Whatley and Amelia Reynolds - p. 187
Plaintiff dismissed his suit. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff.

Robert Parker vs Alexander Hill and Horace Ware - p. 188
Case enjoined and continued under the injunction.

Robert Parker vs Horace Ware, garnishee of C. D. R. Woodruff - p. 188
Case is enjoined and continued under injunction.

David S. Lipscomb, Administrator of Willis Brown, vs Peter Mooney and Pleasant Hill, garnishee of William Burkhalter - p. 188
Hill testified that he did not owe the defendant Burkhalter anything nor did he know of others who owed him or had any of his effects. Hill to recover his costs from plaintiff.

Jared? Cole & Co. granted license to sell liquors in the small measure. Josiah S. Kennedy was security. - p. 188

Josiah S. Kennedy granted license to sell liquors in the small measure. C. A. Cornelis was security. - p. 188

John L. Lawhon granted license to sell liquors by the small measure. John W. Foshee was security. - p. 189

David S. Lipscomb, Administrator of Willis Brown, vs Peter Money, Garnishee of Wm. Burkehalter - p. 189
Defendant made default. Plaintiff to recover from Peter Mooney, Garnishee, _______, the amount of the debt unless he appear at the next term of court and show cause why this judgment should not be made. (Note: Amount left blank.)

David Overton, Administrator, vs Garrett Freeman and Whitfield Freeman - p. 189
Defendants to recover their costs. 

David Overton, Administrator, vs Garrett Freeman and Whitfield Freeman - p. 190
Defendants to recover their costs.



JULY TERM 1847
Honorable W. C. Henry, Presiding
Oliver S. Quin, Sheriff
Summoned for jury duty: James Fondren, William B. Wilson?, Joseph Mitchel, A. B. Williams, Henry B. Moor, William L. Camp, Ellington Jones, Grayham Kinard, Alfred Owens, James Steel, Valentine Corley, Nathan Dayley.

Robert Parker vs Alexander Hill and Horace Ware - p. 191
Continued under injunction.

David S. Lipscomb, Administrator vs Peter Mooney, Garnishee of William Burkhalter - p. 191
Peter Mooney testified that he was not indebted to Wm Burkhalter. Peter Mooney discharged and allowed ______ for his attendance as garnishee in this case. (Note: Amount left blank.)

James Cutts vs Henry Brewer and James Garner - p. 191
Plaintiff took a nonsuit in this case. Defendants to recover their costs from plaintiff.

Presly Rottenbery vs Weeks Parker - p. 191
Defendant made default. Plaintiff to recover $132.09 and costs incurred.

David S. Lipscomb vs Adam James, Garnishee of John M. O'Brien - p. 191
Adam James testified that he as administrator of the estate of Jesse Barnes, Deceased, was indebted to John M. O'Brien in the amount of $3.13. Plaintiff to recover from Adam James the sum of $3.13 and Lipscomb to pay the costs.

David S. Lipscomb, vs P. M. Henry, Garnishee of John M. O'Brien - p. 192
P. M. Henry testified that he was indebted to John M. O'Brien in the sum of $33. David Lipscomb to recover from P. M. Henry the sum of $33 and Lipscomb to pay the costs.

John Meek vs Samuel Frazer - p. 192
Defendant made default. Plaintiff to recover $61.78 and costs incurred.

Charles Rominger vs Jackson Gardner - p. 192
Parties agreed to dismiss suit and each one assuming half of the court costs except for the plaintiff's witnesses which Rominger is to pay.

David S. Lipscomb vs John M. O'Brien - p. 192-193
Jury: James Steel and 11 others. Plaintiff to recover $66 and costs incurred.

David E. Davis granted license to sell liquors in the small measure. John C. Campbell was security. - p. 193

David S. Lipscomb vs William C. Henry, Garnishee of Jno. M. Obrine - p. 193
Wm. C. Henry testified that he was indebted to John M. Obrine in the sum of $28 and some cents. Plaintiff David S. Lipscomb to recover from William C. Henry the sum of $28 and plaintiff to pay court costs.

Robert F. Wilson granted license to sell liquors in the small measure. L. W. Wilson was security. - p. 193

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