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Court Records of Union Co., IN 821-1845
Posted by: ernie (ID *****1311) Date: June 28, 2005 at 10:43:40
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One page of info from the Court Records book.

Court Records of Union County, Indiana 1821-1845
Holmes, Maurice
Record Book Union Co, Ind.
(NOTE: Although titled Record Book it is apparently the first Civil Order Book for the new county of Union.)

Hon. Miles C. Eggleston is judge of the court.

Page 1. Sally Youse by Frederick Youse her father and next friend VS Henry Tice and Ann Tice his wife in a trespass on the case entry. July 1821.

Page 49. William Dollar states that he is seventy eight years old and a resident of Union Co. and that he served in the Revolutionary War in the Company successively commanded by Capt. Marcus Colmy then Thomas Pollack in the Second Virginia Regiment of General Green's Divisiono f General Woodford's Brigade. Col. Spotwood, Col. Christian Febeiger and Major Benjamin Day are mentioned. He states that since May 1818 he has not conveyed by sale or gift his property. His property inventory of Oct. 13, 1821 included one old horse foaled in 1792, a featherbed, two chairs, one small chest, a small pot, one skillet, one broken Dutch oven valued in total at $18.25. Although a farmer by occupation he is not well able to pursue it being old and infirm. His wife lives with him and is upwards of sixty eight years. Fall term 1821.

Page 216. Thomas Harper and Samuel Harper VS the heirs of Thomas Harper deceased in a petition for partition of real estate. A map of this partition is here entered and William Harper, John Harper, Thomas Harper, David Harper, Jane Roger's heirs, Nathan Harper, Samuel Harper, Andrew Harper, James Harper, Elizabeth Harper and Nancy Ross all received land in this partition. March term 1823.

Page 222. The State of Indiana VS Simon Yandes in an indictment for removing a corpse in a private burying ground for dissection. The corpse was removed from a private burying ground on the premises of John Gaby and the corpse was that of a certain infant male child of color named James Lewis Jr. The child was a son of James Lewis Sr. and Ryner Lewis--persons of color. Simon was found guilty and fined the sum of $8 and costs. March term 1823.

p243. Anna Curtis VS Elisha Curtis in a bill for a divorce. Anna states that she was formerly Anna Moses and they were married Nov. 1, 1812. Elisha is not a resident of Indiana now. She is granted a divorce. Mar. '23. No children are mentioned.

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