September Term 1845

 

State of Tennessee, Benton County, September Term 1845

At a County Court began and held for the County of Benton at the Courthouse in the Town of Camden on the first Monday in September, it being the 1st day of said Month in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & forty five & 70th year of American Independence.There being present and presiding on the bench the worshipfuls, Esqrs. D.P. Hudson, Chairman, Geo. W. Farmer and E. Perkins, Justices to hold said Court.

The Clerk of this Court presented a settlement Made with J.A. Browning guardian of J.A. Bomar, a Minor which said settlement was examined and approved by the Court and ordered to be recorded.

On Motion of John W. Johnson who Made oath according to law and together with him, W.P. Morris his security who appeared in open Court and entered into and acknowledged the due execution of their bond in the penal sum of One hundred dollars conditioned as the law directs.It is therefore ordered by the Court that the said J.W. Johnson have letters of special Administration upon the estate of Jacob Johnson deceased to be Made out in due form of law when required.

On Motion it is ordered by the Court that William A. Hudson be appointed overseer of the stage road to work from the Town of Camden to Samuel Crockett, hands as follows: Samuel Crockett, A.J. Hudson, Spartan Bruce, John Higdon, James Hudson, Cassee, John W. Hudson, James C. Wright, Henry Stigall, John T. Presson and all other hands within these bounds shall work under said Hudson on said road which is established in the 1st Class.

Issued Sept. 2nd.

On Motion it is ordered by the Court that Robertson Reaves be appointed overseer of the stage road to work from Burnside Creek to Beaverdam Creek, hands as follows, R.N, Wood, Benjamin Holland, William Farmer, Henry Durdin, Zepheriah Collins, James Madden, Alfred Aden, Vincent Horn, Daniel L. Settle, Felix Reaves and all other hands in the bounds shall work under said Robertson Reaves on said road which is established in the 1st Class.

Issued Sept. 2nd.

 

 

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On Motion it is ordered by the Court that W. K. Perkins, Samuel Madden and Timothy Reaves be appointed overseer for the purpose of opening a new mill road from S.C. Adenís Mill to intersect the Rushingís Creek road leading the way of D.P. Hudsonís hands as follows:J.T. Florence, David Norris, M.B. Biggs, Geo. Hollmark, James B. Morris, B.C. Settle, James R. Browning, James Alston, R. Rodden, R. Holmes, A. Herrin, E. Perkins, C.K. Wyly, R.N. Wood, Ephriam Arnold, Joseph Hudson, Henry Durdin, John M. Petty, R.C. Petty, W.M. Sarrett, Daniel L. Settles, J.K. Thomas.

Issued Sept. 5th.

On Motion it is ordered by the Court that W.P. Lashlee be appointed overseer of the stage road in room of A.R. Sykes to work from Beaverdam Creek to the forks of the road near Gatesí.And all the hands that formerly worked under said Sykes in the bounds shall now work under said Lashlee on said road which is established in the 1st Class.

Issued Sept. 5th.

On Motion it is ordered by the Court that J.G. Taylor be appointed overseer of the road leading from Willis Rushing to Wyatt's Mill as far as Thos. L. Floyd on said road, hands as follows; William Cole, Achilles Wilson, Sterling Brewer, L.W. Brewer, David Busby, Henry Raburn, William Taylor and all other hands in the bounds shall work under said Taylor on said road which is established in the 2nd Class.

Issued Sept. 5th.

On Motion of Nathaniel Holmes and James M. Holmes who Made oath according to law and together with them, Daniel F. McElyea their security who appeared in open Court and acknowledged the due execution of their bond in the penal sum of Five hundred dollars conditioned as the law directs. It is therefore ordered by the Court that they have letters of Administration upon the estate of Robert Holmes deceased to be Made out in due form of law when required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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On Motion it is ordered by the Court that John Penick be appointed overseer of the road to work from Tennessee river by the way of Cates to the 4 Mile tree. Hands as follows; James Guff, Wilie Arnold, David Patterson, James Sykes, John Arnold, James Prince, Wm. A.T. Cate, John Davis, Wm. Douglas, Wm. Guthrie, W.C. Holmes, Jacob Capps, Roger Murphy and all other hands in the bounds shall work under said Penick on said road which is established in the 2nd Class.

Issued Sept. 5th.

Personally appeared in open Court Amos Bruce, Trustee of Benton County and together with him James M. Camp and James Wyly, his securities, who appeared in open Court and entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penal sum of Eighteen hundred dollars for the purpose of drawing the common school fund from the Treasurer of the State conditioned as the law directs.

Personally appeared in open Court A.W.C. Methany, Administrator of James Daniel deceased and returned the sale bill of the property of said estate and oath being Made to the same. It is ordered by the Court to be recorded.

Personally appeared in open Court, Leonard H. Pope who was this day chosen and appointed guardian of Fanny Morris a Minor orphan of said County and together with him John F. Johnson and Laton Pearce his securities who appeared in open Court and entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penal sum of one hundred & forty dollars conditioned as the law directs.

Personally appeared in open Court Wm. J. Greer, Constable of the 7th Civil District of Benton County and tendered his resignation to the Court which was received and it is ordered by the Court that the Sheriff proceed forthwith to open and hold an election to fill said vacancy.

Issued Sept. 5th.

Court then adjourned until Court in Course.

D.P. Hudson††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† J.W. Davidson†††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Geo. W. Farmer,†† J.P.

 

 

 

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