From Family Findings
Lake County, Tennessee Centennial Edition
Vol. II, No. 4, October 1970, p. 141
Copyright, Mid-West Tennessee Genealogical Society, 1970
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NOTES FROM ORDER BOOK NO. 1
OBION COUNTY, TENNESSEE
NOTES FROM ORDER BOOK NO. 1 of Obion County, Tennessee, abstracted by Abigail Rice Hyde. Many of names listed are known to have been living west of Reelfoot Lake, the area that became Lake County.
J. W. WOOD and A. M. L. McBEAN appointed admrs. of the estate of JOHN FARR, dec'd.
WILLIAM W. WATSON is qualified as deputy sheriff.
The following men appointed a jury of view to mark out a road from Troy to RICHARD T. MERIWEATHER'S on the Mississippi River, to-wit: JESSIE DAUGHERTY, JOSEPH FULK, STEPHEN MITCHELL, G. B. COLYER, E. M. HUTCHINSON, WILLIAM PAYNE, AND RICHARD T. MERIWEATHER.
JAMES DAVIS, Coroner is paid $10.00 for holding inquest over the bodies of JOSEPH WALLACE AND BERRY COFFEL
WILLIAM HARPOLE appointed guardian of SUSAN, ADALINE and GRAVES DICKERSON, minor heirs of ROBERT DICKERSON, Dec'd.
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