Compiled by Parke Bogle
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This volume contains a condensed version of the Bland Court Order Book for the time period of 1872 through 1877. All court proceedings have been included. To assist the researcher, legal phraseology has been replaced with layman's language - an extra bonus for those not currently attending law school.
Included are deeds, estate matters, overseers, trial verdicts, indictments, payments, business license applications/approvals, court appointments, names of public officials, guardianships, orphan records, names of jurors, +++ more.
K.C. THORNTON, Jailor, makes claim for $50.00 for caring for James HUGHES (colored), a lunatic in the County Jail. Allowed.Deeds
Page 465: Tuesday, January 4, 1876 - Ho. Geo. W. EASLEY, JudgeEstate Records
- Following is a list of deeds presented and recorded since the last term of court:
E.M. MELVIN & Wife to C.C. BAILES, 100 acres of north for of the Holston, for $385.00; Dated 12-11-1875
On motion of E.H. BLANKENSHIP, it is order that J.W. THORN, Sheriff, take and administer the estate of Elizabeth BLANKENSHIP who has been dead more than 3 months.Criminal Cases
The last will of George STEEL, deceased, was presented and partially proven by the oath of Joseph CAMERON, one of the witnesses.
Commonwealth -vs- Ralpy B. WYRICK. Indictment for disturbing religious worship. Jury found defendant guilty and fines him $43.00. Defendant by his attorney ((continues)).Licenses
B. DODD applies for permission to keep a hotel in Town of Seddon. Court determines that Dodd's house is a suitable place and DODD a respectable person to have such an endeavor.Estate Matters
A.A. ASHWORTH appointed administrator of the Estate of Amos THOMPSON, Deceased, on motion of A.G. THOMPSON, son and heir. Certificate granted him with the will annexed, and recorded.Bastardly Bonds
Oversees of the Poor -vs- Jacob WAGGONER. A warrant for Bastardy.
A rule orders against John F. UMBARGER, William H. COOLEY, and Malinda COOLEY, witnesses for the defendant, is charged. Ordered a rule against Catherine JOHNSON who was summoned and failed to appear as witness for the plaintiff. Returnable her next term of court. Surnames Found In This Publicaiton
* After the surname indicates over 5 DIFFERENT first names are listed under the surname.
** After the surname indicates over 10 DIFFERENT first names are listed under the surname.
Davidson, Davis**, Day, Deaver (Devor), Dennis, Dillman, Dillow, Dills, Dilman, Dodd, Dodson (Dotson), Doughty, Dowling, Doyle, Dunn
Adkins, Akers (Acers), Allen, Ashworth
Bailey, Bails, Bane (Bean), Banks, Barnett, Baugh, Bennett, Bird, Bishop, Blair, Blankenship, Bogle**, Booth, Bottomly, Bradham, Bralley, Branden, Bridges, Britton, Brooks, Brower, Brown*, Bruce, Buck, Burgess, Burton
Caldwell, Cameron, Carr, Carter, Cassell, Cecil, Chandler*, Chapman, Clark, Cloud, Cole, Collins, Compton, Cook, Cooper, Corder, Crabtree, Crawford, Cress, *, Crump, Crutchfield, Cubine, Cundiff
Eakin, Easley, Ellis, Estil, Ewald
Fannen, Fannon, Fanning*, Fannon, Farmer, Finley, Fizer, Fletcher, Foglesong, Foster, Fox, Franklin, French**
Gibbony, Gibson, Gollehorn, Gose, Green, Grayson*, Greever, Gregory, Groseclose*, Gullian
Hager, Hale, Haller, Hamilton, Hancock, Hanshew, Harman**, Harner, Hatch, Havens, Hawkins, Hayes, Hearn, Hederick, Helvey*, Henderson, Heneger, Henshew, Hicks*, Higginbotham, Hoback, Hoge*, Holbrook, Holmes, Honaker, Hornbarger, Hounshell, Howard, Howe, Hudson, Hughes, Hutsel (Hutzell)
Jackson, James, Johnston*, Jones*
Keeling, Kegley, Kelley, Kidd, Kimberling, Kinder, Kindrick, King, Kinsel, Kinser, Kitts**, Kyle
Lamb, Lambert*, Level, Lindamood, Linkious, Litz, Locke, Lovel, Ludwig
McCall, McCormick, McCulley, McDonald, McGinnis, McGuire, McHaffey, McNeil, McNutt, McPherson
Marcus, Martin, Melvin, Miller*, Minnix, Mitchell, Moore, Morgan, Muirhead, Muncy, Munsey, Mustard*, Myers
Neel, Neidermaier, Newberry*, Niswander, Nye
Openchaine (Obenchain), Ory
Painter, Patterson, Pauley*, Peery, Penley, Petrie, Perry, Pool, Preston, Price, Pruett
Reeder, Repass*, Rice, Rider, Ritter, Roach, Robinett**, Roland
Sanders, Scharitz, Shannon, Sheppard, Shewey, Shrader, Shumate, Shufflebarger, Slade, Snavely, Snow, Songer, Spangler, Spencer, Stafford, Staples, St. Clair, Steel, Stimpson, Stowers*, Stras, Stuart, Slublett, Suiter*, Swindle
Taylor, Thomas, Thompson**, Thorn, Thornton, Thurston, Tibbs, Tickle, Tilson*, Tolbert
Waddle, Waggoner, Walker, Wampler, Weaver, Wheeler, Wilkinson, Williams, Wilson, Wohlford, Woodyard, Woods, Wyrick
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