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Kenton vs. McConnell and Keene depositions, 1789-1795, 1789-1790 (bulk dates)

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Title

Kenton vs. McConnell and Keene depositions

Date

1789-1795, 1789-1790 (bulk dates)

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Chronological arrangement.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Kenton vs. McConnell and Keene depositions, 1789-1795, 1789-1790 (bulk dates), 1VF52W94, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

13 pieces.

Biography/History

Frontiersman, scout. Kenton, a native of Virginia, lived in Kentucky for more than twenty years. He worked with Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark and fought in both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.

Scope and Content

This is a collection of depositions submitted to a court in Danville, Ky. in a suit over improvements in the neighborhood of a pond on land in dispute between Simon Kenton and the estate of Francis McConnell.

Subjects

  • Keene, Francis, defendant.
  • Kenton, Simon, 1755-1836, complainant,.
  • McConnell, Alexander, defendant.
  • McConnell, Francis.
  • Claims against decedents' estates--Kentucky.
  • Estates (Law)--Kentucky.
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Kentucky.
  • Land titles--Kentucky.
  • Kentucky--History--To 1792.
  • Depositions