John May vs. Mary Owen Todd Russell papers, 1780-1825

Descriptive Summary

Title
John May vs. Mary Owen Todd Russell papers, 1780-1825
Creator
May, John
Extent
44 pieces.
Subjects
Eppse family.
May, John, complainant.
May family.
Russell, Mary Owen Todd, defendant.
Russell family.
Todd family.
Land tenure--Kentucky--Lexington.
Land titles--Kentucky--Lexington.
Lexington (Ky.)--History.
Summonses.
Depositions
Arrangement
Chronological arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These are legal papers from a suit between John May and his heirs and Mary Owen Todd Russell over lands in Fayette County, Ky. in the early 1800's. They include information on the Russell, Todd, Eppse and May families of Lexington, Ky.

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