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

Descriptive Summary

Title
Kenton vs. McConnell and Keene depositions, 1789-1795, 1789-1790 (bulk dates)
Creator
Kenton, Simon, 1755-1836.
Extent
13 pieces.
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
Arrangement
Chronological arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

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.

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