Montgomery County Tennessee
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First Session of the County Court

At this time the court system consisted of a "Superior Court of Law and Equity" and an "Inferior Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions," commonly called the Superior Court and the County Court. The Superior Court of Mero district, which embraced the counties of Davidson, Sumner, and Tennessee, held its sessions at Nashville. The County Court had jurisdiction of all questions involving the life, liberty or property of the citizen, as well as certain legislative functions.

The court ordered the following jurors to be summoned to its next term, to be held on the third Monday in July, 1789, at Isaac Tittsworth's, to wit:

Jury List

Thomas French
William Williams
Stephen Borin
Isaac Wilcox
Robert Edmonston
Charles McIntosh
William Grimbs
Jesse Cain
Daniel Flournoy
Samuel Hanley
Jacob McCarty
Josiah Ramsey
William Gales
Caleb Winters
Francis Prince
James Stewart
William McClain
Isaac Pennington
James McFarland
John Wilcox
Hugh Lewis
John Codra
Archibald Mahon
John Tittsworth
William Conner
John Stonley
Richard Dodge
James Boyd
James Hollis Sr.
Charles Thompson
James Elliott
John McFarland

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Source: History of Tennessee, Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1886

 

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