Lewis L. Marks estate papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains twenty-five pages of legal documents pertaining to the settlement of the estate of Lewis L. Marks as ordered by the Probate Court of Lauderdale County in 1857. Included is a packet of documents detailing appraisal and allotment "by ballot" of enslaved persons.
- 1856 - 1858
- Patton, Robert M. (Robert Miller) (Person)
Biographical / Historical
Lewis L. Marks was born in Virginia circa 1794. On April 17, 1849, he married Mary, who was born in Tennessee in 1824. Lewis had Virginia and John (born in 1827 and 1829 repsectively) by a previous marriage and one child with Mary, Lewis W.
0.025 Linear Feet (31 pages)
Language of Materials
Legal documents pertaining to the distribution of the Lewis L. Marks estate to his heirs. Also present are miscellaneous legal documents belonging to Robert M. Patton, administrator of Marks's estate.
Purchased from Charles Apfelbaum, 2008.
James N. Gilbreath, August, 2010
- Guide to the Lewis L. Marks Estate Papers
- James N. Gilbreath
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