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Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty legal documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0268

Scope and Contents

The collection contains photocopies of court documents from the Tuscaloosa County (Alabama) Probate Court, regarding the estates of Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty.

Dates

  • 1876-1890

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

Isaac Cannon, son of Isaac Newton and Sarah Martin Barbee Cannon, was born on 25 December 1832 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. He married Mary Matilda Watkins*. Cannon died in Tuscaloosa County sometime before 1889.

Mordecai F. Doughty was born 16 September 1813 and died 28 March 1871. He married Rebecca Pryor on 14 January 1834.

*The documents in the collection indicate that Cannon's widow's name was Caroline. There is no indication in other sources that he remarried, but it is possible.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (photocopies)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Photocopies of court documents from the Tuscaloosa County (Alabama) Probate Court, regarding the estates of Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty

Provenance

unknown

General

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Processed by

J. Gilbreath, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
Title
Guide to the Isaac Cannon and Mordecais F. Doughty legal documents
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
December 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500