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Guide to the Isaac Cannon and Mordecais F. Doughty legal documents MSS.0268

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

December 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-12-05T13:50-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2012
Collection Title:

Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty legal documents

Unit ID:

MSS.0268

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (photocopies)

Dates:

1876-1890

Abstract:

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

Preferred Citation:

Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty legal documents, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

J. Gilbreath, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Scope and Contents note

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

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

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.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Source(s)

Cannon, Isaac (local)

Doughty, Mordecai F. (local)

Alabama (localbroad)

Estate administration records (aat)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

Legal documents (aat)

Probate courts--Alabama (lcsh)

Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Wills (aat)

Isaac Cannon documents Box SC0086 Folder 268.01

Mordecai F. Dought documents Box SC0086 Folder 268.02