Title

Emily Callaway court record, 1832

Creator

Date Original

1832

Description

This subpoena calls Callaway as a witness for the defendant, in John Lawson Hemphill versus Mary

Biographical/Historical Note

The court case John Lawson Hemphill v. Mary Dickson in Clark County, Arkansas, called Emily Callaway as a witness for the defendant, Mary Dickson. The members of the lawsuit were all related to one another. Emily Callaway was born circa 1800 to John and Nancy Lawson Hemphill. John Hemphill was one of the original settlers in Clark County and established a salt refinery. Emily married Thomas Fish on July 4, 1821, but became a young widow upon his death. She married her second husband Jonathan O. Callaway on November 10, 1825. John Lawson Hemphill, Emily Callaway's younger brother, was born in 1814 to John and Nancy Lawson Hemphill. He never married and died March 30, 1835. Mary Dickson, mother of Nancy Lawson Hemphill, moved to Clark County, Arkansas, with the Hemphills in 1811, after she separated from her second husband James Dickson. She bought the first tract of land sold by the government in Clark County in 1820. She died at the age of ninety-one in 1843.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.003.019

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Emily Callaway court record, SMC.003.019

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Emily Callaway court record, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

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Disciplines

United States History

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