Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the Court of Appeals of Kentucky Volume 140
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...had no title, when he settled there, to anything but a hundred acre survey. On May 1, 1873, the father obtained a patent for another survey of 100 acres, and the house in which the son lived was on this survey. But it was without the Vermillion patent, which was older than the survey made in 1873, and his settlement without the lap; gave him no possession of land within the lap of the older patent. There is no proof in the record that he at any time held possession for 15 years of any land outside of his 100 acre survey made in 1873. In fact there is no proof in the record that he at any time cleared or enclosed any land within the older patent. He had no marked or well defined boundary and no open or notorious possession that could ripen into a title of any land within the senior patent. We, therefore, conclude that the proof showed no title in the plaintiff to any land within the Vermillion survey, and that its petition was properly dismissed. Judgment affirmed. Hamilton' Admx, et al v. Riney, et al. (Decided November 2, 1910.) Appeal from Daviess Circuit Court. 1. Parent and Chiid--P1-ovision for Infant Chiid--Services of Chiid--Liability of Parent.--It is the law of this State that ordinarily the parent must provide for his infant child without regard 2. 3. 4. for to the child's estate, if the parent is able to do so. But where the parent has more estate than the child and the child performs such services in the family as children usually do for their parent, the parent alone is chargeable with his child's support. Same--Generai Rule--Conditions--Exceptions.--The general rule which requires a parent to sustain his infant child is founded on the law of nature. It is the exception to the rule where the main-tenance of the infant...
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