My guess is that they are witnesses to the proceeding. Testifying on behalf of one of parties to the action. (likely relatives).
Jane Jameson, sister to Susanna Jameson (married Francis Gholson) and Joseph Jameson. Jane Jameson married John Gholson.
Mr. Sargent who presented the record and proceedings may be Temple Sargent (see below).
A daughter of Temple SARGENT married Cordy SKINNER, one time Probate Judge of Franklin Co. Oran Sargent married Miss Mary Ann GHOLSON, daughter of Francis GHOLSON, who came from Botetourt Co, VA. *(Temple SARGENT b. N.C., moved (from Fkn Co., Tenn. KPJ) to Territory of Ala. near Russellville; Son Owen SARGENT b. there 1790 d. 1865; Son Harvey G. SARGENT b. 1838 d. 1904 m. Rebecca B. HARRIS