26 September 2010

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Deiper/Dupre


Matilda Deiper/Dupre v Charles Deiper/Dupre (Journal 5 p424 - 9 Nov 1855; p441 - 18 Mar 1856; Roll 9 case number 147 - Mar 1856)

By Pamela Pattison Lash (updated 2010)

The couple was married on 6 Apr 1852 in Richland Co, OH.  Their surname may be DEIPER; there appeared to be no record for this marriage in that county.  Matilda stated that on 26 June 1852 the couple was in Richland Co on their way to a religious meeting; they got about 1/4 mile on the trip when Charles stopped and pretended that he forgot a handkerchief and started back home to get one.  He left her on the road and she had not seen him since.  On 5 Sept 1855 she learned that he resided in Shelby, Richland Co, OH.  The case was dismissed.

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