26 October 2010

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Morgan

Mary Richards Morgan v George W. Morgan (Journal 12 p334 - 15 July 1884; Journal 13 p80 - 26 Mar/June 1885; Roll 40 case number 1255 - 19 Jan 1884)

By Pamela Pattison Lash (updated 2010)

The couple was married in Bryan, Wms Co on 9 May 1883 (Marriage V5 #343).  Mary, a resident of OH for ten years, stated that George had a former wife to whom he was still legally married.  He abandoned her and she had to live on the charity of friends.  She did not know where he lived.  A legal notice appeared in the Bryan Democrat, 8 Oct 1884; after several continuances a divorce was granted.

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