25 October 2010

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Moore (Joseph)

Anna Moore v Joseph Moore (Journal 7 p348 - 2 Nov 1869)

By Pamela Pattison Lash (updated 2010)

There was no information as to when the couple was married.  Joseph had committed adultery with Rachel J. Hardesty.  Anna wanted custody of the minor child, Emma.  It appears that a divorce was granted.  According to the 1870 St. Joseph twp, Williams Co, OH federal census p241B, Anna Moore 23 OH and Emma Moore 3 OH lived with John Stoots 48 Wurtemberg and Christina 45 Wurtemberg plus their children; Anna was listed as domestic servant.

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