30 October 2010

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Pegg

Aaron Damon Pegg v Julia Kilpatrick Pegg (Journal 5 p250 - 11 Mar 1858; Roll 11 case number 88 - Mar 1858)

By Pamela Pattison Lash (updated 2010)

The couple was married in Wms Co on 24 May 1851 (Marriage V2 p115).  The bride, Mrs. Julia Kilpatrick, was the widow of possibly William Kilpatrick.  In the 1850 Pulaski Twp federal census, p91, Julia 40 PA was listed with her children James 20 PA, Oscar 10 OH, and Thomas Edgar 6 OH (b. 24 Feb 1844, Akron, OH). Aaron may have been the son of Thompson and Mary Ann Cain Pegg.  The father died in Palmyra. Portage Co, OH c Sept 1854.

Aaron stated that Julia was willfully absent on 15 Mar 1853 and lived in Ft. Wayne, Allen Co, IN.  He called Benjamin Keist and Gil Tomlinson as witnesses. A legal notice appeared in a local paper. In the 1860 NW Twp federal census, p14, Aaron Pegg 46 OH was listed with wife Elizabeth 22 OH, and daughter Hannah 2 OH.  By the 1860 Adams Twp, Allen Co, IN federal census p511 Julia Kilpatrick and her sons were enumerated as Julia 52 PA, Oscar 20 OH, and Thomas 16 OH. 

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