03 November 2010

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Robinson (James)


Mary Spaulding Robinson v James H. Robinson (Journal 8 p173  - 8 Nov 1873; Roll 26 case number 83 - Nov 1873) – see Russell (when posted)

By Pamela Pattison Lash (updated 2010)

The couple was married in Valparaiso, Porter Co, IN on 3 July 1867.  Mary stated that on 16 Jan 1870 James left her and was willfully absent for three years or more.  A legal notice appeared in a local paper.  A divorce was granted.  In the 1870 Madison Twp, Wms Co federal census p7, Mary Robinson 21 MI without occupation lived with the Samuel and Irena Russell family.  Mary Robinson and the Russells were married in Valparaiso, so they may have known each other before moving to Wms Co.

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