22 November 2010

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Temple

William Temple v Lucinda Hull Temple (Journal 8 p48 - 5 June 1872; p78 - 30 Oct 1872; p114 - Mar 1873; Roll 24 case number 62 - May 1872; Roll 25 case number 37 - 4 Dec 1872/Jan 1873)

By Pamela Pattison Lash (updated 2010)

The couple was married on 11 Nov 1866 in Superior Twp, Wms Co, OH (Marriage V3 p619).  William, born Apr 1832 pos in Columbiana Co, OH, was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Cox Temple; the family settled in Wms Co c1852.  In the 1870 Superior Twp federal census, p27, William 39 OH lived with his brother John and his family.  William's mother, Elizabeth, had died on 20 Aug 1862 @48Y 10M 7D and was buried in the West Bethesda Cemetery.  His father died on 8 Feb 1877 @74Y 6M 4D and was buried in the Union Chapel Cemetery with his second wife, the former Susanna Wisman, whom he married on 27 Feb 1865 (Marriage V3 p426).

William charged Lucinda, parentage unknown, with adultery at their home in Superior Twp with neighbor George W. Yoder on 15 Oct 1869.  George, born c1848 OH, was the son of Harriet Sipple. On 24 Nov 1869 Lucinda left home for parts unknown and had been willfully absent for three years or more.  The legal notice appeared in the Bryan Press.  The court decided the statements were true and granted a divorce.

In the 1880 Superior Twp federal census, p31, William 50 OH resided with his brother Benjamin and his family.  By the 1880 Superior Twp federal census, p16, George W. Yoder 31 OH still lived with his mother and brothers Melvin and Perry Yorder.  William Temple's estate was probated on 18 June 1907 (Probate #4946).  He owned land in Sec 29 of Superior Twp.  

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