01 December 2010

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Wiley

Amos Wiley v Sophia Wiley (Journal 6  - Nov 1861; Roll 15 case number 68 - Nov 1861)

By Pamela Pattison Lash (updated 2010)

The couple was married in 185*, Columbiana Co, OH.  Marriage records for that county have not yielded any such information. Sophia was willfully absent for three years or more.  From the 1850 Hanover, Columbiana Co, OH federal census p366A there is an Amos Wiley 30 OH living with possibly aged parents, David and Susannah Wiley.

According to the 1860 Bryan, Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH federal census p43 Amos was enumerated alone as 33 PA  There is a marriage in Williams Co, OH between Amos Wiley and Elmira Russel on 11 May 1869.  Amos may be reported as living in both the 1880 and 1900 Washington Twp, Defiance Co, OH federal census; if this is the case he was born in June 1814 in OH and by 1880 he was a widower living with his son Frank Wiley.

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