25 February 2011

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Derby (Roll 47)

Edward Joseph Derby v Emma C. Derby (Roll 47 Box 159 case number 2072) – 29 Apr 1889 – see Sidney Derby for more data on the Derby family

By Pamela Pattison Lash

The couple was married on 24 June 1875 in St. Peter, Nicollet Co, MN.  Edward charged Emma with being willfully absent for three years or more.  They did not have any living children.

Edward Joseph Derby, the son of Thomas and Martha Badger Derby, was born on 25 Dec 1852 in Iowa.

1870 Bryan, Williams, Ohio; Roll: M593_1282; Page: 182B; Image: 368; Family History Library Film: 552781.
h/h 135/135 Derby, Thomas 58 NY carpenter
Martha 52 OH
Edward J 18 IA farm laborer
Hiram R 13 OH
Robert 7 OH

1880 Fayette, Fulton, Ohio; Roll: 1017; Family History Film: 1255017; Page: 2C; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 0443. This could be Edward and wife noted as Emily but more research needs to be done.

10 Feb 1894 – George H Bonsall married Emma Derby in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Emma (Dec 1868) MN  - again more research needs to be done on this!

1900 Bryan, Williams, Ohio; Roll: T623_1332; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 112.
Derby, Edward (Dec 1851) 48 divorced IA-PA-NY no occup (next door to county jail and a saloon)

The Bryan Democrat, 3 Nov 1904 – obit for Edward J. Derby

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