17 May 2015

Florence "Flossie" Olive Manweiler Weldy v John Weldy, 1901 Divorce

By Pamela Pattison Lash

Bryan Democrat, 16 May 1901 p10 c1
The petition of Florence Weldy against John Weldy for divorce and custody of child was heard and submitted.  Divorce and custody of child granted plaintiff.  No alimony allowed.

Here's what I found on this couple:

John Weldy (10 September 1876, near Edgerton, St Joseph Twp, Williams Co, OH – 10 November 1937 Franklin, Lenawee Co, MI), son of Warren Weldy and Rebecca Stibbley/Steffy

Flossie Olive Manwiler/Manweiler (24 September 1880, St Joseph Twp, Williams Co, OH – 15 Mar 1939, Bryan, Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH, uremic poisioning); burial at Brown Cem, Center Twp, Williams Co, OH; dau of John Manwiler and Mercie/Minnie J Carr

1880 Washington, Defiance, Ohio; Roll: 1011; Family History Film: 1255011; Page: 231D; Enumeration District: 241; Image: 0687
h/h 33/36 Weldy, Warren 30 OH-PA-PA farmer
Rebecca wife 27 OH-OH-OH
Jenny dau 6 OH-OH-OH
John son 3 OH-OH-OH

27 October 1896, John Weldy married Flossie O. Manweiler Williams Co, OH Marriages V7 p78

1900 St Joseph, Williams, Ohio; Roll: 1332; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0114; FHL microfilm: 1241332
h/h 142/146 Manweiler, John 47 OH-Germ-Germ farmer
Mary J wife 40 OH-OH-OH
Flossie dau 19 (Sept 1880) divorced OH-OH-OH
Other siblings
Weldy, Vera 3 (Feb 1897)  grand-dau OH-OH-OH

May 1901 – Common Please of Williams Co, OH granted divorce to Florence “Flossie” Olive Manwiler Weldy v John Weldy
Note: she was already anticipating the divorce when the 1900 federal census was taken

19 December 1906, Williams Co, OH Flossie Manweiler married Charles Henry Freyman (Williams County Ohio Marriage V9 p342), both 26, she married once before to Weldy

Charles Freyman (19 August 1880, Center Twp, Williams Co, OH- 30 November 1963, Williams Co, OH); son of William and Almeda Phillips Freyman
They had a daughter, Helen Arlene Freyman (16 May 1911 Williams Co, OH)

Then 4 days later:
23 December 1906, John Weldy married Cora Hyland, Williams Co, OH Marriages V9 p345; he was 30, she was 20; she was the daughter of Albert Hyland and Romina McCool

1910 St Joseph, Williams, Ohio; Roll: T624_1241; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0131; FHL microfilm: 1375254
h/h 72/72  Weldy, John 33 OH-OH-OH mar 3Y mar 2x
Cora wife 23 OH-OH-OH mar 1x

1910 St Joseph, Williams, Ohio; Roll: T624_1241; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0131; FHL microfilm: 1375254
h/h Manweiler, John 58
Minnie wife 50
Carl son 20
Avera 13 grand-dau OH-OH-OH

1910 Center, Williams, Ohio; Roll: T624_1241; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0119; FHL microfilm: 1375254
h/h 337/345 Freyman, William 71 Germ-Germ0Germ farmer
Almeda wife 59 OH-PA-PA
Charles son 29 OH-Germ-OH mar 3Y mar 1x own income
Flossie dau-in-law 29 mar 2x 1/1 ch OH-OH-OH seamstress at home

1916 The Farm Journal Illustrated Directory of Williams County Ohio
John Weldy (Cora ), farmer – Edgerton, St Joseph Twp, Williams Co, OH – 2 horses, 22 cows

Vera Manweiler, dau of John Weldy and Flossie O Manweiler, married Elmer John Stausborger, 24 December 1917, Hillsdale, Hillsdale Co, MI; she was 20Y, he was 26Y

1920 Algansee, Branch, Michigan; Roll: T625_758; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 576
h/h 122 Weldy, John 43 OH-OH-OH farmer
Cora M wife 33 OH-OH-OH

1920 Center, Williams, Ohio; Roll: T625_1450; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 151; Image: 78
h/h 142/142 Freyman, Charles H 38 OH-Germ-OH farmer
Flossie wife 38 OH-OH-OH
Helen dau 8 OH-OH-OH

1930 Algansee, Branch, Michigan; Roll: 977; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0001; Image: 548.0; FHL microfilm: 2340712
h/h 29/29  Weldy, John 53 OH-OH-OH farmer mar @30Y age
Cora wife 43 IN-OH-OH mar @20Y age

1930 Bryan, Williams, Ohio; Roll: 1891; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0016; Image: 273.0; FHL microfilm: 2341625, West High St
h/h 717/39/42 Freyman, Charles H 50 implement merchant OH-OH-OH
Flossie wife 50 OH-OH-OH
Helen dau 18 OH-OH-OH