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Divorce News and Records, Allen Co., Indiana

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1901

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


  • 01 Jan 1901 Judge Adair granted a decree of divorce to Anna Birchman from John Birchman.
  • 04 Jan 1901 Jessie B. Lauer sues for a decree of divorce from John P. Lauer.
  • 06 Jan 1901 Louise M. Sweeney filed application for a decree of divorce from Alexander Sweeney and $500 alimony.
  • 06 Jan 1901 The divorce case of Dierkes vs Dierkes was dismissed.
  • 09 Jan 1901 Alma Kennedy sues for a decree of divorce and alimony from Clem D. Kennedy, and the Kerr Murray company was asked to withhold his wages.
  • 10 Jan 1901 Marie Ann Hooker applies for a divorce from Walter C. Hooker and asks for $500 alimony. She charges that the husband is an habitual drunkard, has been abusive and cruel, and she asks that her child be restored to her alleging that she was kidnapped by the husband Tuesday. The court has enjoined interference with household goods and the Nickel Plate railroad is stopped from paying him wages.
  • 15 Jan 1901 Stella Ward sues for a divorce from Albert Ward and asks $200 alimony.
  • 15 Jan 1901 The divorce case of Sprandel ve Sprandel was dismissed.
  • 15 Jan 1901 The divorce case of Burchman vs Burchman was dismissed.
  • 15 Jan 1901 William Dailey was granted a divorce from Anna D. Dailey.
  • 17 Jan 1901
    • Henry G. Stouder applied for a decree of divorce from Lillian Stouder and Judge Aikin granted the decree.
    • Lulu Miller was granted a decree of divorce from George P. Miller.
    • Mary A. Yerk sues Charles P. Yerk for divorce.
    • Jessie B. Sauer was granted a divorce from John P. Sauer, and custody of minor children.
    • Rebecca Zentner vs Charles Zentner dismissed.
    • Sophie Hays sues Joseph Hays for divorce.
  • 18 Jan 1901 The divorce case of Dailey vs Dailey was dismissed.
  • 19 Jan 1901 Sophia Hays was granted a divorce from Joseph Hays, given the custody of four minor children and $10 per month for their support.
  • 20 Jan 1901 Walburga Ulmer sues for a divorce from Christian W. Ulmer and asks for the custody of their children.
  • 20 Jan 1901 Fannie S. Bass sues for a divorce from Beverly C. Bass and asks for the custody of minor children.
  • 22 Jan 1901 Catherine Roach was granted a decree of divorce from Richard Roach.
  • 23 Jan 1901 Clara M. Dudley sues for a decree of divorce from Frank Dudley.
  • 23 Jan 1901 Anna Rackhamm was divorced from Ernst Rackhamm.
  • 26 Jan 1901 The divorce proceedings of Baer vs Baer have been dismissed.
  • 29 Jan 1901 Sarah B. Tousley filed another suit for divorce from Isaas N. Tousley, asking alimony and the custody of their children. She charges cruelty. The first suit was dismissed because the parties lived together after it was filed.

  • 08 Feb 1901 Dora Snyder sues for a decree of divorce from Lewis Snyder and $300 alimony. The Nickel Plate railroad is enjoined from paying wages to Snyder. The complaint charges the husband with extreme cruelty, striking his wife and threatening to kill her.
  • 08 Feb 1901 In the case of Smethers vs Smethers for divorce, the restraining order was dismissed.
  • 09 Feb 1901 Mrs. Emma Bessert asks the court to set aside the divorce obtained by her husband, Gustave Bessert, to open up proceedings and give her a hearing, which she asserts she did not have in the matter.
  • 09 Feb 1901 Lewis Snyder may find himself in serious trouble for defying the order of Judge Aikin in the suit for divorce instituted by his wife, Dora. Snyder who is employed by the Nickel Plate railroad, excluded his wife from their home by force and compelled her to walk the streets at night. The matter was brought to the attention of Judge Aikin and he has ordered Snyder to appear before him and explain.
  • 10 Feb 1901 Judge O'Rourke granted to Alice Magnet a divorce from George Magnet, the custody of their child and $1.50 a week for its support.
  • 10 Feb 1901 Marquerite Dresch was granted a divorce from George T. Dresch, the custody of one child and $450 alimony.
  • 10 Feb 1901 Mr. Snyder, who violated the court's instructions, was given a chance to redeem himselp.
  • 12 Feb 1901 John Reider sues for divorce from Nancy J. Reider, who is charged with cruelty and neglect of duties as a wife.
  • 12 Feb 1901 Judge O'Rourke heard the evidence in the divorce case of David Linton vs Sarah Linton and refused to issue a decree to the husband.
  • 13 Feb 1901 In the divorce case of Sarah B. Tousley vs Issac M. Tousley, the General Electric Light company is enjoined from paying, and Tousley is enjoined from receiving his wages. Tousley's house was ravaged by fire Monday.
  • 14 Feb 1901 Emma Sanders sues for a divorce from Alex Sanders and $1000 alimony.
  • 16 Feb 1901 Lawrence E. Bittenger vs Ethel Bittenger, the judgement entered two years ago modified and plaintiff awarded custody of minor children on defendants petition.
  • 16 Feb 1901 Sarah B. Tousley was granted a divorce from Isaac M. Tousley, the custody of minor children and $10 per month for their support.
  • 17 Feb 1901 Nettie Repp sues Rufus Repp for a divorce.
  • 19 Feb 1901 Jennie C. Hay applies for a decree of divorce from Samuel Hay. The complaint alleges that they were married in 1887, but have not lived together for three years past, and that for two years the defendant has not provided for her although able to do so. She also asks for the custody of their two children aged 10 and 12 years.
  • 19 Feb 1901 Dora Snyder was granted a decree of divorce from Lewis Snyder, the household goods at No. 38 Ewing Street and $50 alimony. The Nickel Plate railway is ordered to pay the clerk of the court $50 in satisfaction of judgement.
  • 23 Feb 1901 Emma Sanders was granted a divorce from Alexander Sanders, was given $25 and permission to resume her maiden name, Anna Bierbaum.
  • 24 Feb 1901 Lilly Bellamy was granted a divorce from William H. Bellamy, and custody of five minor children.
  • 26 Feb 1901 In the case of Bessert vs Bessert, the plaintiff files an amended complaint.
  • 27 Feb 1901 Clarence L. Birely sues for a decree of divorce from Anna M. Birley.
  • 27 Feb 1901 Ada Flinn sues William Flinn for a divorce. The complaint alleges that the two were married in 1877 and lived together for less than a year, when the plaintiff was obliged to separate from the defendant by reason of cruel treatment to her, and that she has continued to live apart from him ever since and has since supported herself.

  • 01 Mar 1901 In the case of Nettie Repp vs Rufus Repp the defendant defaulted.
  • 03 Mar 1901 In the case of Bessert vs Bessert, motion to set aside judgement was denied and judgement rendered for the defendant.
  • 08 Mar 1901 Cecelia McGovern sues for a decree of divorce from Thomas McGovern.
  • 08 Mar 1901 Stella Ward was granted a decree of divorce from Albert Ward and allowed to resume her maiden name, Stella Bates.
  • 09 Mar 1901 Ada Flinn was granted a decree of divorce from Wm. Flinn.
  • 11 Mar 1901 Ida Schulz sues for a decree of divorce from Herman Schulz, the custody of their child and $1000 alimony. Herman Schulz was enjoined from visiting or annoying her.
  • 12 Mar 1901 The divorce case of Racht vs Racht was dismissed.
  • 12 Mar 1901 The divorce case of Bireley vs Bireley was dismissed.
  • 13 Mar 1901 Alma Z. Kennedy was granted a divorce from Clem Kennedy, the custody of two children and $12 per month alimony.
  • 13 Mar 1901 Josephine Winkler sues for a divorce from Frederick Winkler, and asked for $500 alimony and a restraining order preventing the defendant from disposing of his property pending the trial of the case.
  • 19 Mar 1901 The case of White vs White was dismissed.
  • 19 Mar 1901 The case of Blasising vs Blaising was dismissed.
  • 20 Mar 1901 Mary C. Hockley was granted a decree of divorce from William Hockley and her maiden name restored.
  • 21 Mar 1901 Mrs. Mary Kessler applied for a divorce from Dr. Abraham J. Kessler, charging that the doctor is not a fit man to live with. The wife charges the doctor with cruelty and because of his temper she could not live with him.
  • 21 Mar 1901 Judge O'Rourke has granted a divorce to Josephine Shuey from William Frank Shuey.
  • 21 Mar 1901 Harry Yates was granted a decree of divorce from Addie Yates.
  • 21 Mar 1901 The divorce case of Cohgan vs Cohagan was dismissed.
  • 22 Mar 1901 Jennie Butts has filed application for a decree of divorce from Charles Butts. The parties were married in 1889, but have not lived together for eight years, and failure to provide and abandonment are the charges alleged.
  • 22 Mar 1901 Addie Yates was granted a decree of divorce from Harry Yates, after a nasty contest.
  • 22 Mar 1901 Ida Schultz was granted a divorce from Herman Schultz. Plaintiff was given the custody of nine minor children and was awarded an allowance of $20 a month for their support to a period of five years and $10 per month for a period of five years thereafter.
  • 23 Mar 1901 The case of Bobay vs Bobay was dismissed.
  • 23 Mar 1901 Josephine Winkler was granted a decree of divorce from Frederick Winkler and allowed to resume her maiden name, Josephine Gerber.
  • 24 Mar 1901 Frances Geeting applies for a decree of divorce from Astian Geeting. They lived at Huntington when the husband's love cooled. He sent his wife to Fort Wayne with a purse of .75 cents and later shipped her wardrobe with a note that he did not care to see her again. When she was quite ill he would not respond to her call, and she thinks it time to be free from him.
  • 26 Mar 1901 Rosa Miller filed an application for divorce from Philip Miller and wants the custody of their three children. The plaintiff alleges that the defendant has beaten her, abused her and called her vile names.
  • 28 Mar 1901 Anna Wybourn sues for a divorce from Charles J. Wybourn.
  • 29 Mar 1901 Mrs. Mary D. Messler began action against her husband, Israel Messler for an accounting and judgment in the sum of $10.000. The parties have long resided in Lafayette township, but now live in the city. Mrs. Messler sets forth that when she married Mr. Messler, over twenty years ago, she had a farm of 114 acres that they have cultivated jointly, but now when she asks a division of the fruits of their labors the husband contends that all belongs to him. She insists that she is entitled to an equal share of the profits of the land and to enforce her rights she brings suit. In twenty years she has had but about $400 cash from the farm and this she believes is an unfair division.

  • 02 Apr 1901 Emelie Reimann began proceedings for divorce against Fred A. Reimann. A former suit against the husband was dismissed because then he was not a resident.
  • 02 Apr 1901 Anna C. Garman was granted a decree of divorce from Delbert A. Garman, $450 alimony, $50 attorney fees and $5 a month for the support of their minor child of ten years.
  • 02 Apr 1901 The case of Emilie Reimann vs Frederick Reimann was dismissed.
  • 03 Apr 1901 Jennie Williams files application for a decree of divorce from Benjamin Williams.
  • 03 Apr 1901 Nina P. Briggs begins proceedings in the superior court for a decree of divorce from Frank W. Riggs on the ground of abandonment.
  • 04 Apr 1901 Judge O'Rourke granted Nancy J. Reider a decree of divorce from John Reider on the wife's cross complaint, and restored her maiden name, Nancy Black.
  • 04 Apr 1901 Mary E. Johnson applies for a decree of divorce from Richard M. Johnson.
  • 06 Apr 1901 Mary E. Weist sues for a divorce from Horatio Weist.
  • 08 Apr 1901 In the case of Sarah Burger vs Joseph Burger, nun pro tune entry was ordered of the decree of judgment entered a year ago.
  • 10 Apr 1901 William Warcup, whose arrest on the charge of insanity has been noted, was released from jail yesterday in a writ of habeas corpus issued by Judge O'Rourke. Mr. Warcup is declared to be sane. During the day his wife instituted proceedings for divorce and a decree was issued in the circuit court, giving her the custody of their two minor children and the title to their farm near Huntertown. The parties were once before divorced and remarried.
  • 10 Apr 1901 The case of Tegtmeyer vs Tegtmeyer was dismissed.
  • 11 Apr 1901 In the superior court the case of Watson vs Watson was dismissed.
  • 12 Apr 1901 Martha B. Dunifon sues for a decree of divorce from Frank S. Dunifon.
  • 12 Apr 1901 Emelie Reimann was granted a decree of divorce from Frederick A. Reimann, the custody of four children and $1000 alimony.
  • 16 Apr 1901 Cyrus A. Stoler filed application for a decree of divorce from Lillie M. Stoler.
  • 17 Apr 1901 Mary I. Osterman sues for a decree of divorce from William Osterman and the Wayne Knitting Mill company is ordered by the superior court to hold the defendant's wages until the case is heard.
  • 17 Apr 1901 Rose E. Hosler sues for a decree of divorce from Edward Hosler.
  • 17 Apr 1901 Anna Tagtmeyer sues for a decree of divorce from Louis Tagtmeyer.
  • 17 Apr 1901 Mattie W. Woods filed an application for a decree of divorce from John C. Woods.
  • 19 Apr 1901 Annie Tagtmeyer was granted a divorce from Louise E. Tagtmeyer and her maiden name, Annie Mailey was restored.
  • 19 Apr 1901 Maude C. Koehniein secured a divorce from John Koehniein and is allowed to resume her maiden name, Maude C. Traxler.
  • 21 Apr 1901 Judge O'Rourke granted Samuel Jackson a decree of divorce from Amanda Jackson.
  • 21 Apr 1901 Judge O'Rourke granted Frances Emrick a divorce from August Emrick.
  • 21 Apr 1901 Judge Aikin granted to Frances Geeting a decree of divorce from Austin Geeting.
  • 26 Apr 1901 Karie V. Heitz sues for a decree of divorce from Lillian Heitz.
  • 26 Apr 1901 Alice Cutshall sues for a decree of divorce from Albert Cutshall. She asks for the custody of their child and an allowance for its support.
  • 26 Apr 1901 Bertha M. Hinkley sues for a decree of divorce from Edwin G. Hinkley.
  • 26 Apr 1901 Mary A. Osterman was granted a divorce from Wm. F. Osterman.
  • 28 Apr 1901 Belle Hanchett was granted a decree of divorce from Miles Hanchett.

  • 01 May 1901 Karie Heitz was granted a decree of divorce from Lillian Heitz. The wife gets the custody of their child.
  • 02 May 1901 Sarah Smith files application for a decree of divorce from George E. Smith.
  • 02 May 1901 Delbert A. Garman was cited to appear to show cause why he should not be punished for contempt of court in failing to turnover to his divorced wife the sum of $50, as he had been ordered to do. Judge Aiken found him guilty of contempt and sent him to jail to remain there until the $50 was paid.
  • 04 May 1901 Jennie Pfeiffer sues for a decree of divorce from John Pfeiffer, charging abandonment. The wife asks to have her maiden name, Jennie McConnell restored.
  • 04 May 1901 Eric A. Siebert sues for a divorce from Frances M. Siebert.
  • 05 May 1901 Jennie Pfeiffer was granted a decree of divorce from John Pfeiffer and the wife's maiden name, Jennie McConnell was restored.
  • 07 May 1901 Elmore L. Shannon sues for a decree of divorce from Geo. Shannon, alleging abandonment and failure to provide for his family.
  • 09 May 1901 Catherine Fegan sues for a decree of divorce from Joseph Fegan.
  • 09 May 1901 Mrs. Ida M. Hewitt was granted a decree of divorce from Frank M. Hewitt, and her maiden name, Whitney was restored.
  • 22 May 1901 William C. Melick sues for a decree of divorce from Mattie Melick, who is charged with cruel conduct, the use of foul language and failure to sustain the relations of wife.
  • 24 May 1901 Sophia M. Ditton sues for a decree of divorce from Clarence Ditton.
  • 24 May 1901 Chas. W. Sandmeyer sues for a decree of divorce from Mary E. Sandmeyer.
  • 24 May 1901 Robert Brandenburg sues for a decree of divorce from Matilda Brandenburg. The complaint charges that the defendant threatened to poison him
  • 24 May 1901 Louis B. Ertel sues for a decree of divorce from Anna M. Ertel. The wife is accused of throwing cups & saucers at the husband and threatening him with a knife.
  • 24 May 1901 The application of Mrs. Kessler for a decree of divorce from her husband, Dr. A. J. Kessler is on trial in the circuit court before Judge O'Rourke. Mrs. Kessler is endeavoring to establish charges of immoral conduct against the doctor, and in turn the doctor is introducing testimony to prove that his wife has nothing to complain of. Both the principals have been on the witness stand and their story of marital encounters was sensational to put it mildly. Names of prominent men and some women are implicated and the court room is thronged with men and women straining their ears to catch every work of the nasty and suggestive language used by the witnesses.
  • 25 May 1901 Catherine Roy was granted a divorce from John R. Roy and permission to resume her maiden name, Duplain.
  • 26 May 1901 The court handed down a decision in the Kessler divorce case, which was completed Friday evening. Mrs. Kessler is granted a decree of divorce from Dr. Kessler and $1500 alimony, $350 for attorney's fees, custody of their thirteen year old daughter, and $10 a month for her support for the next two years and $15 per month for the remainder of the time until she reaches the age of twenty-one. The doctor is also ruled to pay all court costs of the trial. The alimony and other allowances do not affect the real estate value at $4400, which is held by Dr. and Mrs. Kessler jointly, all allowances being separate and distinct and she retaining her interest in the property.
  • 28 May 1901 Mary A. Drewery sues Samuel Drewery for divorce.

  • 01 Jun 1901 Mattie M. Woods sues for a divorce from John C. Woods.
  • 04 Jun 1901 Kittie L. Wyatt was granted a divorce from George Wyatt. The court also gave her custody of their three children and ordered the defendant to pay $16 per month for their support.
  • 04 Jun 1901 In the case of Charles F. Sandmeier vs Mary E. Sandmeier, the defendant defaulted and a part of the evidence was heard.
  • 04 Jun 1901 In the case of Sophia M, Dutton vs Clarence Dutton, an alias summons was ordered for the defendant to the sheriff of Delaware County.
  • 05 Jun 1901 In the divorce case of Louis Ertel vs Anna Ertel, the defendant defaulted.
  • 06 Jun 1901 Fanny M. Britton begins proceeding for a decree of divorce from Chas. M. Britton, and the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad company is restrained from paying wages to the defendant until the case is settled. Mrs. Britton is asking for alimony.
  • 07 Jun 1901 Laura Meyers sues for a decree of divorce from William Meyers.
  • 08 Jun 1901 The case of Melick vs Melick was dismissed.
  • 09 Jun 1901 Sarah A. Miller begins proceedings for a decree of divorce from Wm. E. Miller.
  • 09 Jun 1901 Mrs. Alice Cutshall was granted a decree of divorce from Albert Cutshall, the custody of their child and $5 a month for its maintenance.
  • 09 Jun 1901 The divorce case of Britton vs Britton was dismissed.
  • 11 Jun 1901 Philip Schramm, an old soldier and inmate of the Marion Home for Veterans, began suit for divorce from Mary B. Schramm. He says his wife packed up his effects, led him to the door and told him never to darken it again. He went to the Soldier's home and now wants to be liberated altogether.
  • 11 Jun 1901 Joseph Christen asks for a decree of divorce from Nora Christen, whom he accused of adultery with Frank Kruetzer. He wants custody of their child.
  • 11 Jun 1901 Enora Mustain sues for a decree of divorce from Harvey Mustain because he has abused her and spent his time in the society of divers other women.
  • 11 Jun 1901 Judge Aiken granted Mary E. Wiest a divorce from Horatio Wiest and requires the husband to pay $10 a month for eight years for the support of three children.
  • 11 Jun 1901 In the divorce case of Wood vs Wood and answer of general denial was filed in the superior court.
  • 11 Jun 1901 Judge O'Rourke granted Mary Drury a decree of divorce from Samuel Drury.
  • 12 Jun 1901 Wilhelmina S. Puff sues for a decree of divorce from Charles B. Puff and asks for the custody of their children and provision for their maintenance. The complaint charges the husband with long continued cruelty, with striking his wife, calling her vile names, threatening her life and accusing her falsely of infidelity.
  • 13 Jun 1901 John M. Cahill sues for a decree of divorce from Cecelia Cahill.
  • 13 Jun 1901 Annie Wybourn was granted a decree of divorce from Chas. J. Wybourn and allowed to resume her maiden name, Annie C. Odell.
  • 14 Jun 1901 Mary Jane Crowl files application for a decree of divorce from Louis Crowl.
  • 15 Jun 1901 Rebecca Youse sues for a divorce from Nelson Youse. At the request of Rebecca Youse plaintiff, the court issued a restraining order enjoining Nelson H. Youse from disposing of or mortgaging his property, selling his wife's property or molesting her pending the hearing of divorce proceedings instituted by her.
  • 16 Jun 1901 George McKenzie was granted a decree of divorce from Ella McKenzie and he was given custody of their three children.
  • 20 Jun 1901 Sarah A. Miller was granted a divorce from William E. Miller and allowed to resume her maiden name, Sarah A. Bayer.
  • 20 Jun 1901 Mattie M. Wood vs John C. Wood, divorce granted plaintiff and permission to resume her maiden name, Mattie M. Chambers.
  • 20 Jun 1901 Laura Meyers vs William Meyers, plaintiff was granted a divorce and custody of child, $5 per month for its support. She is also permitted to resume her maiden name, Laura Dillow.
  • 21 Jun 1901 Mrs. Dora Rodenberg begins proceeding for a divorce from William Rodenberg. She asks alimony in the sum of $2000 and the custody of their children. The husband is now in jail because he could not give bond to keep the peace.
  • 21 Jun 1901 In the case of Schramm vs Schramm, the defendant asks for an allowance.
  • 21 Jun 1901 In the case of Tegtmeyer vs Tegtmeyer evidence was heard in support of claim of alimony.
  • 21 Jun 1901 Wm. Rodenberg was restrained from disposing of his property until divorce case is heard.
  • 22 Jun 1901 Judge O'Rourke granted to Bertha Hinkley a decree of divorce from Edwin Hinkley and custody of their child.
  • 22 Jun 1910 Joseph Christen was granted a decree of divorce from Nora Christen and custody of their child.
  • 25 Jun 1901 Bertha S. Minneker sues for a decree of divorce from Henry G. Minneker.
  • 26 Jun 1901 Mary Mason seeks a decree of divorce from John N. Mason and $3000 alimony. She charges that her husband has been extremely cruel and abusive of her for seven years.
  • 28 Jun 1901 Miss Dora Rodenberg was granted a decree of divorce from Wm. Rodenberg, the custody of four minor children and $800 alimony.
  • 28 Jun 1901 In her divorce case, Mrs. Schramm was given a temporary allowance.
  • 29 Jun 1901 Sophia Ditton was granted a divorce from Clarence Ditton, the custody of one child and $5 a month for its support.
  • 29 Jun 1901 Elenora Mustain was granted a divorce from Harley Mustain and her maiden name, Pieper was restored
  • 29 Jun 1901 Wilhelmina S. Puff was divorced from Chas. H. Puff, was given the custody of six children and $8 a month for their support until the youngest is ten years of age.
  • 29 Jun 1901 John M. Cahill was granted a divorce from Cecelia E. Cahill.
  • 30 Jun 1901 The divorce proceedings of Mary Mason against J. N. Mason were dismissed.
  • 30 Jun 1901 In the case of Sarah Smith vs E. Smith defendant was called and defaulted.

  • 03 Jul 1901 Frances E. Babcock was granted a decree of divorce from Jesse Babcock and the court restored her maiden name, Stockman.
  • 04 Jul 1901 Sarah E. Smith was granted a decree of divorce from George F. Smith and custody of one child.
  • 07 Jul 1901 Lotta M. Bennett sues for a decree of divorce from Sidney C. Bennett.
  • 09 Jul 1901 Mrs. Florence McLish sues for a decree of divorce from Ozens McLish who is serving a term in prison. The wife charges ectreme cruelty and abuse.
  • 16 Jul 1901 Caroline Seeman sues for a decree of divorce from William Seeman charging cruelty and neglect on his part.
  • 19 Jul 1901 Minnie V. Dailey sues for a decree of divorce from Frank Dailey.
  • 20 Jul 1901 Coralyn MacGregor begins proceedings for divorce from Alexander L. MacGregor.
  • 24 Jul 1901 Cora Alice Carpenter begins proceedings for a decree of divorce from Wesley Carpenter.
  • 25 Jul 1901 Mrs. Clara Hamilton sues for a divorce from Joseph Hamilton.
  • 25 Jul 1901 Lizzie Groves sues for a decree of divorce from Elijah E. Groves.
  • 27 Jul 1901 Wilhelmina Bergmann sues for a decree of divorce from Geo. P. Bergmann. The complaint is sensational, for besides charging the husband with cruelty, he charged his wife with murdering her first husband.
  • 31 Jul 1901 Mrs. Dora Belle Mathias asks Judge Aiken for a bill of divorce from John J. Mathias. She charges that he has been abusive, has called her vile names and otherwise made it impossible and dangerous to live with him. She asks alimony in the sum of $1000 and the husband is enjoined from disposing of his property until a financial settlement is arrived at.
  • 31 Jul 1901 William S. Parry wants a legal separation from Mary E. Parry.
  • 31 Jul 1901 Lotta M. Bennett was granted a divorce from Sidney C. Bennett and the custody of their four year old child.
  • 31 Jul 1901 Clara Hamilton was granted a decree of divorce from Joseph Hamilton and $25 attorney fees.
  • 31 Jul 1901 Franz Gimpel was granted a decree of divorce from Ida Gimpel.
  • 31 Jul 1901 Robert Brandenburg was granted a decree of divorce from Matilda Brandenburg.

  • 01 Aug 1901 The divorce case of William S. Parry against Mary E. Parry was up for hearing. Mrs. Parry filed a sworn answer to her husband's complaint denying his charges of cruelty and abandonment and a contest was precipitated. Finally a divorce was granted to the wife, the custody of one child and $5 a month for its support for five years. The husband was given custody of one child.
  • 06 Auf 1901 Jennie Neiswonger was granted a decree of divorce from Rolland C. Neiswonger and the plaintiff's maiden name, Jennie Double was restored.
  • 07 Aug 1901 Lillie Hankins sues for a decree of divorce from Geo. M. Hankins.
  • 07 Aug 1901 Cora Alice Carpenter was granted a divorce from Wesley Carpenter and her maiden name, Bashaller restored.
  • 13 Aug 1901 William I. Bickford sues for a decree of divorce from Anna D. Bickford.
  • 14 Aug 1901 Emile Stalhut sues for a decree of divorce from Wm. Stalhut. The complaint charges cruelty and neglect.
  • 14 Aug 1901 Susie Helling asks to be divorced from John F. W. Helling, charging the husband with cruelty, and bad conduct.
  • 14 Aug 1901 In the divorce case of Emile Stalhut vs Wm Stalhut, an order restraining the defendant was granted, to be in force until the case is heard.
  • 14 Aug 1901 In the case of Susie Helling vs John F. W. Helling, the Hamilton National Bank was restrained from paying him money until the case is heard.
  • 14 Aug 1901 Ina Lackey was granted a decree of divorce from Homer Lackey, the custody of their two minor children, $20 a month for their support for six years, and $500 alimony to the wife. She was also given the household goods.
  • 14 Aug 1904 Dora Belle Mathias vs John B. Mathias, case dismissed.
  • 16 Aug 1901 Margaret Pens sues Henry D. Pens for a decree of divorce.
  • 20 Aug 1901 Clarence L. Bireley sues for a decree of divorce from Anna M. Bireley.
  • 21 Aug 1901 The divorce case of Susie Helling vs J. F. W. Hellinger has been settled and dismissed.
  • 22 Aug 1901 Florence M. Waters filed a suit of divorce from Albert L. Waters, alleging cruelty. She said he drove her from home and left her penniless. Judge Aikens issued a restraining order enjoining the defendant from disposing of any of his property and ordered him to pay the plaintiff $5 a month pending litigation.
  • 24 Aug 1901 The divorce case instituted by Mrs. Emilie Stahlhut against William Stahlhut was settled and dismissed.
  • 27 Aug 1901 Harvey Hartle begins proceedings for divorce against Lola Hartle.
  • 27 Aug 1901 The divorce case of Bickford vs Bickford was dismissed.
  • 28 Aug 1901 Christopher C. Moon enters suit in superior court for divorce from Sarah E. Moon.
  • 29 Aug 1901 William Wilcox sues for a divorce from Lora Wilcox on the grounds of cruelty.
  • 29 Aug 1901 Millia Bauserman wants a decree of divorce from Eugene Bauserman because he has made her life miserable.

  • 05 Sep 1901 Emma Hess sues for a decree of divorce from Geo. H. Hess, charging abandonment, failure to provide for her and cruelty.
  • 11 Sep 1901 Wm H. F. Schotemeyer applies for a divorce from his wife, Anna J. Schotemeyer. William has a grievance. He married Anna in 1893 and they lived together with more or less happiness until last spring. Then the spark of love was quenched with beer. This is the story. Mr. & Mrs. Schotemeyer visited Dorrece, Russell County, Kansas. There the met Herman Krause in a social way and when William's duties as car inspector on the Wabash called him home and he slept the sleep of the just in his humble home at no. 4 Killia street, Anna lingered in Kansas and accepted the attentions of Krause. According to the husband's complaint she went out with Krause in the stirring air of Kansas and under the affectionate influence of springtime drank beer with him, sank into his arms and was hugged and squeezed. Where the husband obtained this information he sayeth nor, but he swears to it and because his wife come home can called him names, affectionately referred to him as a "d-----d Dutchman" and said she did not love him since she met Krause, he wants a decree of divorce and the custody of their child.
  • 13 Sep 1901 Ida Ormiston sues for a divorce from James Ormiston, making the usual allegations.
  • 13 Sep 1901 Louisa Edsall sues for a divorce from Frank Edsall. She asks for $1000 alimony, and also asks that the court set aside a deed of conveyance of property to the defendant's sister, Mary Edsall.
  • 14 Sep 1901 Lizzie Groves vs Elijah E. Groves. Plaintiff granted divorce.
  • 15 Sep 1901 Maud Watson began proceedings for a decree of divorce from Chas Watson, asking $1000 alimony.
  • 19 Sep 1901 Osia Stewart applied for a decree of divorce from Bert Stewart, charging abandonmant.
  • 19 Sep 1901 Grace Mason sues for a decree of divorce from Bert Mason.
  • 21 Sep 1901 Edith J. Russell sues John A. Russell for divorce.
  • 21 Sep 1901 Wilcox vs Wilcox, defendant defaulted.
  • 21 Sep 1901 Ann Payne vs Frank D. Payne. Plaintiff granted a divorce, custody of the children and $20 per month alimony for nine years.
  • 24 Sep 1901 Coralyn MacGregor was granted a decree of divorce from Alexander L. MacGregor, and the court restored her maiden name, Coralyn Armstrong Mac Laughlin.
  • 24 Sep 1901 William Wilcox was granted a decree of divorce from Lora Wilcox and the custody of their four children.
  • 25 Sep 1901 Minnie Stapleton sues for a decree of divorce from Robert Stapleton.
  • 26 Sep 1901 Charles C. Ridgeway was granted a decree of divorce from Lizzie Ridgeway and the wife was granted $150 alimony.
  • 26 Sep 1901 In the case of Watson vs Watson a temporary allowance of $25 was made to the plaintiff.
  • 28 Sep 1901Catherine Karber was granted a divorce from George Karber. The complaint was filed in the morning and got quick action.

  • 01 Oct 1901 Chas E. Toler files proceedings from a decree of divorce from Minnie Toler. They were married Sep 3rd last, according to the complaint, and lived together until September 28th last, when Minnie went wrong, if her husband is to be believed. She is charged with the use of vile language, with sitting on men's laps and doing divers other thing a good and virtuous wife should not do.
  • 01 Oct 1901 The case of Youse vs Youse was dismissed.
  • 01 Oct 1901 Minnie Dailey was granted a decree of divorce from Frank Dailey, and her maiden name, Minnie Hemrick was restored.
  • 01 Oct 1901Phoebe R. Futter was granted a decree of divorce from Joseph R. Futter and her maiden name, Phoebe Rumrill was restored.
  • 01 Oct 1901 The case of Rosa Miller vs Phillip Miller was dismissed at plaintiffs cost.
  • 04 Oct 1901 Anna Frohnapel sues for a decree of divorce from Chas. Frohnapel.
  • 04 Oct 1901 Sarah Elizabeth Miller sues for a divorce from Edward Miller.
  • 05 Oct 1901 Frohnapfel vs Frohnapfel, a restraining order was issued enjoining Pennsylvania company from paying money due defendant pending hearing of the case.
  • 07 Oct 1901 Grace Mason vs Bert Mason, divorce to plaintiff and permission to resume her maiden name, Grace Miller.
  • 07 Oct 1901 Minnie Stapleton vs Robert Stapleton, divorce to plaintiff, custody of the four children and $20 a month for their support.
  • 14 Oct 1901 George Bouvier sues for a decree of divorce from Minnie Bouvier, who according to him complaint began scolding him two weeks after marriage and has never stopped. She accuses him of infidelity and emphasizes it with blows. Some evidence in the case was heard by Judge Aiken and the matter continued.
  • 16 Oct 1901 The court refused a decree of divorce to George Bouvier from Minnie Bouvier.
  • 16 Oct 1901 Wilhelmina Bergman was denied a divorce in the case against George D. Bergman.
  • 17 Oct 1901 Anna Bickford sues for a decree of divorce from William Bickford. The husband is charged with cruelty and brutality, a restraining order was issued.
  • 17 Oct 1901 Louise Edsall was granted a divorce from Frank Edsall. She was also awarded $300 alimony and the custody of the children. The costs were access against the defendant.
  • 18 Oct 1901 Mary M, Kaiser sued for a decree of divorce from Rudolph Kaiser.
  • 21 Oct 1901 The case of Frohnapfel vs Frohnapfel was dismissed.
  • 22 Oct 1901 Mrs. Mary Marquardt files proceedings for divorce against Daniel Marquardt. She also asks $1500 alimony. The husband is restrained from disposing of his property until the case is heard and determined.
  • 23 Oct 1901 Lillie Hankins was granted a decree of divorce from Geo. M. Hankins and the custody of their child.
  • 23 Oct 1901 Isaac M. Slater was restrained from visiting his wife, Mary S. Slater or interfering with their children pending the hearing for divorce.
  • 24 Oct 1901 Susannah Bittner asks for a decree of divorce from Charles Bittner and $1000 alimony.
  • 25 Oct 1901 Judge O'Rourke granted to Millie Bauserman a divorce from Eugene Bauserman.
  • 25 Oct 1901 Judge Aiken granted a decree of divorce to Edith G. Russell from John A. Russell.
  • 25 Oct 1901 Charles E. Toler was granted a decree of divorce from Minnie Toler.
  • 29 Oct 1901 The divorce case of George Bouvier vs Minnie Bouvier was dismissed.
  • 29 Oct 1901 The divorce case of Susanna Bitner vs Charles Bitner was dismissed.
  • 31 Oct 1901 William Reeder asks for a decree of divorce from Leah Reeder. They were married in 1895 and lived together until the wife, as the complaint charges, began associating with men of bad repute and remained out with them all night. One Johnson is named co-respondent.
  • 31 Oct 1901 Lelar Miller sues for a decree of divorce from Conrad Miller. They live at No. 106 Boone street and were married in 1884. The lived together until July 1899, when trouble ended in a separation. The husband is accused of visiting a woman of ill-repute and when the wife chided him he struck and knocked her down. He has not contributed to her support since February last.

  • 04 Nov 1901 Frances A. Hirt sues for a divorce from William Hirt.
  • 04 Nov 1901 Lelar F. Miller was granted a divorce from Conrad Miller. She was awarded the custody of the three minor children and alimony of $8 per month for six years.
  • 05 Nov 1901 Mrs. Bessie A. Miller proceeded against Chas. H. Miller for deseration.
  • 05 Nov 1901 Anna Bickford was granted a decree of divorce from Wm. Bickford and her maiden name, Zelmendorff.
  • 08 Nov 1901 Mildred E. Kethcart sues for a divorce from William E. Kethcart. The parties reside near Monroeville.
  • 09 Nov 1901 Maud Gazley sues Reynold Gazley for divorce.
  • 11 Nov 1901 Rebecca Jackson sues for a decree of divorce from Silas A. Jackson.
  • 13 Nov 1901 Rebecca Jackson was granted a decree of divorce from Silas Jackson and the custody of their three children.
  • 19 Nov 1901 Barbara Hutchinson sues for a divorce from Ellmer Hutchinson.
  • 19 Nov 1901 Mary Rauner sues for a divorce from George Rauner.
  • 20 Nov 1901 Osia Stewart was granted a divorce from Bert Stewart.
  • 26 Nov 1901 Mattie Spielman sues for a divorce from Victor Spielman. She asks for alimony and custody of their child.
  • 26 Nov 1901 Rosa Hosler was granted a divorce from Edward Hosler, the court also awarding to her the custody of her child.
  • 27 Nov 1901 Frances P. Small brought suit for a divorce from Sarah E. Small. The case was taken up shortly afterward the decree was granted.
  • 27 Nov 1901 Mary Jane Crowl had enough bad things to prove about her spouse, Louis Crowl, to justify the court in declaring the knot legally surrendered.
  • 27 Nov 1901 Sarah Timmons was given a divorce from Charles Timmons, and the court awarded her $300 alimony.
  • 27 Nov 1901 Mildred Kithcart was granted a divorce from William Kithcart.
  • 30 Nov 1901 Reynold Gazley filed a rather sensational suit against Maud Gazley, asking to have his marriage to her rescinded or annulled. He alleges that he married her on April 19 last, at the instance of her father. He was a minor and in the absence of permission from his parents, who resided in Germany, the clerk of Allen county refused to issue a license. Then, he recites the defendant's father took him to Adams county, where a license was procured by mis-representation and the marriage to place.
  • 30 Nov 1901 Priatha Differdorfer sues Geary Differdorfer for divorce and alimony.
  • 30 Nov 1901 The case of Schotemeyer vs Schotemeyer was dismissed, the plaintiff having died suddenly Thursday.
  • 30 Nov 1901 Rosanna Farra for the third time entered a suit of divorce from Francis Farra, and asked for a restraining order enjoining the defendant from disposing of certain property. The couple have been in court several times, but always kissed and made-up.

  • 02 Dec 1901 Mary E. Crowell was granted a divorce from Oliver Crowell, and permission to resume her maiden name, Peckham.
  • 04 Dec 1901 Elizabeth Miller was granted a divorce from Edward Miller, and the custody of their minor child.
  • 04 Dec 1901 Barbara Hutchinson was granted a divorce from Elmer E. Hutchinson and the custody of their minor child and $6 per month for eleven years for its support.
  • 06 Dec 1901 Ollie Lowe was granted a divorce from Charles Lowe.
  • 12 Dec 1901 Anna B. Ehrhart was granted a decree of divorce from George Ehrhart.
  • 14 Dec 1901 Frederick Dawsey sues Arwilda D. Dawsey for divorce.
  • 20 Dec 1901 Lulu Jobs files application for a bill of separation from John Jobs.
  • 20 Dec 1901 Wesley Johnson asks for a bill of divorce from Nettie Johnson.
  • 21 Dec 1901 In the divorce case of Shoaff vs Shoaff, the Nickel Plate railroad was ordered to pay all wages of the husband to the county clerk.
  • 21 Dec 1901 William Reeder was granted a decree of divorce from Leah Reeder.
  • 24 Dec 1901 Mills Harrod sues for a divorce from Mary Harrod. The plaintiff's attorneys withdrew the complaint immediately, but it is known that the allegations are of a most sensational character. The plaintiff is a grain buyer for C. S. Bash and has been a resident of Arcola.
  • 27 Dec 1901 Elizabeth J. Sterling begins proceedings for a decree of divorce from Joseph T. Sterling. They were married in 1895 and the next year the husband abandoned his home and has not provided for his wife since.
  • 30 Dec 1901 Judge Aiken granted Josephine Shoaff a divorce from Warren L. Shoaff.
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