Trial Docket Circuit Court Beginning March Term 1829

Jefferson County History Center (Book #822 - 6C)

PETITIONS FOR DIVORCE and a few other excerpts

Alphabetical

By Carole Goggin

 

This book is archived in the Jefferson County History Center located in Jefferson College Library, Hillsboro, MO.The front cover has broken away

from the book and the spine is showing tears, but the pages are in good condition. Inside the cover is written: From Trial Docket of Causes

Originating in the Jefferson Circuit Court in the State of Missouri.

 

†††† Capias =†† ††A writ for attendance in court

†††† Nisi ††=Unless the adversely affected party appears and shows cause why charges should be withdrawn

Nol Pros =†† entered as not to wish to prosecute

††† Non suit= plaintiff failed to make a legal case or provide sufficient evidence

 

 

DATE††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PARTIES INVOLVED†††††††††††††† ACTION††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DECREE

Aug 1837

Chancery #3

BOUGHTON, MaryVS

BOUGHTON, Benjamin

Bill for Divorce

 

Dec 1837

Chancery #3

BOUGHTON, MaryVS

BOUGHTON, Benjamin

Bill for Divorce / Witnesses: Lawson Cooley, Clairborn Thomas, Silas Williams, Josiah Craft

Bill Granted

Nov 1841

#3

BROWN, JohnVS

BROWN, Katherine

Bill for divorce

Decree

Nov 1831

#25

COOK, Susan†††† VS

COOK, Joseph

Petition for Divorce

Decree Nisi

Dec 1837

Chancery

3rd day

DOOLIN, LavinaVS

DOOLIN, Thomas

Bill for Divorce

Non suit

Dec 1837

3rd Day #1

DOOLIN, LavinaVS

DOOLIN, Thomas I.

Bill for Divorce

 

Aug 1837

Chancery #2

DOOLIN, Lavina VS

DOOLIN, Thomas I.

Bill for Divorce

 

April 1837

3rd Day

Chancery

DOOLIN, LevinaVS

DOOLIN, Thomas

Bill for Divorce

 

Nov 1835

# 34

DOOLIN, Luvina†† VS

DOOLIN, Thomas J.

Petition for Divorce

Order of Publication

Aug 1838

In Chancery

#3

HOLDERMAN, Ann†† VS

HOLDERMAN,Christopher

Bill of Divorce

Continued

Dec 1838

#2

HOLDERMAN, AnnVS

HOLDERMAN, Christopher

Bill of Divorce

Continued

April 1839

#2

HOLDLERMAN, AnnVS

HOLDERMAN, Christopher

Bill of Divorce

Bill of Divorce Granted

Nov 1842

#44 - 4

HUNT, James Beale†† VS

HUNT, Mary

Bill of Divorce, Decree Nisi

Decree-Divorce

 

Nov 1835

#22

KLUCK, FrederickVS

KLUCK, Elizabeth

Petition for Divorce

Divorce Granted

Dec 1838

#4

McFARLAND, JohnVS

Mc FARLAND, Sally

Bill of Divorce

Continued

April 1839

#4

McFARLAND, JohnVS

Mc FARLAND, Sally

Bill of Divorce

Conít

April 1839

#4-3

McFARLAND, JohnVS

Mc FARLAND, Sally

Bill of Divorce conít from last term

Discontinued

Apr 1841

#17

MO,State of VS

HINSON, Isom

Indictment for Adultery

Conít on affidavit of plaintiff

Apr 1841

#18

MO,State of VS

SMITH, Dianna

 

Indictment Adultery

Conít

July 1831

#10

MO, State of†††† VS

HARGIS, Lovina (al) Evina

Indt for adultery and fornication

Capias

July 1831

#9

MO, State of††† VS

EVANS, Russell

Indt for adultery and fornication

Capias []

Apr 1841

#13

MO, State of†† VS

GRALEY, John

Indictmentfor Bigamy

Conít generally

July 1841

#4

MO, State of†† VS

HOGAN, WilliaM

Indictment Adultery

Conít generally last term

 

July 1841

#14

MO, State of†† VS

HINSON, Isom

 

Judgment for Plaintiff

Apr 1841

#19

MO, State ofVS

EASTWOOD, Mary

Indictment Adultery

Venue change to Washington Co.

Apr 1841

#20

MO, State ofVS

Harry, a slave

Indictment Adultery

Conít

 

July 1841

#10

MO, State ofVS

GRALEY, John

Indictment Bigamy

Conít generally

July 1841

#15

MO, State ofVS

SMITH, Dianna

Indicted for Adultery, Conít from last term by deft.

Judgment for Defendant

March1830

#19

SAUNDERS, Sabra††††† VS

SAUNDERS, Peter

Subpoena retíd

 

March 1831

2nd Day

SAUNDERS, Sabra†††† VS

SAUNDERS, Peter

Petition for Divorce

Pluries summons awarded Non Est.[Added in different color inkÖ] ďDismissedĒ

Nov 1842

#43-3

SNEED, Mary††† VS

SNEED, George M.

Submitted, Retíd, Executed

Conít

 

April 1838

#7

STEWART, WilliamVS

STEWART, Elizabeth

Bill of Divorce

 

Aug 1838

In Chancery #1

STEWART, William VS

STEWART, Elizabeth

Bill of Divorce

Dismissed

July 1833

#14

WIDEMAN, Jemima VS

WIDEMAN, Jacob

Petition for Divorce

In Chancery

April 1839

9-6

WILLIAMS, NancyVS

WILLIAMS, Samuel

Bill of Divorce

order of publication of court

Dec 1839

9-4

WILLIAMS, NancyVS

WILLIAMS, Samuel

Bill of Divorce

Dismissed