Jefferson County, MO†† TERM DOCKET

Trial Docket Beginning May Term 1886-1889††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

PETITIONS FOR DIVORCE and a few other excerpts

Alphabetical

By: Carole Goggin

Jefferson College History Center, Hillsboro, MO Book #824 6-C

The front and back covers are broken away from the spine.

 

Conít = Continue the case

Div = Divorce

Def = Default (somebody didnít show up in court) and

Defd = Defendant

Jeff Demo = Jefferson Democrat Newspaper

Ord Pub = order the divorce proceeding to be published in the paper

Plff = Plaintiff or in the unique case of this bookPlantiff

 

 

 

DATE / entry #†††††††††††† PARTIES INVOLVED††††††††† ††††††††ACTION†††††††††††††† †††††††††WITNESS(ES )

Sept 14 1886

30

ACHTER, August F. VS

ACHTER, Sarah E.

Div

Amt 30 days & Conít

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

Henry D. Achter, Louisa Bradshaw, Benjamin Goodman

Louis Miller

Sept 1888

148

AKINS, Thomas D.VS

AKINS, Isabella A.

Div

 

Jan 14, 1889

30

ADKINS, Thomas D. VS

ADKINS, I sabella A.

Div

Default and Conít

 

Sept Term 1886

95

ALLRED, James F. VS

ALLRED, Ellen

Divorce

 

May 11 1886

18

BAUER, Mary VS

BAUER, Jacob

Div

Default and Conít

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

Mike Lynch

Levi Miller

May Term 1888

BECKER, John VS

BECKER, Emma

Divorce

 

June 8†† 1888

BECKER, John VS

BECKER, Emma

Divorce

 

Sept 10, 1888

54

BECKER, John VS

BECKER, Emma

Div

Default & Conít

Witness for the Plantiff

George Rasch

May Term 1889

82

BLANK, Philip VS

BLANK, Mary

Divorce

 

May 17 1888

BOISRAME, Rene F. VS

BOISRAME, Deborah

Divorce

 

May Term 1888

BOISRAME, Rene F. VS

BOISRAME , Deborah

Divorce

 

Sept 10, 1888

47

BOISRAME, Rene VS

BOISRAME, Deborah

Div Ė motive for alimony pendente lite. Trial of motive & $20 allowed, $10 payable Aug 1st & 10th, and Sept 1st.

 

May Term 1888

CARSON, Wm V. VS

CARSON, Melvina

Divorce

 

May 17 1888

CARSON, Wm V. VS

CARSON, Melvina

Divorce

 

May Term 1889

85

CARSON, M. V. ††††VS

CARSON, Melvina

Divorce

Ord pub

 

May, 16, 1887

 

CLEMENS, Louise VS

CLEMENS Elijah

Div; Ord pub Jeff Demo[crat]; & Conít

 

Sept 14, 1887

42

CLEMENS, Louise VS

CLEMENS, Elijah

Div

Default and Conít

 

Jan Term 1889

119

COLLIER, Charles VS

COLLIER, Hannah

Divorce

 

May 15, 1889

46

COLLIER, Charles VS

COLLIER, Hannah

Div

Conít

 

Jan 10, 1888

32

CREASON, Emily J. VS

CREASON, Levi S.

Div Conít

 

Sept 14, 1887

43

CREASON, Emily VS

CREASON, LeviS.

Div

Default and Conít

 

May 16, 1887

63

CREASON, Emily VS

CREASON, Levi

Div

Default & Conít

 

May Term 1888

18

CREASON, Emily†† VS

CREASON, Levi

Divorce & Conít

 

May15, 1888

18

CREASON, Emily VS

CREASON, Levi

Div Conít

 

June 7 1886

12

CUMMINS, Christine VS

CUMMINS, George

Div

Conít to June

 

Sept 14 1886

33

CUMMINS, Christine VS

CUMMINS, George

Prof published.

Default & Conít

 

May 11 1886

31

DAVIS, Margaret R. VS

SULLENS, Emory

Breach of Promise

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

Hannah Jane Kidd, Hannah Jones

Nancy Medley, Isaac W. Mayfield

May††††† 1886

70

DeGEAR, Margaret

Adultery

 

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

Louis DeGeare

Pat Cunningham

Louis Key,Alex Gordon

Sept Term 1886

83

DEGEARE, Louis †††††††VS

DE GEARE, Margaret

Divorce

 

Jan Term 1887

108

DIARD, Mary †††††††††††††VS

DIARD, V. F.

Divorce

 

May 10, 1887 60

DIARD, Mary †††††††††††††VS

DIARD, V. F.

Div

Ord. Pub Jeff Demo

& Conít

Witness for the Defendant

Penny McGee, Ceclia McGee, Aaron Schafer, G.W. Keeton, Annie Keeton, Cynthia Schafer, Harriett Bates, Suse Jordon, J. V. Haefner, Henry Shearlock, Matilda Matthews, C. G. Warne

May Term 1887

85

DIARD, Mary ††††††††††††VS

DIARD, V. F.

Divorce

Ord pub

 

Sept 12, 1887

85

DIARD, Mary ††††††††††††VS

DIARD, V. F.

Div

Ord pub

 

Jan Term 1889

126

DICKINSON, Annie††† VS

DICKINSON, Samuel

[blank]

 

May 15, 1889

51

DICKINSON, Amie †††VS

DICKINSON, Samuel

Div

Alias & Conít

 

May 17 1888

DUBRAY, Ella †††††††††††VS

DUBRAY, William

Divorce

 

May Term 1888

DUBRAY, Ella ††††††††††VS

DUBRAY, William

Divorce

 

Jan 16, 1889

45

DUBRAY, Ella †††††††††††VS

DUBRAY, William E.

Div

Conít

 

Jan Term 1887

99

DUNIGAN, Maria Magdalena †††††††††††††††††††VS

DUNIGAN, John

Divorce

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

Daniel Bonacker

Elias Burgess

May 10, 1887

58

DUNNIGAN, Maria M. VS

DUNNIGAN, John

Div

Leave to Ans. 30 days

 

 

May Term 1888

DUPERRET, Earnest VS

DUPERRET, Dena

Divorce

 

May 17 1888

DUPERRET, Earnest VS

DUPERRET, Dena

Divorce

 

Jan 14, 1889

29

DUPERRET, Ernest †††VS

DUPERRET, Dena

Div

Default & Conít

 

Jan Term 1889

120

EASLEY, Marion †††††††VS

EASLEY, Nancy Ellen

Divorce

 

May 15, 1889

47

EASLEY, Marion †††††††VS

EASLEY ,Nancy Ellen

Div

Summons to Ė

St. Charles Co., Conít

 

Jan Term 1889

101

EVANS, Altha ††††††††††VS

EVANS, Frederick W.

Divorce

 

May 13, 1889

15

EVANS, Altha †††††††††††VS

EVANS, Frederick W.

Div

Default & Conít

 

Sept Term 1886

76

FARLEY, Annie †††††††††VS

FARLEY, Michael

Divorce

 

 

Jan 10, 1887

20

FARLEY, Annie ††††††††††VS

FARLEY, Michael

Div

Proof Pub

Default& Conít

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

Leo Kohler

George Reis

Sept Term 1886

102

FISHBACK, Alexis J.VS

FISHBACK, Mary A.

Divorce

 

Jan 12, 1887

39

FISHBACK, Alexis J. VS

FISHBACK, Mary

Div

Proof pub

Default & Conít

 

Sept Term 1886

101

GARRETT, Bridgett†† VS

GARRETT, Erasmus

Divorce

Order Pub & Conít

 

Jan 12, 1887

57

GARRETT, Bridgett †††VS

GARRETT, Erasmus N.

Div

Ord pub

No proof made & Conít

 

May 9, 1887

14

GARRETT, Bridget†††† VS

GARRETT, Erasmus

Div Conít

 

Sept 14 1886

41

GOODWIN, Joseph VS

GOODWIN, Mahala

Div

Order pub & Conít

 

Jan 12, 1887

56

GOODWIN, Joseph VS

GOODWIN, Mahala

Div

Order pub .

No proof made & Conít

 

May 9, 1887

7

GOODWIN, Joseph VS

GOODWIN, Mahala

Divorce

 

Sept 12, 1887

7

GOODWIN, Joseph VS

GOODWIN, Mahala

Div

Default & Conít

Ord. pub & Conít

 

Sept 14 1886

24

GOZA, John A. †††††††††VS

GOZA Cora

Div

Conít to June

Default & Conít

 

Jan 10, 1887

14

GOZA, John ††††††††††††††VS

GOZA, Cora

Div Conít

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

Frank Gibbons

Sept 101888

GRAHAM†† , Annie VS

GRAHAM, James P.

Divorce

Proof of pub, default & Conít

 

May Term 1888

19

GRAHAM, Annie J.VS

GRAHAM, James P.

Divorce

Proof Pub, default, & Conít

 

Jan 12, 1888

81

GRAHAM, Annie ††††††VS

GRAHAM, James P.

Divorce

 

May15, 1888

19

GRAHAM, Annie ††††††VS

GRAHAM, James P.

Div

Proof Pub, default & Conít

 

Jan 14, 1889

15

GRAHAM, Annie †††††††VS

GRAHAM, James

Div Conít

 

May 13, 1889

9

GRAHAM, Annie J.†† VS

GRAHAM, James P.

Div Conít

 

Sept Term 1887

64

GROOM, James F. ††††VS

GROOM, Annie F.

Div

Ordered Pub

 

Jan 10, 1888

33

GROOM, James F.VS

GROOM, Annie E.

Div

Default & Conít

 

May Term 1887

107

HAMBLE, Phoebe C. VS

HAMBLE, Joseph N.

 

Divorce

 

Sept 14, 1887

39

HAMBLE, Phoebe C. VS

HAMBLE, JosephN.

Div

Default and Conít

 

May 11 1886

42

HAMILTON, Mary S. VS

HAMILTON, W. J.

Divorce

Proof & Pub, default

& Conít

 

May Term 1888

HANLEY, Sarah E. ††††VS

HANLEY, George

Divorce

 

May 17 1888

HANLEY, Sarah E.††††† VS

HANLEY, George

Divorce

 

Jan 16, 1889

46

HANLEY, Sarah E. †††VS

HANELY, George W.

Div

Conít

 

May 13, 1889

10

HANLEY, Sarah††††††† VS

HANELY, George

Div Conít

 

May Term 1889

84

HARDESTY, Jennie ††††VS

HARDESTY, Wallis

Divorce

Ord pub

 

May 11 1886

43

HAWKINS, Julia ††††††††VS

HAWKINS, Jno. M.

Divorce

Proof & Pub, default

& Conít

 

Jan 16, 1889

58

HEUSLIS, A. C. †††††††††††VS

HEUSLIS, Florence

Div

Default & Conít

 

Sept Term 1888

112

HEUSTES, A. C. ††††††††VS

HEUSTES, Florence

Divorce

Order of Pub

 

Sept Term 1887

88

HICKS, George V. ††††VS

HICKS, Mary T.

Divorce

 

Jan 11, 1888

45

HICKS, Geo. V.†††††††††† VS

HICKS, Mary T.

Div

Default & Conít

 

Jan Term 1889

97

HUGHES, Annie E.†††† VS HUGHES, George

Divorce

 

May 15, 1889

35

HUGHES, Amie ††††††††††VS

HUGHES, George S.

Div

Def & Conít

 

Sept 14 1886

30

JONES, Hannah J. †††††VS

JONES, Silas G.

Default &

Conít

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

Parolee Ogle

Frank Ogle, John Ogle

Jan Term 1889

106

KING, Brilla C. ††††††††††VS

KING, John

Divorce

 

May 15, 1889

37

KING, Brilla C. †††††††††††VS

KING, John A.

Div

Order pub Jeff Demo, proof pub filed, Conít

 

Sept Term 1887

98

KYLE, Alonzo †††††††††††††VS

KYLE, Frances

Divorce

 

Jan 12, 1888

65

KYLE, Alonzo †††††††††††††VS

KYLE, Frances

Div

Alimony $5.00 per month to begin Sept 12. Leave to ans 30 days, & Conít

Witness(es) for the Defense

Martha L. Gannon, Paul Lee, Mrs. Sarah Miller

May 17 1888

LEAVENS, Minnie ††††VS

LEAVENS, George

Divorce

 

May Term 1888

LEAVENS, Minnie †††††VS

LEAVENS, George W.

Divorce

 

Sept 10, 1888

53

LEAVENS, Minnie †††††VS

LEAVENS, George

Div

Order pub & Conít

 

Jan 16, 1889

68

LEAVENS, Minnie †††††VSLEAVENS, George W.

Div

Default & Conít

 

May 11 1886

30

MANESS,Val A. †††††††VS

MANESS, Mary S.

Div

Default and Conít

 

Jan Term 1887

105

MARSDEN, Millie ††††††VS

MARSDEN, John

Divorce

 

May 10, 1887

57

MARSDEN, Millie ††††††VS

MARSDEN, John

Div

Default & Conít

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

Mrs. Christian Tuchtman

Mrs. Conrad Pfeiffer

Daniel Bonacre

Sept Term 1886

77

MC DANIEL, Martie ††VS

MC DANIEL, James

Divorce

 

Jan 10, 1887

20

Mc DANIEL, Martie ††VS

Mc DANIEL, James

Div

Leave to ant,

30 days & Conít

 

Jan Term 1889

103

McCONNELL , Wm. J.VS

McCONNELL, Mary E.

Divorce

 

May 13, 1889

16

McConnell, William J. VS

McConnell, Mary E.

Div

Def & Conít

Witness(es) for the Plantiff:

William Vaughn

Sept Term 1887

82

MOHRER, Elizabeth VS

MOHRER, Frederick

Divorce

 

Jan 12, 1888

64

MOHRER, Elizabeth VS

MOHRER Frederick

Div

Leave to ans

30 days, & Conít

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

John McNulty, Robít Crosby, Mrs. Mahala Williams, Mrs. Mary Maness, Robít Coxwell, Geo Baker, Wm Boughton, and J. B. Dover

Sept Term 1886

84

MORSE, David W.††† VS

MORSE, Anne S.

Divorce

 

Jan 10, 1887

25

MORSE, David W. VS

MORSE, Annie S.

Div

Alimony $35 bond for cash. 65 days.

Ant 30 days & Conít

 

Sept Term 1886

91

NEWMAN, Addie ††††††VS

NEWMAN, Thomas

Divorce

 

Jan 10, 1887

30

NEWMAN, Addie ††††VS

NEWMAN, Thomas

Div

Default & Conít

 

Jan Term 1887

93

NICHOALDS, Rachel A.VS

NICHOALDS , James F.

Divorce

 

May 9, 1887

13

NICHOALDS, Rachel A. VS

NICHOALDS, James

Div; Leave to ans. 30 days & Conít

 

May 17 1888

OGLE, Delphia †††††††VS

OGLE, John

Div

Ord pub & Donít

 

Jan 12, 1888

91

OGLE, Delphia ††††††††††VS

OGLE, John

Divorce

 

May17, 1888

46

OGLE, Delphia ††††††††††VS

OGLE, John

Div

Order pub & Conít

 

Sept 10, 1888

44

OGLE, Delphia ††††††††††VS

OGLE, John

Div

Leave to ans. 30 days before next term & Conít

 

Jan 16, 1889

56

OGLE,Delphia††††††††† VS

OGLE, John

Div

Coníd on application of plff

 

Sept Term 1888

96

OGLE, George W. M. VS

OGLE, Martha

Divorce

Order of Pub

 

Jan 16, 1889

57

OGLE, George W. M. VS

OGLE, Martha

Div

Default & Conít

 

Jan 12, 1888

86

OGLE, Lucy C.†††††††††† VS

OGLE, Sherman

Divorce

 

May15, 1888

39

OGLE, Lucy †††††††††††††††VS

OGLE, Sherman

 

Div

Default and Conít

 

May Term 1888

39

OGLE, Lucy †††††††††††††††VS

OGLE, Sherman

Divorce

Dafalt [sic] & Conít

 

Jan Term 1887

104

OGLE, Martha E. ††††††VS

OGLE, Thomas

 

Divorce

Alias

 

May 10, 1887

56

OGLE, Martha †††††††††VS

OGLE, Thomas

Div

Default & Conít

 

Jan 10, 1888

34

OZARK Alfred ††††††††††VS

OZARK, Eliza

Div, Proof pub, default & Conít

 

Sept Term 1887

65

OZARK, Alred ††††††††††VS

OZARK, Eliza

Div

Ordered Pub

 

Sept Term 1887

84

PASHEA, Mary J. †††VS

PASHEA, Simeon

Divorce

 

Jan 11, 1888

44

PASHEA Mary††††††††† VS

PASHEA, Simeon

Div

Default & Conít

 

Sept Term 1887

69

PEDLEY, Annie M. ††VS

PEDLEY, Arthur

Div

Ordered Pub

 

Sept Term 1886

92

PINSON, Ida†††††††††††† VS

PINSON, Jacob

Divorce

 

Jan 10, 1887

31

PINSON, Ida †††††††††††††VS

PINSON, Jacob

Div

Default & Conít

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

R. W. McMullin,John R. Faire

May Term 1889

88

POST, John H. †††††††††VS

POST, Mary J.

Divorce

 

Sept Term 1887

86

SANDERS, Calvin ††††VS

SANDERS, Mary

Divorce

 

Jan 12, 1888

59

SANDERS, Calvin ††††VS

SANDERS, Mary

Div

Default & Conít

 

May 10 1886

3

SCOTT, Margaret †††VS

SCOTT, Henry

Divorce Continued

 

Jan Term 1887

106

SEBASTIAN, Henrietta VS

SEBASTIAN, Michael

Divorce

 

May 10, 1887

59

SEBASTIAN, Henrietta VS.

SEBASTIAN,Michael

Div

Default & Conít

 

 

 

Jan Term 1887

100

SHAW, Stella †††††††††††††VS

SHAW, Lafayette M.

Divorce

 

May 10, 1887

55

SHAW, Stella†††††††††††† VS

SHAW, Lafayette M.

Div

Default & Conít

 

May 17 1888

SHELTON, Lida A.VS

SHELTON, Edward

Divorce

 

May Term 1888

SHELTON, Lida A. ††††††VS

SHELTON, Edward

Divorce

 

Sept 10, 1888

70

SHELTON, Lida ††††††††VS

SHELTON, Edward

Div

Default & Conít

 

Sept Term 1888

81

SIMS, Eliza C. †††††††††††††VS

SIMS, Albert A.

Divorce

Order of Pub

 

Jan 14, 1889

16

SIMS, Eliza ††††††††††††††††VS

SIMS, Albert A.

Div

Default and Conít

 

Sept Term 1887

73

SINKHORN, Maggie VS

SINKHORN, Wallace

Div

Ordered Pub

 

Jan 11, 1888

43

SINKHORN, Maggie VS

SINKHORN, Wallace

Div, proof pub,

Default & Conít

 

Jan 12, 1888

83

SNYDER, Sarah E. †††††VS

SNYDER, Daniel C.

Divorce

 

May15, 1888

20

SNYDER, Sarah E. †††††VS

SNYDER, Daniel C.

Div; Ord pub Jeff Demo & Conít

 

May Term 1888

20

SNYDER, Sarah E. †††††VS

SNYDER, Daniel C.

Divorce; Ord of Pub Jeff Demo & Conít

 

Sept 1888

31

STAPLES, James W.†† VS

STAPLES, Petina

Div

 

Jan 14, 1889

19

STAPLE, James W. †††VS

STAPLES, Pelina A.

Div

Alimony $15/month by agreement

Witness(es) for the Plantiff:

John DeGonia, Catharine Robertson, John Hinsborough, James Gowan, Jane Gowan, T. Spenser, Dr. Farrar, Dr. Brickey, Landon Strickland, Chas Parks, Wm McKee, D. F. McKee, Jr., Nannie Holt, Jas Reid, Mrs. Ben Whaley, Kate Bage, Anderson Robertson, Kate Borrows, T.H. Bage, Dock Stewart, Jane Rolan & Alice Anderson

Witness(es) for the Defendant:

Jane Rotan, Dr Brickey, Dr. Farrar, Nettie Carey,& Rebecca Williams

May 11 1886

36

STRICKLAND Caroline C. VS

STRICKLAND James

Divorce

Leave to ant, 30 days before next term & Conít

 

Jan Term 1889

104

THOMPSON, L. C. †††††VS

THOMPSON, Ellen M.

Divorce

 

May 15, 1889

36

THOMPSON, L.C. ††††VS

THOMPSON, Ellen M.

Div

Def & Conít

 

Jan Term 1889

100

TULL, H. C. †††††††††††††††††VS

TULL, Mary B.

Divorce

 

Jan 12, 1888

88

VAUGHN,Annie†††††† VS

VAUGHN, William J.

Divorce

 

May 17 1888

VAUGHN, Annie †††††VS

VAUGHN, Wm. J.

Divorce

Affíd filed, ord pub Jeff Demo, & Conít

 

May17, 1888

45

VAUGHN, Annie †††††††VS

VAUGHN, William J.

Div

Affíd filed, ord pub,

Jeff Demo & Conít

 

Jan Term 1887

109

VINYARD, MargaretJ. VS

VINYARD, George

Divorce

 

May 10, 1887

21

VINYARD, Margaret J. VS

VINYARD, George

Div

Default & Conít

 

Jan Term 1889

125

WASHBURN, Harriett L. VS

WASHBURN, Thomas

Divorce

 

May 15, 1889

50

WASHBURN, Hannah L. ††VS

WASHBURN, Thomas

Div

Def & Conít

 

Jan Term 1887

102

WHITE, Joseph †††††††††VS

WHITE, Martha

Divorce

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

A. Jaccard

May 10, 1887

17

WHITE, Joseph†††††††† VS

WHITE, Martha A.

Leave to ans.

30 days & Conít

Witness(es) for the Plantiff

Ed Burgess, Henry Gibe, Gotttlieb Seivers, James Nichoalds,††† ďJimĒ-colored

May Term 1889

83

WILLIAMS, Mary A. ††VS

WILLIAMS, James L.

Divorce

Proof filed, ord pub