Carrie Young, in error v. William Young, in error

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Carrie Young, in error v. William Young, in error
Case Date: 
1896
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Divorce

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
185
Notes / Description: 

Originally William Young filed for divorce, citing adultery. Carrie Young answered denying the charge and filed her own cross bill citing adultery. The circuit judge held Carrie Young guilty of adultery. They were an African American couple. Wm Young was head waiter at the Duncan Hotel andalso ran a restaurant for African Americans on Cedar Street with is wife.