Elizabeth R. Thompson v. George W. Thompson & M. R. Rushing

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Elizabeth R. Thompson v. George W. Thompson & M. R. Rushing
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Divorce

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
18
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff claimed defendant was abusive and wanted a divorce. They married in Rutherford County on March 7, 1854, but returned to Cannon County to live. Plaintiff had a daughter from a previous marriage. Defendant threatened the plaintiffs life and she left and went to live with her father, William Wharton.