J. C. Allen v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. C. Allen v. State
Case Date: 
1877
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Lewd Behavior

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
19
Notes / Description: 

J. C. Allen and Nancy Heady are accused of openly, and publicly engaging in acts of sexual intercourse without being lawfully married to each other. J. C. Allen was previously married to Anna Allen but the two divorced after J. C. had an affair with the said Nancy Heady. J. C. and Anna Allen had 6 children together. J. C. had at least two other illegitimate children.