James M. Young v. Martha Young

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James M. Young v. Martha Young
Case Date: 
1847
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Adultery

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
5
Notes / Description: 

The parties were married in December 1845 and lived with her until February 1846, but moved out when he discovered she was four months pregnant. Defendant sued for acts of adultery as the parties hadn't had sexual relations before their marriage.