Jessie Lafollette v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Jessie Lafollette v. State
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Illegitimate Child/Bastardy

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
66
Notes / Description: 

Bessie Tittle is 28 and lives in Johnson City with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Tittle. She accuses the Pla. in error of fathering her illegitimate child. Bessie worked at a small store owned by her family. Pla. delivered ice and coal to the store. Bessie was 26 when she and the pla. were first intimate. Bessie originally planned on marrying Roy Crockett, a soldier, but she had not seen him for two years while he was in the army. When he came home, she was pregnant. Exhibit: Post Card from Pla.