Joseph Wilson v. Elizabeth Wilson

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Joseph Wilson v. Elizabeth Wilson
Case Date: 
1858
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Divorce

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
11
Notes / Description: 

Joe married Elizabeth (Philips), then a widow and, unbeknownst to Joe, pregnant, such child (of whom Joe said he could not be the father) being delivered 3 mos after they were married. A month or so later, he filed this petition for divorce. Court ruled in Elizabeth's favor, finding there was no grounds for divorce.