Sarah Sowder v. Emanuel Sowder

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Sarah Sowder v. Emanuel Sowder
Case Date: 
1858
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Divorce

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
22
Notes / Description: 

Case incomplete; bond only. Sarah, widow w/10 children (most grown), married Emanuel. They first lived at her house; after 3 days, he left, rarely returned. She tried living at his house; ultimately he sent her away. Emanuel involved with Debby Ferrell, alleged paramour before he married Sarah. When suit filed, Ferrell was living with Emanuel. Sarah asked to keep her individual property, for alimony from his property, & to go back to maiden name (Long).