State v. Elijah Cagle & Elizabeth aka Betsy Bowling [Boling?]

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Elijah Cagle & Elizabeth aka Betsy Bowling [Boling?]
Case Date: 
1841
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Adultery

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County:

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

Also lewdness. Witnesses testified Betsy raised in the neighborhood in Sevier County, had lived at Elijah's with him & his wife (part of the time in the house with them & part of the time in a cabin on Elijah's land). One witness happened on defs. laying in the woods on one occasion. Another testified Mrs. Cagle had been intimate with Squire Pickins when Cagle was in the army. Witnesses included Elijah's brothers William & John, Benjamin Tipton, Squire Pickins.