State v. William Milner

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. William Milner
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Child Support

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
27
Notes / Description: 

The suit is filed on behalf of Lizzie Latham, the mother of two young children fathered by the defendant who promised to marry her (and didn't) and promised to provide for the children (and didn't). The defendant's name is sometimes spelled Millener. An accompanying legal brief describes the situation as "a case of Bastardy."