State v. William Phifer & Rebecca Jackson

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. William Phifer & Rebecca Jackson
Case Date: 
1876
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Lewd Behavior

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
12
Notes / Description: 

Defendants found guilty on charge of lewdness based on living together unmarried and openly engaging in acts of fornication. Defendants were fined $25, all court costs, and were placed in the Putnam Co. Jail for 4 months serving their time in separate cells.