State v. William A. Sorrells & Melinda Mead

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. William A. Sorrells & Melinda Mead
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Lewd Behavior

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
38
Notes / Description: 

Sorrells & Mead charged with cohabiting, living together as husband & wife, & having illicit intercourse, without being married to each other. Jury convicted them & fined them $50. They appealed to TN Supreme Court.