William B. Wallace v. Rebecca D. Wallace

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
William B. Wallace v. Rebecca D. Wallace
Case Date: 
1876
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Divorce

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
431
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Additional parties: Jackson Wallace, L.W. Barrett, J. H. C. Scales, John W. Wiggins, James H. Moore, and W. W. Gant. Wallaces married in 1864 and had three children aged ten, seven, and five at the time of their divorce. William claimed her temper made their marriage intolerable, including accusing him of "swindling" her and adultery. Most of the case is in MT 1119. See related case, Rebecca D. Wallace by next friend Samuel G. Dyer v. Paschal Brown in MT 1119 in which she accuses her husband of fraud.