Orlando L. Brown vs Harriet L. Thomas Brown
(Journal 9 p13 -15 Nov 1876; Roll 30 case number 22 - 26 May 1876)
Pamela Pattison Lash
The couple was married in Burr Oak, St. Joseph Co, MI on 1 Aug 1871.
Orlando charged that on 20 Dec 1874 at their home in Burr Oak Harriet
committed adultery with Elias Thomas; on 23 Dec 1874 she was with a man unknown
to Orlando; and at other times she committed adultery with Elwin Russel and
other men. At the time of this
filing she lived at Fauvre River, St. Joseph Co, MI.
The divorce was granted. Orlando
later married Lucinda Moore on 19 Jan 1877, Wms Co (Marriage V4 p503).
In the 1880 Bryan, Pulaski Twp, Wms Co, OH federal census p624 the Browns
were enumerated as Orlando 50 NY –VA-NY sexton of graveyard, Lucinda C 35
OH-PA-PA, and Charles H 23 MI-NY-MI. In the 1900 Bryan, Pulaski Twp federal
census p183, the Browns were listed as Orlando Apr 1829 (71) NY-VT-NY married 23
years, Lucy May 1845 (55) OH-PA-PA no children. Orlando died in Wms Co on 6 July
1908 (Death V3 p13). By the 1910 Bryan federal census p184 Lucy Brown appeared
as Lucy 64 and Gilbert Moore 62 OH brother.
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