John B. Brown vs. Louise Brown
12 p14 - 21 Feb 1883)
John charged Louise with being willfully absent for three years or
more. A divorce was granted.
In the 1870 Pulaski Twp, Wms Co, OH federal census p5, John Brown was
enumerated as John 40 BAD, Caroline 26 OH, Elmer 5 OH, Philetus ½ OH. Again
there was a John B. Brown 49 Baden with wife Caroline (Wilson) 36 and sons
Elmer 15 and Ira 9 enumerated in the 1880 Pulaski Twp, Wms Co, OH federal
census p627C, but whether this was the couple has not been substantiated. This
couple was also enumerated together in the 1900 Bryan federal census as
married for 40 years, which would mark the marriage c1860.
Caroline (1844 – 1935), John B (1830-1907), and son Harvey who died
in 1875 @5M 27D are all buried in Brown Cem, Center Twp.
The absence of a discovered roll dealing with this case makes me doubt
that this is the family, unless they divorced and later remarried, or chose to
ignore the divorce. Another
possibility is that Louise was also known as Caroline.
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