Husband Favored Alcohol to Married Life

by Pam Pattison Lash


Rachel A. Townsend Sinclair v James Sinclair (Journal 7 p406 - 9 Mar 1870; Roll 21 case number 146 - Mar 1870)

            The couple was married on 11 Nov 1836 in Jackson, Jackson Co, MI.  Rachel claimed James was a habitual drunk for three years or more; they had children William Bryan (12) and Lucy Lucretia (10).  Rachel wanted a divorce and restoration of her maiden name.  A legal notice appeared in the Bryan Union Press. 


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