The State of Indiana Shelby
Circuit Court May Term A.D. 1907
Bertha E. Jackson VS Harry E. Jackson
Bertha E. Jackson
complains of Harry E. Jackson that she is now and has been for more than 19
years a bona fide resident of the state of Indiana and for more than two years
last past has been and now is a bona fide resident of Hendricks Township Shelby
County, Indiana and her occupation is that of domestic in her fathers family for
That on the 7th day of May 1904 she was married to defendant and lived with him until the 12th day of February 1905 when the defendant abandoned her without cause and has continued said abandonment to this time, which is more than two years.
2. That the defendant has wholly failed to provide for the plaintiff for more than two years. That it is impossible for said parties to live together as husband and wife. Wherefore she asks that her name be changed to Bertha E. Fortune her maiden name and upon final trial of this Court she be granted an absolute divorce and for all other proper relief.