Complaint  For  Divorce

State of Indiana Shelby Circuit Court
Shelby County        SS                        March Term, 1915

Lora  May  Williams
Noah  Williams

Plaintiff complains of the defendant and says that plaintiff now is and for more than two years last past has been a bona fide resident of the state of Indiana, and for more than six months last past has been a resident of Shelby County, Indiana.
            That plaintiff and defendant were married on the 2nd day of April, 1910 and lived together as husband and wife until the 23rd day of February 1915, at which time they separated and that they have not lived or cohabited as husband and wife since that date.
            Plaintiff says that said defendant has for more than two years last past wholly failed to make a reasonable or any provision for the support of this plaintiff.
            That defendant for a long time prior to their said separation has been guilty of habitual drunkenness and is now an habitual drunkard.
            That for more than two y ears immediately prior to their said separation said defendant was guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment of this plaintiff in this:  That defendant called this plaintiff vile names, struck and beat this plaintiff and frequently cursed her.
            Wherefore plaintiff prays that the bonds of matrimony heretofore subsisting between plaintiff and defendant be dissolved, and that plaintiff be granted an absolute divorce from said defendant; that her name prior to her said marriage, to wit, Lora May Haehl be restored to her, for her costs in this action and all other proper relief.
Hall & Pell Attorneys for Plaintiff



State of Indiana, Shelby County, SS:

The State of Indiana to The Sheriff of Said County---Greeting:

            You are hereby commanded to summon Mrs. Chas. Veatch (238 E. Broadway),
Mr. Major Harris and Mrs. Major Harris to appear before the Judge of the Shelby Circuit Court, at the Court House in Shelbyville, on the 28th day of June 1915, to testify in an action wherein Lora May Williams is Plaintiff, and Noah Williams is Defendant, on behalf of the plaintiff; and return this summons.
Witness, the Clerk of said Court, this 26 day of June 1915.            
Cecil B. Collins, Clerk

All Witnesses Required In Court Room 8:30 A.M.

Contributed by Barb Huff

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