Mary  Wood
Thomas  J. Wood

State of Indiana
Shelby County

            BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the 4th day of October 1859, the same being the second judicial day of the October Term, of the Shelby Circuit Court, before the Honorable R.D. Logan, sole Judge of said court, the following proceedings were had towit:

Mary Wood
        VS                     Complaint for divorce No. 115
Thomas J. Wood
            Come the parties by counsel and thereupon this case is submitted to the Court for hearing and determination upon the complaint and answer aforesaid, and the court after examining all and singularly the proofs find the allegations in said complaint to be true.  It is therefore ordered, adjudged and decreed by the Court that the marriage contract heretofore existing, between the said plaintiff be and the same is hereby dissolved, annulled and held for naught as if the same had never been consummated and said plaintiff and defendant are hereby divorced and it is further ordered by the Court that the said plaintiff do have the care and custody and control of the infant children the fruits of said marriage and that she have the possession of all the personal property of which they were possessed during coverture, and said defendant is hereby enjoined and restrained from interfering in any manner with said children or the personal property of said defendant.  And said plaintiff is ordered to pay the costs herein.

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