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The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Thursday January 3, 1924
          Mrs. Stella Ross  has been granted a divorce from  William T. Ross  in the Shelby circuit court and she was awarded custody of the child.  Mr. Ross was ordered to pay $5 a week for the support of the child and must pay the plaintiff $40 for the fee of her attorney.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday October 4, 1923
DIVORCE  ACTIONS            
            ARE STARTED  IN  COURT
          Divorce actions, filed by  Mrs. Stella Ross against  William Ross  were entered today in the Shelby circuit court by Cheney & Tolen, attorneys for the plaintiff.
          Mrs. Ross asks the decree of divorce, the custody of a son, Virgil, 8 years old and payment of support for herself and child.  She charges the defendant abandoned her April 10, 1920, since which time the couple has not lived together.  Mrs. Ross alleges that previous to the separation, the defendant kept company with other women, was away from home at night, struck, beat and kicked her.  Since the separation she has been compelled to work in a factory, the complaint alleges.  Ten dollars a week for the support of the plaintiff and child, pending action in the case, $5 a week afterwards for the child and $50 attorneys fees are asked by the plaintiff.  The couple was married January 29, 1913.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Daily  Democrat
Thursday, August 24, 1911
Page 4   column 2
          Miss Vera Wood,  of Geneva, is the guest of  Miss Maude Ross,  of west South street.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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