Anoka County, Minnesota

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Lillian and Frank Daly
Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) Feb. 15, 1895; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Lillian R. Daly yesterday began proceedings for divorce and alimony from her husband, Frank C. Daly, to whom she was married at Centerville, Minn., in 1887. She charges the defendant with cruel and inhuman treatment and failure to provide for her support. She claims that at divers times since 1888 defendant came home drunk, and beat, kicked and threatened to kill her; at one time threatening her with a pen-knife, again with a revolver, and once sticking a putty knife through her ear. He called her vile names reflecting on her chastity. On one occasion he dislocated her knee by an assault; at another time he beat and kicked her so she as confined to her home for three days; struck her on the head with a glass decanter and beat her with an iron rod. The plaintiff says she is twenty-nine years of age and that defendant is thirty-three. They have no children.

Hamlet H. and Florence M. Hodson
Source: Morning Oregonian (Portland, OR) Dec. 23, 1905; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Divorces Are Granted by Judge Frazer.
Florence M. Hodson, who was divorced from Hamlet H. Hodson, to whom she was married in Anoka, Minn., in 1899, testified that in Minneapolis he compelled her to work as a stenographer and reporter without rest, and she was compelled to leave him, and come to Oregon to regain health. He did not support her, she said.

Humphreys vs. Minnesota Clay Company
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Saturday, May 6, 1905; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Emma Humphreys vs. Minnesota Clay company, Anoka, action for damages because of cancellation of 29 shares of company's stock. Affirmed.

Eliza Wise
Source: Crittenden Press (Marion, KY) July 26, 1900; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Eliza Wise in court at Anoka, Minn., charged James Hardy and Elmer Miller with the murder of her parents and admitted her own and her sister's knowledge of the plot.

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