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Dakota County, Minnesota


Divorces


JOHN and JOSEPHINE M. DUKE

HASTINGS. - Judge F. M. Crosby has granted an absolute divorce to Mrs. Josephine M. Duke from her husband John Duke, who is now with the Thirteenth Minnesota regiment at Manilla. She was awarded the custody of their son age 4 1/2 years.
[Minneapolis Journal (Minnesota) Saturday, January 21, 1899, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]


BERNARD and MARY L. FELTON

Divorce at Hastings.
Special to The Journal.
Hastings, Minn., Dec. 24. - Judge Crosby has granted an absolute divorce to Bernard Felton from his wife, Mary M. Felton, upon the grounds of adultery. The plaintiff's age is 39 years and defendant's 28. They were married in Hastings, Oct. 18, 1887.
[Minneapolis Journal (Minnesota) Thursday, December 24, 1896, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]


ALICE AND VAN GETCHELL

. . . The other case was that of Alice E. Getchell vs. Van R. Getchell, who formerly lived at St. Cloud, Minn. The plaintiff alleged failure to support, the husband being an inmate of the soldiers' home at Mendota, Minn.
[Source: Aberdeen Weekly News (Aberdeen, SD) Thursday, July 12, 1900; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]


MR. & MRS. E. P. KIMBALL

HASTINGS, Minn., A divorce has been granted to E. P. Kimball of Vermillion from his wife on the ground of desertion.
[Source: The Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, MN) December 15, 1902; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]


JOHN and ADA L. RIPLINGER

CITY OFFICER IS DIVORCED
Adah Riplinger Claimed That Her Husband's Temper Was Incompatible.
Wife Secures Custody of Child and Gets House and Lot.

Ada L. Riplinger, wife of City Comptroller John Riplinger, was granted a divorce from her husband today by Superior Judge Bell on the grounds of incompatibility of temper. Mrs. Riplinger gets the custody of the only child, Marie Frances, and the house and lot in the Capitol Addition, which with it contents is valued at $10,000. No alimony was given.

Mr. and Mrs. Riplinger were married in Hastings, Minnesota, in December 1888. The complaint alleged that the temperaments, habits and natures of the two are entirely incompatible and that for years the relations between them have been unpleasant and unhappy. It also says there have been constant and habitual disagreements.

In his answer Mr. Riplinger denied all the allegations set forth.
[Seattle Daily Times - Seattle, Washington, Wednesday, August 17, 1904, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]


MRS. JOSEPHINE SCHWELCH

Hastings Happenings. Hastings, Minn., Oct 29. - Mrs. Josephine Schwelch, nee Mamer, of Douglas, has been granted an absolute divorce on the grounds of desertion, being awarded the custody of her children.
[Minneapolis Journal - Minneapolis, Minnesota, Thursday, October 29, 1896, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]


THEODORE C. and FANNIE WEINS

Hastings, Minn. - Mrs. Fannie Weins of South St. Paul was granted an absolute divorce from her husband Theodore C. Weins, by Judge Hodgson yesterday, upon the ground of cruel treatment and habitual drunkenness. She was also decreed the homestead and custody of five minor children.
[Duluth News-Tribune, Duluth, Minnesota, Friday, November 10, 1911, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]


AMOS and AMANDA WOOLEN

HASTINGS AFFAIRS. - Judge F. M. Crosby has granted an absolute divorce to Mrs. Amada Woolen of this city, from her husband, Amos Woolen upon the grounds of desertion. The plaintiff retains the custody of the three children.
[Minneapolis Journal (Minnesota) Monday, September 14, 1896, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]


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