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Wapakoneta. O., Feb. 1.- Mrs. Opal C. Brown, formerly Miss Opal Gates filed suit for divorce from her husband Ferd E. Brown, who, as the owner of several race horses, has followed the minor circuits for the past two years. She alleges gross neglect and extreme cruelty and charges he has squandered on the races practically all of the money he inherited three years ago. [The Lima Times Democrat, Feb 1, 1906]

CROW: Rosa Crow vs. W. O. Crow - divorce [The Lima News, Jan. 4, 1929]

DAY: Rachel A. Day vs Harold V Day - divorce [The Lima News, Jan 5, 1937]

JOHNSON: Wapakoneta -- Mrs. Clara Johnson who was married to Amos Johnson in Lima last May, has filed suit for divorce. The wife claims that in just one week after marriage her husband underwent a series of chills in his affection towards her, and that he then forced her to perform manual labor on the farm in Union township. She asks restoration to her maiden name of Bitler. [Lima Daily News, Dec 3, 1908]

KNOTT: Garnet Knott vs Charles Knott - divorce granted, grounds of extreme cruelty and gross neglect, restored to her maiden name of Garnet Chesbrough. [Lima News, Apr 2, 1930]

MUSSER: St. Marys - Declaring his wife Elizabeth , an "inveterate and habitual card player" and that she plays for "large sums of money." Spencer Musser has filed a divorce petition. He asks also for the custody of their six-year old child. The principals live toward the eastern end of Auglaize-co. [Lima News, Jan 7, 1921]

Weimert v. Reiff
Florence Weimert
He Fails To Show Up - She Wins Love Suit
Wapakoneta, O., June 1 - Miss Florence Weimert, 18, of Wapakoneta has been award a default judgment for $2,000 in her breach of promise suit against Elmer G. Reiff, 30, a stock buyer of Monticello, Ind.  Reiff did not appear to contest the suit.  According to Miss Weimert's petition he also failed to appear on two different dates which had been set for their wedding. [The Day Book. (Chicago, Ill.), 01 June 1912]

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