- From: Crestline Advocate
December 19, 1901
- Followed the Wedding of this
- Shelby Globe Dec 17, 1901
- Cecelia Bissell was granted
a divorce Saturday from William Bissell. The pair, it will be
remembered were married on the bridge here that collapsed while
the ceremony was being performed on July 4, 1898.
- Mrs. Bissell charged
her husband with cruelty, habitual drunkenness and failure to
provide. He lives in Cleveland at present. Mrs. Bissell resides
in East Crestline. R.B. McCroy was attorney for the plaintiff.
The divorce was granted by Judge Wolfe.
- There were many people
in Shelby who predicted a bad ending to the above marriage when
it was made. They contended that the falling of the bridge was
only the beginning of the disaster that would follow the couple
- for being parties to a public
- by Mr. Kim Butler Histed.