Early Douglas
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IRWIN, William & Melvina; m. Sep 1852 in Cincinnati, OH; filed for divorce 30 Sep 1879; no children; divorce granted 20 Oct 1879; William born @1832.

JAYNES, William & Elizabeth W.; m. 27 Nov 1850 in Stark Co., IL; filed for divorce 15 Aug 1856; children: Mary Elizabeth JAYNES, infant; divorce granted 12 Dec 1856; custody to mother; Elizabeth requested restoration to maiden name of LITTLE; Mary R. Little of Douglas Co., OR listed as mother of Elizabeth.

JONES, Lewis & Phoebe; m. 10 Oct 1867 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 26 Aug 1874; children: Jane JONES, age 4y; Mary JONES, age 3y; no record of disposition.

KEARNEY, Edward S. & Emily Jane; m. 1 Nov 1863 in Roseburg, Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 28 Apr 1871; children: Minerva Blanche KEARNEY, age 7y; Mary Louisa KEARNEY, age 5y; divorce granted 3 Nov 1871; custody to mother; Emily Jane born @1842; father believed to be living in Walla Walla, Washington Territory.

KEYES, E. J. & Rachel Jane; m. 2 May 1869 in Coos Co., OR; filed for divorce 7 Oct 1879; ch: Orra & Nora KEYES [twins], age 9y; Clara KEYES, age7y; Charles KEYES, age 4y; divorce granted 31 Oct 1879; custody to father; E. J. born @1829.

LANCE, William & Jerusha; m. 1847 in Hudsonville, IL; filed for divorce 28 Sep 1857; no children; no record of disposition.

LEHMANN, Christopher & Auguste Henrietta; m. Oct 1852 in Dane Co., WI; filed for divorce 8 Oct 1872; children: Edward LEHMANN, age 12y 6m; Teresa LEHMANN, age 11y; Louisa LEHMANN, age 9y; Emma Clara LEHMANN, age 8y; Robert Oscar LEHMAN, age 5y; no record of disposition.

LEONARD, Isaac S. & Ellen; m. Jun 1852 in Orange Co., IN; filed for divorce 12 Dec 1856; no children; divorce granted 12 Dec 1856; Ellen requested restoration to maiden name of CATHCART.

LEVANS, John F. & Martha V.; m. 24 Oct 1876 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 18 Sep 1877; children: Imogene LEVANS, age 6m; case dismissed 29 Nov 1878.

LITELL, Thomas & Mary; m. 1822 in Beaver Co., PA; filed for divorce 8 Feb 1860; children : a son over 14 years; no record of disposition.

LONG, George T. & Ada Jane; m. Apr 1877 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 6 Mar 1878; no children; divorce granted 27 Jun 1878; George born @1853.

McCAULAY, Warren & Martha Ann; m. 3 Dec 1868 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 31 Aug 1877; no children; divorce granted Oct 1877; mother had been living in Lake Co., OR & Modoc Co., CA.

McCAULEY, Montgomery & Rachel Levina; m. 7 Jun 1863 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 26 Apr 1869; children: Martha Ann McCAULEY, age 4y; Edward McCAULEY, age 3y; one deceased child; divorce granted 17 May 1869; Rachel born @1848.

McCUBBINS, John B. & Martha J.; m. 21 Aug 1868 in Washington Territory; filed for divorce 25 Jan 1872; children: William F. McCUBBINS, age 3y; no record of disposition; James M. Yarborough listed as father of Martha; Martha born @1851.

McKIE, Antoine & Mary Ann; m. 10 Sep 1860 in Douglas Co., OR;filed for divorce 14 Nov 1871; children: Antoine McKIE, age 11y; Rosa McKIE, age 8y; no record of disposition.

MILLER, Andrew & Jane; m. 14 Jul 1862 in Auchenlock parish, Ayrshire, Scotland;filed for divorce 22 Aug 1877; no children; divorce granted 2 oct 1877; Jane was living in Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland at the time of filing, Andrew was working at Eastport coal mines in Coos Bay .

MINARD, Stephen & Louisa Ann; m. 5 May 1850 in Coldwater, Branch Co, MO; filed for divorce 5 Oct 1880; no children listed; suit dismissed 18 Oct 1880.

MONTGOMERY, John B. & Sarah Jane; m. 14 May 1870 in Jackson Co., OR; filed for divorce 4 Sep 1875; children: Mary Pauline MONTGOMERY, age 4y; divorce granted 25 Oct 1875; custody to father; mother last known residence was IA.

MOORE, Flavens J. & Emma; m. 27 Apr 1862 in Elkton, Douglas Co., OR;filed for divorce 17 Aug 1867; children: Carrie MOORE, age 5y on 30 Nov 1869; divorce granted 13 Oct 1869; custody to mother; L. P. Brown listed as Emma's brother.

MUNCY, William A. & Lucretia; m. 3 Feb 1867 in Yamhill Co., OR;filed for divorce 11 May 1872; no children; no record of disposition.

MUNDS, William & Sarah Jane; m. 18 Nov 1858 in Douglas Co., OR;filed for divorce 14 Apr 1876; children: Malvina A. MUNDS, age 16y; James Thomas MUNDS, age 14y; William N. MUNDS, age 11y; John Lee MUNDS, age 7y; case dismissed 23 Oct 1876.

MUSGROVE, William H. & Julia; m. 15 May 1856 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 20 Sep 1856; no children; divorce granted 12 Dec 1856; Julia's maiden name was Brown.

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