Early Douglas
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NEFF, Joseph & J. A.; m. 28 Mar 1867 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 23 Feb 1874; no children; divorce granted 21 May 1874.


NELSON, John M. & Eletha "Lethe"; m. 26 Mar 1854 in Lane Co., OR; filed for divorce 31 Oct 1858; no children; no record of disposition.


O'NEIL, Laurance & Ann; m. 1854 in New York City; filed for divorce 25 Mar 1879; children: Jennie O'NEIL, age 22y; Margaret O'NEIL, age 20y; Thomas O'NEIL, age 18y; Joseph O'NEIL, age 15y; divorce granted 26 May 1879; custody to father; mother living in San Jose, CA.


PARKER, James W. & Margaret Ann; m. 21 Jul 1863 at Canyonville, Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 6 Apr 1876; children: Mary C. PARKER, age 11y; Leroy M. PARKER, age 9y; Loren L. PARKER, age 6y; Grace G. PARKER, deceased; divorce granted 27 Oct 1876; custody to mother; father living in Modoc Co., CA.


PARTIN, Martin & Amanda; m. 3 Nov 1856 in Keokuk Co., IA; filed for divorce 9 Jul 1877; children: Rebecca Ann PARTIN, age 17y; Leuella PARTIN, age 12y; Charles Wesley PARTIN, age 10y; Julia May PARTIN, age 3y; Melissa PARTIN, age 19y; one child deceased; divorce granted Oct 1877; custody of minor children to mother.


PATTERSON, Woodson & Alcinda; m. 4 Mar 1874 in Lane Co., OR; filed for divorce 24 Aug 1878; no children; divorce granted 26 Nov 1878.


PEARCE, L. M. & Cassindra; m. 11 May 1837 in Fountain Co., IN; filed for divorce 13 Apr 1865; children: Florence PEARCE, age 17y; Philena PEARCE, age 8y; divorce granted May 1865; no record of custody disposition.


PERDUE, William & Susan; m. 26 Feb 1873 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 24 Oct 1874; children: unidentified child born 17 Sep 1873; divorce granted 18 Oct 1875; no record of custody disposition; C. W. Beckwith, listed as father of Susan, was born @1810; John Perdue was listed as father of William.


PERRY, Frank & Fanny; m. 10 May 1867 at Aquina Bay, Benton Co., OR; filed for divorce 29 Jan 1875; no children; divorce granted 20 Oct 1875; Fanny was identified as a Native American.


PIERCE , John & Martha; m. 30 May 1855 in Benton Co., OR; filed for divorce 23 Apr 1866; children: Malissa PIERCE, William PIERCE, Alexander PIERCE, Rachel PIERCE & Loni PIERCE, all under 10 years of age; no record of disposition.


PLASTER, John S. & Amanda Caroline; m. 1 Dec 1867 in Oakland, Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 8 Mar 1869; no children; divorce granted 12 May 1869.


PLASTERS, Mr. B. F. & M. E.; m. 29 Oct 1872; filed for divorce 2 Mar 1876; no children; no record of disposition.


RAGSDALE, John P. & Mary M.; m 11 May 1861 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 21 Sep 1866; no children; divorce granted 17 Oct 1866; Mary requested restoration to maiden name of Arrington.


RANDALL, David G. & Harriet M.; m. 11 Jan 1849 in Crawford Co., PA; filed for divorce 17 Sep 1857; children: William RANDALL, age 1y; no record of disposition.


RAPPLEYE, Jeremiah & Lovina; m. 26 Jan 1859 in Roseburg, Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 17 Jan 1872; no children; no record of disposition.


RICE, Richard S. & Martha J.; m.22 Dec 1868 in MO; filed for divorce 16 Apr 1874; children: James Thomas RICE, age 4y; Charley W. RICE, age 2y; no record of disposition.


RICE, Edward A. & Ruby; m. 7 Jul 1868 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 9 Feb 1876; children: George Edward RICE, age 5y; divorce granted 20 May 1876; custody to mother; father believed to be in Utah.


ROBERTS, Nelson & Ruby J.; m. 3 Oct 1858 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 4 Mar 1867; children: Jefferson ROBERTS, age 6y; Mary Louisa ROBERTS, age 4y; Robert ROBERTS, age 3y; divorce granted 20 May 1867; custody to mother; father thought to be in Montana; Ruby requested restoration to maiden name of Yokum.


RODERICK, William A. & Margaret Jane; m. 13 Nov 1859 in Camden, MO; filed for divorce 11 Feb 1869; no children listed; divorce granted 13 May 1869.


ROSE, Joseph & C. Augusta; m. 7 Jul 1867 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 15 Apr 1879; children: Charles ROSE, age 11y; Melissa ROSE, age 9y; Josephine ROSE, age 7y; Walter ROSE, age 3y; a child deceased; divorce granted 30 may 1879; custody to mother.


RUFF, Jacob & Mary Josephine; m. 1849 in Munroe Co., IL; filed for diovrce 11 Aug 1857; no children; case transferred to Jackson Co., OR; Mary J. listed her first marriage to Francis Noreaka 1844 in Pueblo, Mexico.


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This page updated 07 Dec 2014


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