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ACKLEY, Joseph & Martha E.; m. 2 Dec 1860 in Jackson Co., OR; filed for divorce 28 Jan 1871; no children; divorce granted; 11 May 1871; Martha restored to maiden name of REAMES; Thomas G. Reames is listed as Martha's brother.

ALLEN, Samuel & Nancy D.; m. 15 Aug 1871 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce21 May 1876; no children; no record of disposition.

ARNOLD, John C. & Sarah A.; m. 19 Jul 1860 in Umpqua Co., OR; filed for divorce 17 Jan 1863; children: Henry Ward Beecher ARNOLD, age 1 1/2y; divorce granted 17 oct 1863; tempory custody to mother.

BAKER, Robert N. & Mary J.; m. 3 Oct 1874 in Multnomah Co., OR; filed for divorce 8 Aug 1876; children: Robert Hugh BAKER, age 14m; case dismissed 24 Oct 1876.

BECKWORTH, Charles W. & Sophia; m. 11 Oct 1859 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 1 Oct 1861; children: Jesse, b. 18 Jan 1861; divorce granted Nov 1861; custody to mother.

BEVER, George & Rachel L.; m. 2 Jan 1857 in Freemont, Mahaska Co., IA; filed for divorce 1 Sep 1860; no children; no divorce date given; Rachel requested restoration to maiden name of HODSON.

BIDWELL, Orlando & Jane; m. 20 Sep 1865 in Marion Co., OR; filed for divorce 1 Mar 1876; no children; no record of disposition; Orlando was born @1808.

BIRCH, Joseph & Susan; m. 17 Jan 1864 at Sullivan Co., MO; filed for divorce 15 Apr 1870; children: Hettie, age 2y; unnamed daughter, age 4weeks; divorce granted May 1870; custody to mother.

BLAKE, Peter & Rebecca; m. 1 May 1873 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 18 May 1877; no children; divorce granted 23 May 1878.

BOWEN, John D. & Ruthinda; m. 26 Oct 1849 in Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL; filed for divorce 1 May 1854; children: George Washington BOWEN, age 3y; Frances Manon BOWEN, age 5y; Ruthinda requested restoration to maiden name of McKASSON; change in venue to Lane Co., OR, check Lane Co for disposition of divorce suit.

BROWN, Joshua H. & Christiana C.; m. 8 Aug 1852 in Keokuk Co., IA; filed for divorce 2 Aug 1876; children: no names or ages given; no record of disposition.

BRUMMETT, Banna & Sarah Ann; m. 26 Jun 1846 in Nashville, Brown Co., IN; filed for divorce 23 Oct 1862; children: 6 children under 21 years, names not given; divorce granted 17 jun 1863; custody to mother.

BUNCH, David & Lenora Alice; m. 6 Nov 1864 in Lane Co., OR; filed for divorce 5 Sep 1878; children: Mary Ann, age 12y; Nelly Zidana, age 10y; Sarah Alice, age 5y; divorce granted 16 May 1879; custody to mother; Lenora was born @1846.

CAMERON, Robert & Mary; m. 30 Apr 1873 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 25 Sep 1877; children: Jane, age 3y; Kitty, age 1y; divorce granted 27 Oct 1877; custody to mother; Mary born @1848.

CARLILE, John & Catherine; m. 22 Feb 1838 in Ohio; filed for divorce 28 Sep 1870; no children listed; no record of disposition.

CARLILE, John & Mary Jane; m. 11 Apr 1871 in Amador Co., CA; filed for divorce 27 Apr 1874; no children; no record of disposition.

CARLILE, John & Lotta; m. 6 Sep 1875 near Oakland, Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 26 Mar 1877; no children; divorce granted 15 May 1877; John born @1815.

CASTO, John L. & Louisa D.; m. 5 Apr 1853; filed for divorce 4 Sep 1855; no children; divorce granted 12 Dec 1856; Louisa was in St. Louis Co., MO.

COLLINS, James M. & Nancy Jane; m. 1866 in Pike Co., IL; filed for divorce 17 Apr 1876; no children; divorce granted 20 May 1876.

CRANE, E. M. & Amanda; m. 3 Mar 1859 in Douglas Co., KS; filed for divorce 17 Feb 1877; children: William, age 16y; Martha, age 12y; Jane, aka Jenny, age 11y; Frank, age 7y; Harry, age 5y; John, age 4y; George, age 2y; Silas W. Crane, brother of E. M. says he is in Reno, NV.

DeSOUZER, Philip & Marion S.; m. 11 Dec 1873 in Roseburg, Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 10 Oct 1879; children: Elmer Phillip, age 4y; divorce granted 29 Dec 1879; custody to father; Cornelia Hill listed as mother of Marion.

DRIVER, Samuel M. & Mary E.; m. 6 Jul 1868 in Oakland, Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 22 Mar 1871; children: Rosetta Jane, age 1y 9m; divorce granted 10 May 1871; custody to mother; Mary E. born @1850.

DUNCAN, J. P. & Almariene; m.24 Mar 1868 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 27 Sep 1875; children: Virginia Ann, age 5y; John Riley, age 4y; divorce granted 25 Oct 1875; custody to mother; father believed to be in CA; J. H. Chapman listed as father of Almariene.

DUNCAN, Robert R. & Martha E.; m. 1 Jul 1868 near Kirbyville, Josephine Co., OR; filed for divorce 9 Aug 1880; no children; divorce granted 20 Oct 1880; Robert born @1816.

DYER, S. W. & Eleanor; m. 4 Nov 1872 in Oakland, Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 11 Sep 1873; no children; no record of disposition; Eleanor requested restoration to maiden name of McDIVIT.

EDDY, Mathew T. & Emma; m. 28 Aug 1873 in Washington Co., OR; filed for divorce 11 Mar 1879; children: Clarence E. EDDY, b. 18 Sep 1874; divorce granted 14 May 1879; custody to mother; Emma born @1856.

ENSLEY, Solomon & Elizabeth; m. 23 May 1848 in Tippecanoe Co., IN; filed for divorce 11 Apr 1876; children: Oscar F. ENSLEY, age 17y; Jasper ENSLEY, age 18y; Mary A. ENSLEY, age 11y; divorce granted 31 Oct 1876; custody to mother.

FLOURNOY, Jones H. & Arminda E.; m. 1864 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 23 Jun 1873; children: Ulysses N. FLOURNOY, age 6y; Mary E. FLOURNOY, age 4y; Melissa FLOURNOY, age 2y; Jones H. FLOURNOY, age 3m; divorce granted 21 may 1873; custody of Ulysses, Mary & Jones to father, custody of Melissa to mother; Hiram Dixon father of Arminda.

FRYER, Albert P. & Sarah Jane; m. 2 Aug 1858 in Cato, Cayauga Co., NY; filed for divorce 23 Apr 1870; no children listed; divorce granted May 1870.

GABRIEL, William P. & Charlotte A.; m. 20 Jun 1878 at Gardiner, Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 18 Sep 1880; children: Agnes Ellen GABRIEL, age 17m; divorce granted 20 Oct 1880; custody to mother.

GLOVER, William & Ellen; m. 6 Jan 1870 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 21 Sep 1875; children: Edward GLOVER, b. 18 Oct 1870; divorce granted 25 Oct 1875; custody to mother; Martha J. Martin listed as mother of Ellen.

GROTTS, William P. & Emaline; m. 17 Sep 1857 at home of Micheal Belieu in Douglas Co., OR by John Dillard; filed for divorce 9 Sep 1859; children: unnamed dau, age 1y; divorce granted 13 Oct 1859; custody to mother; Emaline requested restoration to maiden name of BELIEU.

GRUBB, B. J. & Margaret; m. 1 Aug 1869 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 25 Oct 1870; no children; divorce granted 9 Nov 1870; Margaret requested restoration to maiden name of McGEE.

HAMLIN, John L. & Mary Jane; m. 3 Jul 1848 in Peoria, IL; filed for divorce 3 Apr 1868; no children; divorce granted May 1868; Mary Jane was living in Coos Co., OR in 1868.

HANCOCK, William & Elizabeth; m. 3 May 1841 in England; filed for divorce 28 Sep 1874; children: Edward HANCOCK, age 13y; Arthur Lincoln HANCOCK, age 10y; no record of disposition.

HANNAM, John S. & Rebecka; m. 16 Oct 1853 in Marion Co., OR; filed for divorce 8 Aug 1871; no children; Rebecka was believed to be living in Ringgold Co., IA.

HILL, LeGrand & Betheny A.; m. 4 May 1854 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 11 Mar 1859; children: George HILL, 2y 9m; divorce granted 18 Oct 1859; custody to mother; Thomas Owens is listed as the father of Betheny; Isaac & Elizabeth Hill are listed as the parents of LeGrand.

HOUSE, John D. & Isabel D.; m. 9 Sep 1832 in Louisville, KY; filed for divorce 21 Aug 1860; children: Martha J. THORN, presumed to be daugher of Isabel by earlier marriage; Isabel requested restoration to maiden name of HOLLIS.

HOUSER, Samuel & Caroline; marr 10 Feb 1860 in St. Joseph Co., MI; filed for divorce 24 Jan 1867 in Jackson Co., OR; children: Ellen HOUSER, age 6y; divorce granted May 1867; custody to mother living in Jackson Co., OR; father living in Douglas Co., OR.

HOWE, Dennis & Martha; m. 18 Jul 1874 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 23 Oct 1874; no children; no record of disposition.

HUNTER, James M. & Mary Ann; m. 11 Feb 1842 in Madison Co., IL; filed for divorce 21 Feb 1855; children: Leonidas HUNTER, age 12y; Elvira HUNTER, age 5y; Mary Ann requested restoration to maiden name of SOWELS.

HUNTLEY, Carsena A. & Mary P.;m. 7 Oct 1849 in Marion Co., OR; filed for divorce 9 Jul 1858; children: Helen & Ellen HUNTLEY [twins], age 5y; Franklin P. HUNTLEY, age 3y; no record of disposition.

HUNTLEY, William & Sarah A.; m. 7 Jun 1868 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 5 Sep 1872; children: James Franklin HUNTLEY, age 18m; one deceased child; no record of disposition; Abraham Thrush listed as father of Sarah.

HUNTLY, Milton & Louisa; m. 4 Jul 1866 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 18 May 1869; children at time of filing: Hyman HUNTLY, age 2y; Marillda HUNTLY, age 6m; divorce granted 17 May 1883, at which time there are 8 children; custody to mother.

HUTCHESON, E. L. & Philena; m. 6 Jan 1862 in Douglas Co., OR; filed for divorce 1 Jun 1867; children: Ellen HUTCHESON, William HUTCHESON, Lillie HUTCHESON - infants; divorce granted 16 Jul 1867; custody to mother; father said to be living in CA.

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