Divorce Decree of
Louis W. Davis and his wife, Emily S. Davis (1909)

Recorder of Deeds, Lincoln Co. MO.
Transcribed by Doris Martin Jablonski.

Lincoln Co. MO Oct. 20/09
Louis W. Davis Plaintiff )
vs ) Divorce
Emily S. Davis Defendant)

Now at this day comes the plaintiff here in by his attorney who
shows from the order of publication from the Troy Free Press, a weekly
newspaper printed and published in the County of Lincoln and State of
Missouri for four weeks successively, the last insertion being more than
fifteen days before the first day of this term of court, that the defendant
has been duly served with the process of this court as the law directs and
the defendant being now called comes not, but make default; wherefore, on
motion of plaintiff by attorney, it is ordered by the court that the petition
herein be taken against said defendant as confessed. And this cause being
now called for hearing the plaintiff submits the same to the court upon the
pleadings and proof, and the court, after hearing the evidence herein, being
satisfied that the plaintiff is the innocent and injured party and entitled
to the relief prayed for in his petition, doth order, adjudge and decree that
the said plaintiff be absolutely and forever divorced from the bonds of
matrimony, existing between said plaintiff and said defendant, and that said
plaintiff be restored to all the rights and privileges of an unmarried
person, and that defendant pay the costs of this proceeding, and that
execution issue therefor.

Submitted to HERITAGE PAGES of  LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by Doris Martin Jablonski, 18 September 2000. 

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