31 December 2015

On This Day: Leaman granted divorce

It was On This Day in 1880 in Lancaster City, that Judge Livingston granted a divorce to John L. Leaman, of Salisbury Township. The divorce was issued from his wife Mary E. Leaman on the grounds of desertion.


Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA), 31 December 1881. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.

On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.


© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015

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