The following entries have been abstracted from Webster County, Kentucky Circuit Court - Civil Orders, vol. 1 (1867-1872), which is available on FamilySearch.org. To order copies of the case files, which contain details of the law suit, go Here
11 Feb 1869, p. 195: Louisa Lamb, plaintiff, vs B.F. Lamb, defendant. Plaintiff is divorced from defendant and restored to all the rights and privileges of an unmarried woman. Each party is to have all property which they owned at the date of their marriage not disposed of during their covenant. Plaintiff's maiden name of Louisa Shelton restored to her.
18 Aug 1869, p. 278: Felix G. Doris, plaintiff, vs Eliza Ann Doris, defendant. Bonds of matrimony hereto existing between the parties is hereby dissolved and plaintiff is divorced and he is restored to the rights and privileges of an unmarried man. Plaintiff is to pay costs of this action.
18 Aug 1869, p. 278: Elizabeth Price, plaintiff, vs Geo. W. Price. Bonds of matrimony dissolved and plaintiff is restored to rights of an unmarried woman and her maiden name of Elizabeth James. Plaintiff is to have exclusive custody and control of her three children, Sarah H., George W. and Daniel W. Price, to the total exclusion of their father. Each party restored to all property acquired through each other by reasons of their marriage not disposed of by them. Plaintiff to pay costs of this suit.
16 Feb 1870, p. 296: Lafayett Johnson, plaintiff, vs N. Johnson, defendant. Bonds of matrimony dissolved and he is restored to the rights of an unmarried man.
11 Aug 1870, p. 366: Jesse L. Benton, plaintiff, vs Mary E. Benton, defendant. Defendant summoned and failed to appear. Plaintiff released from bonds of matrimony and restored to all rights of an unmarried man. Each party is restored to all property not disposed of at the commencement of this suit.
11 Aug 1870, p. 367: S.T. Satterfield, plaintiff, vs Mary A. Satterfield, defendant. Defendant is a non-resident summoned 60 days before filing of this suit and failed to appear. S.T. Satterfield divorced from defendant and restored to all rights of an unmarried man. All property not disposed of at commencement of this suit to be restored to parties.
11 Aug 1870, p. 378: Susan Price, plaintiff, vs G.J. Price, defendant. Motion of plaintiff for the care and custody of her children, it appearing defendant is in possession of Nancy, John, Sarah and Nancy and he is not the proper person to have custody of them. Sheriff to take possession of children and restore them to the custody of the plaintiff.
Published 29 Nov 2019, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/