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Arrest for Bigamy


Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 5/25/2009 at 07:58:16

Maquoketa Sentinel, November 20, 1856.


Wm. H. Jones is under arrest at Muscatine for bigamy. He had a wife and child in Washington County, left them and went to Kansas about two years ago. Returned a few weeks since and married Miss M. O. Bartlett, a “very young and inconsiderate girl,” says the Journal. He was arrested at the instance of his first wife.


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