Dearborn County Circuit Court Proceedings – Jun 1891

Proceedings of the June 1891 Term of the Dearborn County, Indiana Circuit Court appeared in:
Aurora Dearborn Independent – 4 Jun 1891 – Page 3, Column 4

Court House Notes.

In opening this department, and as a preface, we may say that in reporting court cases, only those will be reported in which some final action has been taken. New cases will be noted and any items of general interest which may be gleaned. Since our last issue we note as follows:


Staum & Nickels vs. Clemens Post, judgment by default, $487.88 and costs.

Abiah Hayes Sr. vs. Louisa Beck, admr., claim $118.00 allowed.

Arthur G. Tebbs vs. Edwin B. Dobell, on account; trial by jury, verdict by plaintiff in sum of $80.

Mary Hume vs. Robert Whiteford, Exr., claim: judgment for $85.

Robert A. McConnell vs. George C. Probst, settled and dismissed.

State ex rel Katie Knahn vs. August Viel Jr., bastardy; $75 and costs; paid and case dismissed.


Guardianship of Temerance Davis, Benj. Withered appointed guardian.

Partnership J. & O. P. Cobb & Co., John Cobb appointed to settle as surviving partner.

Estate Andrew Lodge, deceased, will admitted to probate.

Guardianship Ella Wood, Francis Worley, deceased Guard., Jos. D. Curtis, admr., final report.


State vs. Andres Mossert, petit larceny, plea of guilty, five days in county jail, $1 fine and disfranchisement six months.

State vs. Henry Shuman, same.

State vs. Robert Gray and Rebecca Ray, petit larceny, plea of guilty. Robert Gray two years in State’s prison, Rebecca Ray eighteen months in female reformatory.


Henderson Peters vs. Elizabeth Peters, divorce.

The People’s Building and Loan Company vs. Adam Kerr, foreclosure.

Sarah F. Prescott, Guardian, vs. Eliza Ellinghousen et al, foreclosure.

Anna Wheeler vs. Harry Wheeler, divorce.