Subject Source: Local sources
Lat. From table and bed, but more commonly translated, from bed and board. A kind of divorce, which is rather a separation of the parties by law, than a dissolution of the marriage.
-Black's Law Dictionary, 5th Ed.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Silence T. Brown, nee Payne filed suit for divorce from William S. Brown for abuse and abandonment. Dismissed. No divorce issued.
Other: Majority of material found in July 1930
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Described by the Library of Virginia as Judgements, these records were known in the Fredericksburg courts as Term Papers. This was a general term for, “loose court papers used by clerks to describe legal records generated by the locality during a specific court session (month/year). Typically, these records were tri-folded and wrapped in bundles with no attempt made by the clerk to differentiate among the various record types within a bundle. Therefore, a bundle of judgments...
Other: Majority of material found in June 1926
Frances Smith filing suit for divorce from James Murray Smith for abandonment.
Other: Majority of material found within November 1931