Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Geraldine WEST Files For Divorce (1932)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, January 28, 1932 - page 5, column 4:

ALLEGED CRUEL TREATMENT
Mrs. Geraldine West has filed suit for divorce from Brytus West. She alleges cruel and inhuman treatment, specifying that he would jerk her and caused her arm to become black and blue; that he has an ungovernable temper, cursed plaintiff and called her bad names; that he kicked her and told plaintiff that he did not love her, that he wished he had died before he married her and that he desired that she leave him; that he denied plaintiff the use of their automobile and refused to go out in society with her. Plaintiff asks the custody of their two children. The couple was married Nov. 9, 1913 and separated January 1, 1932.

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, July 14, 1932 - page 1, column 4:

WIFE GRANTED DIVORCE
Geraldine West was granted a divorce from Brytus West, Saturday, in the circuit court. Mrs. West claimed cruel and inhuman treatment and that Mr. West often called her profane names. The Wests were married in 1913 and separated January 1, 1932. Mrs. West asked to keep the children but the court gave them into the custody of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert West, until further orders.

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