Thursday, August 8, 2013

Hendricks County Officials Fined For Failure to Return Marriage Certificates (1840's)

As mentioned in Hendricks County Circuit Court Civil Order Book Volume 4 (October 1843 - April 1846), several officials were prosecuted under the law for failure to return completed marriage certificates to the county clerk:

  • Benjamin B. Arnold - he was found guilty and fined $5.
  • John Atler - his case was dismissed by the county prosecutor.
  • Richard Barnes - pled guilty and was fined $30.
  • Elisha W. Cadwell - pled guilty to 2 counts and was fined $5 per count.
  • Thomas Cadwell - his 2 counts were dismissed by the county prosecutor.
  • Isaac Crawford - his case was dismissed by the county prosecutor.
  • Hiram Griggs - his case was dismissed by the county prosecutor.
  • Thomas Harper - pled guilty and was fined $5.
  • John Hooton - pled guilty to 4 counts and was fined $10, $15, $15 and $20, respectively.
  • Benjamin Malone - pled guilty and was fined $15.
  • Jacob Reynearson - pled guilty and was fined $5.
  • Benjamin R. Smith - pled guilty and was fined $10.
  • Basil Tout - his case was dismissed by the county prosecutor.
  • Obediah Tincher - pled guilty on 2 counts and was fined $15 and $20, respectively; the other count was dismissed by the county prosecutor.

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