Monday, August 19, 2013

Joshua ALLEN Charged With Bigamy (1829)

As mentioned in Hendricks County Circuit Court Order Book Volume 1 (October 1824 - April 1835), in August 1829 Joshua Allen was charged with bigamy. He was ordered to a pay $150 bond to appear in court, and Hampton Pennington was the surety on the bond. In April 1830, the county prosecutor dropped the charges against him.

NOTE: According to Hendricks County marriage records, Joshua Allen married Jane Turner in August 1827.

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