Thursday, August 22, 2013

Sally BRYAN (or HICKMAN) Charged With Adultery (1828)

As mentioned in Hendricks County Circuit Court Order Book Volume 1 (October 1824 - April 1835), in August 1828 Sally Bryan was charged with adultery and fornication. James W. Lacey, Joshua Allen, Barney Russell and John ?Bancomice? posted her bond for $50 for her to appear before the next term of court. In February 1829, she appeared in court under the name Sally Hickman. The jury heard the case and found her not guilty.

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