George Green & Jane Greene v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
George Green & Jane Greene v. State
Case Date: 
1871
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Unlawful Cohabitation

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
18
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Plaintiffs in error are accused of cohabitating together as man and wife where George is a man of mix ancestor and referred to as a "negro mulatto," and Jane is a white woman. The document notes that George is of mixed blood descended from a third generation inclusive. Plaintiffs in error are sentenced to two years in jail. Green also spelled Greene. Dan Bryan and B.B. Bell are witnesses in this another cohabitation cases located in ET 1217.