William A. Pierce, admr. of Laura Blakemore v. "Babe" Blakemore

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William A. Pierce, admr. of Laura Blakemore v. "Babe" Blakemore
Case Date: 
1876
Court Origin: 
County
Cause/Crime: 
Petition for Alimony

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
51
Notes / Description: 

Laura McLaren & Harry Blakemore married and had one child. He later abandoned them and then Laura died in October 1872. After they were abandoned, Pierce took them and provided for them. Laura had 1/4 interest in a tract of land formerly own by her deceased father, Reuben McLaren. The infant had no given name or guardian. Therefore Pierce was petitioning on behalf of the child to receive Lauren's interest.