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Dorothea Giesche divorce papers, 1843-1855

Giesche, Dorothea, (creator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2969 (Text) 00000106231236 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed in 1999 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2019/08/27 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection contains legal papers filed in 1855, through which Dorothea Giesche confirmed and renewed a divorce action against Gottfried Roemermann, who was still living in Germany.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Dorothea Giesche divorce papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Dorothea Giesche was married to Gottfried Roemermann, a cabinet maker in Badenhousen, Braunschneig, Germany. She divorced Roemermann on April 3, 1843. Dorothea then emigrated to the United States with her two children, Elizabeth and William, and established residency in Marion County, Indiana. On February 1, 1855, she filed a second petition for divorce from Gottfried Roemermann, who remained in Germany. Along with her petition for divorce, she requested custody of the children and alimony from her former husband.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Roermermann, Gottfried.
Legal documents.
Divorce.
Marion County (Ind.)

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