Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana
April 11, 1919
Elizabeth [Layne] Patton has filed suit for divorce from James W.
Patton of Waveland and also asks $10,000 alimony. The suit filed
by Williams & Murphy sets forth that the defendant has been cruel
and inhuman and the plaintiff seeks a divorce, alimony and custody
of 6 children. The parties of the suit were married 25 Jan 1895
and until 1912 lived in Browns Valley when they moved to Waveland.
The separation occured on March 14, 1919 - Crawfordsville Review