Grass Widows, Bigamists & Dearly Departed: Alternatives to Divorce in the 19th Century (Monthly Meetings)
Barbara Snow presents:
What happens when the marriage doesn't work out and both husband and wife are perfectly healthy and unlikely to die soon? Divorce? Not always. Our ancestors had a number of creative ways to end a marriage without enduring the difficulties and expense of a divorce. Understanding what might have happened can help us look at some of our genealogical puzzles in a new light.