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ARTICLES OF SEPARATION: ABNER & BETSEY OGDEN, 1836

Submitted by Shirley Brownson, East Syracuse, NY, February 2, 1998


{Transcribed from the original by Shirley Brownson. All spelling, punctuation, duplicate words, and capitalization errors are original.}

Articles of Agreement made this 8th day of December in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six between Abner Odgen of the one part and and Betsy Ogden formerly Betsy Case of the town of Franklin County of Dellaware and State of New York Witnesseth that the said Abner Odgen & the said Betsy Case were lawfuly married to each other in the said town of Franklin by Elder Spalding on the 9th day of January in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen and that the said Abner and the said Betsy for divers good and sufficient causes to them subsequently revealed could not agree to live together as husband and wife and that they they have not lived together as husband and wife for more than eight years next preceding these presants Now therefore these articles witnesseth that the said Abner & the said Betsy volanterily & of their own free will by these presants volanterily agree that from the date of these presants the marriage contract sa by them made as afforesaid shall be considered by the said parties abragated and void and that the relation of husband and wife shall in all respects be considered done away and of no binding force or affect whatsoever between the said parties giveing each party as far as they have power to do to contract matrimony and marry without interfereance suit or trouble from either of the said parties or by their aid procurement or assistance in any respect whatsoever And the said Abner by these presants forever quits claims to the said Betsy and to her heirs all right of down of any Estate real or personal that the said Betsy has now in possession of or may hereafter come in possesion of And further the said Betsy by these presants forever quits all claims to the said Abner and or his heirs all right of down of any real estate in which the said Abner may hencafter become siezed and also relinquished all claim to any Estate real or personal of which he may hereafter be possesed In witness whereof the said parties have set their hands and seals the day and year afforesaid


Herman Treadwell                      Abner Ogden  {wax seal}
Henry Noble				Betsey Ogden  {wax seal}


On back of paper:  	Abner Ogden &
				Betsey Ogden
				Articles of Separation 



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