Forney, William vs Christina
Columbiana Co, OH.
1827- "Caution, whereas my wife Christina Furney (sic) left my bed and board and eloped with one Allen TENNIS the night of the 28th inst, after being caught in the act of adultery with said Allen Tennis, a single man who is a resident of the town of Bellefonte in Middleton Twp., Columbiana County and who is a brickmaker by trade, about 5 feet 7 inches high, red hair and much summer freckled; I hereby forewarn all persons from trusting and harboring her on my account as I am determined not to pay any debts of her contracting after this date and will prosecute to the utmost vigor of the law any person who will protect her. William Furney, Unity. (New Lisbon, OH: OHIO PATRIOT, 1 Sept 1827)
"The following was received after the first side of our paper containing the advertisement was in print:Mr William D Lepper, Sir:you will please to discontinue the caution published in the last Patriot signed William Furney and you will further oblige me as there is a compromise in the case and its not so far wrong as was apprehended and oblige me.Yours etc, William Furney, Unity Tp."(New Lisbon OH: OHIO PATRIOT, 8 Sept 1827)
William Forney and Christina Lipley married 18 May 1815, Columbiana Co,OH. Court record v1, pg 204.
source:"Ohio Divorces: The Early Years",by Carol Willsey Bell