Note: , ss. At a Supreme Court of Judicature, holden at Woodstock, within and for the County of Windsor, by adjournment, on the 3rd Tuesday of February, being the 18th day of February, in the year of our Lord, seventeen hundred and ninety-four, Present: The Honorable Samuel Knights, Esq., Chief Judge, Elijah Paine, Isaac Tichenor, Esqrs., Assistant Judges. � PATIENCE WIGHT OF WEATHERSFIELD, in said county, informs said Court, that she, by the name of Patience Cleveland was legally joined in marriage to Ephraim Wight by the Rev. Seth Clarke of Wilbraham, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on the 1st day of December, 1774. That she lived with the said Ephraim in the full and faithful discharge of all the duties enjoined on her by the marriage covenant, until the 29th of July, 1793, when the said Ephraim, without any just provocation, left your petitioner in company with one Phebe Bartlett, with whom he had, for a long time before, lived in a State of Adultery. That he frequently lodged with the said Phebe, before he left your petitioner, during which time he treated your petitioner with intolerable severity. Wherefore your petitioner prays that this Court would declare her marriage with the said Ephraim, void and grant her a bill of divorce, and such alimony as is just and reasonable, and as by law you are enabled �and, as in duty bound, shall ever pray, �Patience Wight ��� Woodstock, 18 Feb., 1794: ORDERED that the petitioner notify the petitionee to appear at the next Supreme Court to be holden at Windsor, in and for the county of Windsor, on the 2nd Tuesday next following the 4th Tuesday in August next, to show cause, if any he has, why the prayer of this petition ought not to be granted, by publishing the substance of the order of Court in the Vermont Journal printed at Windsor, six weeks before the sitting of said Court. Attest, and a true copy of record, examined by me, � L. R. Morris, Clerk protem.
Note: Wight, Ephraim (Weathersfield, 17 Feb., 1794). State of Vermont, Windsor County