Wednesday, November 12, 2008

MRS. V T MACHEN - Pages 66-67 Lyon County KY Lunatic Inquest Book

Page 66
Special Term
State of Kentucky ] SCT State of Ky, Lyon Co
Lyon County Court April 27, 1895
Mrs. V T Machen ] Lunatic

This day W W Martin, Attorney for the Commonwealth, filed an information as follows, to-wit:

To Hon. W L Crumbaugh, Judge of the Lyon County Court:
I am reliably informed that Mrs. V T Machen is a person of unsound mind, and a lunatic and therefore ask that a jury be impaneled to pass upon the subject.

W W Martin County Attorney Lyon County
[Note from Debbie: No other information is filled-in on the rest of this page or on page 67]

1 comment:

J. Carroll said...


Victoria Theresa Mims Machen died May 24,1895 in Hickman County, KY. She was staying with her sister (Mary Mims Sublette) in Clinton, KY when she shot herself in an upstairs bedroom.

She was depressed from the death of Willis and the change in lifestyle that resulted from his demise.