While googling Illyria, Ohio, I came across this gem of a 19th century NY Times story:
A SEVEN YEARS’ PURSUIT.; IN ABANDONED WIFE CAPTURES HER FAITHLESS HUSBAND.
July 14, 1881, Wednesday
Walter W. Winton, alias William Winthrop, son of the President of the Second National Bank of Scranton, Penn., was before Justice Bixby yesterday on a charge of abandonment preferred by his wife, Mrs. Ella L. Winton, through the Department of Charities and Correction…Read more