Theresa Rooney (1838-1891)
Mrs Theresa (Rooney) Fair
Theresa kept a kept a boarding house in Nevada. Despite her husband's wealth, she divorced him in 1883 for "habitual adultery" and won a large settlement. She brought up their four children on her own.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 11/10/2018 and last updated on 22/07/2019.