Category Archives: Law

Introducing Historic Publications on Women, Labor, and Related Laws

My 19-year-old mother was tricky to find in Brooklyn in the 1950 census. I expected that. The family moved frequently. Her grandparents were deceased and their touchstone of a home was no longer in the family. It was around when … Continue reading

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Introducing Historic Michigan Law

My ancestor, Captain Dennis Henry McBride, commanded a ship that made hundreds of voyages from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Grand Haven, Michigan. It was fun to find an image of the port he so often visited. Like many locations in The … Continue reading

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New York and Lake County, Illinois: Additions to Existing Pages

It’s been a busy week, but there are a couple of new things to explore for New York and Illinois at the Advancing Genealogist!

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Introducing Historic Montana Statutes

It’s been quite a while since I wrote about Montana. In 2014, I researched a livestock brand that my family used there. Today I invite you to explore my library of digitized Montana session laws and compiled statutes.

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Introducing Historic Wisconsin Statutes

The Wisconsin Historical Society library houses a collection of Wisconsin session law books. Those aging little volumes hold answers to questions, but a trip to Madison is not necessary to peruse them.

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Introducing Historic Indian Territory Law

The Advancing Genealogist needed to work on a shorter-lived territory this week! Indian Territory fit the bill.

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Introducing Historic Kansas Statutes

If you have ancestral roots in Kansas, The Advancing Genealogist has compiled a new resource for you!

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