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Margaret McBride’s Parade Street Home: Introducing Historic Pennsylvania Law

It was 1836. My great-great-great-grandmother, Margaret (Jones) McBride, bought real estate on Parade Street in Erie, Pennsylvania. She was a married woman whose husband, Cornelius, was not mentioned in the deed. Nor was her marital status. Welcome to Pennsylvania![1]

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Introducing Historic Ohio Law

Ohio was the first state birthed from the Northwest Territory. It is the last state formerly in Northwest Territory land to join The Advancing Genealogist’s online law library.

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