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Introducing Historic Maryland Law

My earliest ancestors to Maryland arrived in 17331 from what is now Germany. They were named Troud (aka Trout) and Loy (aka Ley or Lye). The lands they settled bore fanciful names like Taskers Chance, Lambson, and Arnold’s Delight.2 In … Continue reading

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Introducing Historic Indiana Statutes

I had Indiana ancestors named Smith who bore common given names. Gee, thanks, unimaginative grand-folks.

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