Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

Advancing Your Research: A Peek at a Pennsylvania Presbyterian Newspaper

Chances are an ancestor’s obituary was annoyingly absent from their local newspaper. If the search was limited to a hometown paper, research may have stopped too soon.

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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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