A Little Legalese
curtesy (kər-tə-see) – “At common law, a husband’s right, upon his wife’s death, to a life estate in the land that his wife owned during their marriage, assuming that a child was born alive to the couple.”— Bryan A. Garner, editor, Black’s Law Dictionary, 8th edition, (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2004), 411.
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In the Part 1 of this two part series, I explained how to access and find any deed or other instrument recorded in the Cuyahoga County Recorder’s office. After a little experimenting on different computers with different installed software, I … Continue reading
I made a cool discovery today. I haven’t done a lot of Cleveland-area research, but after a recent family gathering with my wife’s Cleveland-based clan, I got all fired up to begin working on some of their mysteries. I got … Continue reading
This was posted on Dick Eastman’s blog today. Northumberland is looking to move their records currently held in “The Dungeon” to a more climatically suitable and accessible location in the current City Hall. “The Dungeon” is the basement of the … Continue reading