A Little Legalese
tenancy in common. A tenancy by two or more persons, in equal or unequal undivided shares, each person having a right to possess the whole property but no right of survivorship. Also termed common tenancy; estate in common— Bryan A. Garner, editor, Black’s Law Dictionary, 8th edition, (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2004), 1506.
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While not exactly wordless…or Wednesday, but: I’ve always found this photo very compelling. I don’t know for sure where this was taken, although I assume it is in Beaver Twp, Jefferson, Pennsylvania. The subject is Will Deemer, b. abt 1868. … Continue reading
In August, I posted an article about the appearance of my father, Terry Lee Staats, in the then-recently uploaded FamilySearch database, “Ohio, Stark County Coroner’s Records, 1890-2002.” My father was killed in a one-car automobile accident in 1971. Being all … Continue reading
They say that the sense of smell is the most directly connected to our brain, and I think that’s true. After a busy day of laboring about the house on Labor Day, I jumped in the shower to de-funk. In … Continue reading
Most of you ( perhaps, “both of you” might be more correct) who regularly read my blog know that I am a bit of a goofball. If you happened upon this post via some random search terms, just understand this … Continue reading
Randy, Randy, Randy…you should know by now that I sometimes have trouble coloring within the SNGF lines. At least this time, I technically did follow them, I just took them a couple steps further. 1) Review Denise Levenick’s (The Family … Continue reading
On this, the 150 anniversary of Fort Sumter (spelled “Sumpter” on the card) and the beginning of the Civil War, I thought it fitting to share these postcards. These were sent sometime in early 1912 by my great-great grandfather, Dr. … Continue reading
This post could also be titled, “Chris tries to remember how to use Adobe Flash”. It came out okay – the only problem is that the video compression sped it up, so you will have to read fast! This is … Continue reading
Memorial Day Weekend seemed a fitting time to post a little tribute to my Civil War ancestors, Archelaus Osborne and Alexander Staats. By complete coincidence, these two also happen to be the subjects of my application to the Society of … Continue reading
The twenty-eighth of February, 1933 is not a day that Salome (Doney) Mowrey will likely note as one of her best. This might be due to the fact that it was her last. Perhaps her husband, Jeremiah Mowery would have … Continue reading