07 March 2007

My now wife is the late grantee

Terminology can get genealogists in all kinds of trouble--if for no other reason that misinterpreting something can easily lead us down the incorrect road and convince us there is a brick wall when the problem lies with us.
A while back we posted an article on our site with some basic legal terminology useful to genealogists.
Remember: "my now wife" doesn't mean I have had more than one.