Daily Archive: April 9, 2011

Apr 09

Whims in Wills

Curious Obligations Attached to Deeds of Property. The eccentricity of men shows itself in no more extraordinary form than in obligations attached to deeds of property by which some whim of the seller is forced upon all future owners. The Quakers who founded Philadelphia sometimes asserted themselves in this way after death. The owners of …

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Apr 09

Civil War Records at Ancestry

  Behind the famous generals and battles of the Civil War are the everyday soldiers who played a role in this significant chapter of American history. Their stories – and your own family’s Civil War story – live on in the enlistment records and muster rolls, correspondence, pension applications and more we’ve just added to …

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