That legal demise

A suggestion of death The issue of death seems to The Legal Genealogist to be pretty much a black and white issue. Either you’re dead or you’re not. But the way that can be referenced in a legal document can be … well … downright odd, and...

2019 alphabet soup: G is for…

The language of the law. Part Latin, part Anglo-Saxon, all confusing. Well, maybe not all confusing. Which is why The Legal Genealogist loves Henry Campbell Black. Born in Ossining, Westchester County, New York, on 17 October 1860, educated at Trinity College in...