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Does a mother signing a Marriage Contract imply the father is dead?

Based on Jan Murphy's comment, I researched the statutes in place as to who would sign consent under the law and I found this article on RootsWeb, citing Kentucky Ancestry: a guide to genealogical &...
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Where is John Knight of Henry Kentucky in 1840 census?

If you click on the little i to the right of the 1840 census title it leads you to the wiki page about the census. Down that page is a section, United States Census, 1840 known issues which refers to ...
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What is the spelling of this hand written name?

It appears spelling as Susanna Remey is very likely correct. I located a Susanna Grigsby married to a Jacob King Remey (then deceased) and living in Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky during the time of the ...
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Finding documentary evidence for father of somebody born 1903 in Kentucky, USA?

People with trees on Ancestry.com seem to think his parents were Samuel E. Chambers and Mary Melvana “Sis” Boyd. Don't know about the father, but I agree with the mother. George is shown in the 1910 ...
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Where is John Knight of Henry Kentucky in 1840 census?

Many NARA microfilm publications have a descriptive pamphlet which describes the microfilm and explains how it is arranged. These publications sometimes say when pages have been lost (similar to the ...
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Father and Son on Same Tax List

The order of people in documents vary by document. For example, in the US Census (and most if not all state censuses), the order is generally: male head of household, wife of head of household, ...
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Where is John Knight of Henry Kentucky in 1840 census?

I looked all though the Records for Kentucky in the 1840 Census. Five John Knights, but none of them from that county. So, I think it may be a lost record as well. Unless someone got the county ...

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