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Jamboree Online - FR009 - Friday 1:00PM - Judy G. Russell JD, CG, CGL Dowered or Bound Out
Widows and orphans have always had a special place in the law. But it's not always the place that 21st century researchers might expect. An orphan in the early days wasn't a child whose parents had died, but rather a child whose father had died. Learn more of the way the law treated widows and orphans, and what the records may tell us about them.