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family

Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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After his great-grandfather's death, the insurance company belatedly paid the claim.
One opened his own store 20 blocks away, while the other two succeeded my great-grandfather. Eventually, my grandfather bought out the brother who had joined him in this succession.
Freddie's mother, Emily Robins, aged 44, said: "He thought about his great-grandfather and how much cancer affects people and thought he could do something.
"It is poignant walking in my great-grandfather's footsteps.
In 2014 Micah visited his great-grandfather's grave in a Belgian cemetery near the battlefield where he died.
My family is so excited that my great-grandfather's story was featured in America in WWII.
And fourth great-grandfather Thomas Coombs was a floorcloth maker.
The great-grandfather's family immigrated from Italy to the United States in the early 1900s.
DAVIES Gerald Peacefully on Monday Oct 27, at Glangwili Hospital after a short illness, Gerald of Ystrad Close, Johnstown, Carmarthen; beloved husband of Lilian, devoted father of Pat and Gerald, father-in-law to Alex and Shelagh, a much loved grandfather and great-grandfather, a dear brother of Joey and brother-in-law to Sally and Milly.
From the cafe her Italian great-grandfather Tony Gonella once ran, mum-of-two Tamzin then travels to the Isle of Man, Italy and Glasgow as she follows her great-grandfather's rags to riches tale.
Paolo's mum Linda was amazed to learn that her great-grandfather John Feeley fought and died in World War I in France.