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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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They are pictured with Eva's mum Rachel, grandmother Deborah Swain and great-grandmother Sandra Hewett
Beloved wife of the late Livingston, loving mother to Arthur and Billy, and a much loved motherin-law, grandmother and great-grandmother.
The great-grandmother of seven worked for the GEC in Coventry for 30 years.
GRIFFITHS Gwynneth (nee Price) Peacefully at Singleton Hospital on Friday July 10, 2015, Gwynneth of Rhyd Ddu Fach, Cefn Bryn Brain; beloved wife of the late John Garfield, devoted mother of Ann and Arfon, dearest mother-in-law of Lyndon and Karen, cherished grandmother and great-grandmother of Ceri-Ann, Andrew, Steffan, Jac Owain and Ollie John and devoted sister of Valerie-Wynne Williams, sister-in-law to Haydn and Ceilia.
I consider myself so fortunate to have photographs dating back to the turn of the 20th century, of my grandparents and great-grandmother as young people.
ATTACK: Dion Groombridge and great-grandmother Margaret Stott
The robber would soon regret that decision because by ordering the great-grandmother to the floor, he actually put her closer to her handgun.
He said: "In one of her rare moments of lucidity during an illness, my great-grandmother told me 'Do whatever you want but don't marry a Catholic.
We always called it "Poor Man's Dish" because my great-grandmother said it was the best dish a poor man could put on the table in hard times.
Summary: Mexican police are working out whether a body found in Cancun is of a Scottish great-grandmother
But having all her family around her was the perfect 60th birthday present for great-grandmother Vicky pounds Straughan.
Salma, who was in Africa in September as a Unicef representative, went on to recall how her great-grandmother had helped out a woman in a similar fashion.