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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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McCauley Thomas died along with his great-grandparents of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning
MY great-grandparents, grandparents and parents were born and bred in Newtown, Lozells and Hockley.
Kennedy's closest Irish-born relative was his father's great-grandparents Patrick Kennedy, who was born in Dunganstown, Co Wexford, in 1823, and Bridget Murphy, born in Owenduff, Co Wexford, around 1827.
The exhibit will also contain artifacts from the tombs of Amenhotep II, Thutmose IV, and Yuya and Tuyu, Tutankhamun's great-grandparents.
The funnyman and author spent every summer in Swansea while a child, where his great-grandparents settled thinking they had arrived in the USA.
She is also survived by paternal grandmother Jane Foley McGowan of Dudley; paternal grandfather Paul Benoit and his wife Michelle of Southbridge; maternal grandparents Leonard and Kathy (Wojtas) Tarmey of Lowell; paternal great-grandparents Paul and Lorraine (Bourassa) Benoit of Southbridge; several cousins, aunts, and uncles including her Aunt Kara and her husband James Russo of Epping, NH.
I am seeking information about my great-grandparents, Peter Flanagan, born 1830/1, married to Mary Ann?
The funerals of Lisa's niece, Aeron, two, and the tot's great-grandparents Eck Wallace, 66, and Winnie, 62, were held on Saturday at Almondbank Tibbermore Church, Perth.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, Kathleen Kane of Clinton and William Kane of Worcester; paternal grandparents, Gerry and Carole Gaw of Clinton; maternal great-grandmothers Joanne O'Malley and Jane Kane, both of Clinton; paternal great-grandparents Martin and Helen McNamara of Clinton; aunts and uncles, Erin Kane of Worcester, Eddie Kane, Michael Gaw and Bryan Gaw, all of Clinton; and numerous cousins, notably Bailey Kane and Andrew Bourque.
Census Bureau predicts the number of grandparents will grow to 100 million in the next several years, in addition to the growing ranks of great-grandparents.
He is survived by his maternal grandparents, Santos and Jose Ayala of Clinton; paternal grandparents, Maria Mendez of Clinton and Luis Mendez and wife, Candice, of Sterling; paternal great-grandparents, Ana Rivera and Bernardino Rivera of Clinton and Angel Mendez of Puerto Rico; aunts and uncles, Edith Ayala, Jose Ayala, Xiomara Mendez, all of Clinton, Samantha Mendez and Eric Mendez of Sterling, extended family and friends.
I was born here, in an Encino hospital that has long since given way to a strip mall, like the walnut groves that my father and my mother ran through as children; like the fields through which my grandparents rode their horses, along the dirt road that became the six-lane highway called Nordhoff Street; like the remote, rural expanse that my great-grandparents thought would be worthless to own more of because it would never be anything different.