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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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Spiced by personal anecdotes such as this, an inert, diagrammatic family tree becomes a dynamic, living record of a family's intimate and unique history.
He has been the trailblazer over the past six years, that has made drawing this family tree both inevitable and a matter of survival.
Create colorful trees, heirloom-quality ancestor and descendant charts, pedigree and drop line charts, four-color fan charts and records, reports, family books, and scrapbooks, with Family Tree Heritage's genealogy design tools.
The technology automatically translates names found in historical records and family trees from one language into another, in very high accuracy, generating all the plausible translations, to facilitate matches between names in different languages.
It can search family history info and import genealogy database saved from other apps of family tree that you have previously used.
"It's like building an incomplete family tree for your family, but with half of the 'children' sampled.
Family Tree, a co-production with US firm HBO, will be screened in the spring.
Dawn Layland, Durham County Record Office education and outreach archivist, said: "This is a really good chance for people to get started on their family tree and learn how to use the sources we have here at the record office, including our microfilm records."
Web based family tree network MyHeritage announced on Thursday that it has released version 1.0 of its new family tree mobile app.
The newly-compiled family tree starts with Linda's grandparents, Martha and Joseph (Joe) Conroy, formerly of Oxford Street, Middlesbrough.
[USPRwire, Mon Nov 21 2011] findmypast.ie has become the first Irish family history website to offer its users family tree builder software, greatly enhancing its offering to Irish family history enthusiasts.