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Kabristan Publications

Kabristan Archives is a small publisher specialising in books related to Irish and Indian graveyards and cemeteries. Kabristan books can be ordered direct from Genealogy Bookshop.

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Genealogy Glossary: Q

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q.v. :

(abbreviation) quod vide. (latin)

quitclaim deed:

a deed which transfers the grantor's right or interest in land or real property, but without the guarantee or warranty of a clear title in the grantor.

quod vide:

directs the reader to another part of the book, for more information; quod (which) + vide (see). (latin)

 

Genealogy Glossary: R

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real property:

land and any permanent fixtures on it, including buildings, trees and minerals.

relict, relicta:

widow, a woman whose husband has died; particularly one who has not yet remarried (latin).

relictus:

widower, a man whose wife has died; particularly one who has not yet remarried (latin).

 

Genealogy Glossary: S

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sheriff's deed:

a document giving ownership rights in property to a buyer at a sheriff's sale (a sale conducted by a sheriff upon order of a court after a failure to pay a judgment), but which does not guarantee clear title.

SUVCW.

(abbreviation) Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, an American fraternal organisation founded in 1881, the legal successor to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sons_of_Union_Veterans_of_the_Civil_War

 

Genealogy Glossary: T

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testator:

a person who has written and executed a last will and testament that is in effect at the time of his/her death. A woman is often referred to as a testatrix, although testator can be used for either gender.

testatrix:

a female testator; a woman who makes or has written and executed a last will and testament that is in effect at the time of her death

 

Genealogy Glossary: U

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ultimo:

last or preceding (latin)

 

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