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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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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.


(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

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