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Mary Trogg
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  • Aurora, CO
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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Wilkowski, Wilkowske, Trogg, Benert, Pribyl, Ahlborg, Buending, Bender, Dorgan
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, Ireland, Germany, Sweden
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher

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Alabama Quickie Divorces

Posted on July 12, 2009 at 11:10am 0 Comments

I could never understand why my in-laws divorced in Alabama. They lived in Oceanside, NY back in the fifties. I knew that out of state couples could divorce in Nevada after establishing residency, but Alabama? One day I was Google-fishing and ran across a web site that mentioned the Alabama “quickie divorce scandal” Paydirt!

In the fifties and sixties, Alabama law stated that residency requirements were met if one party intended to settle in Alabama and the other party agreed in… Continue

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At 9:22pm on July 24, 2009, Cindy Curtin said…
Mary - thanks for your comment on my blog post. Unfortunatly, I DO have a Smith in my line and my cousins of other surnames in England will not help me with it - too big of an elephant to tackle! It's especially frustrating when names are reused across generations so you have 12 John Smiths to track down! -cindy
At 4:13am on July 12, 2009, Bob Newell said…
Are you saying that if you put a picture on Legacy they stay there and dont disappear all the time. I use Rootsmagic and this is a very annoying feature.



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