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New Haven Colony Laws


It is Ordered, &c. That if any person be proved, and judged a common Barrater, vexing others with unjust, frequent, and troublesome suites, it shall be in the power of any Court, both to reject his cause, and to punish him for his Barratry.

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The Rankin Family History Project began in 1997 with a simple 3 generation family chart.  When our grandmother found out we were researching our family tree, she loaned us her copy of Maryland Catholics on the Frontier by Timothy J. O'Rourke which helped us discover our St. Louis & Perry County roots.  We are also doing research in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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Updated February 2000
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