Non-Conformists/Dissenters and Marriage in the 18th and Early 19th Century

Before carrying on with the Reeve and Houston families, here's a quick and simplistic detour into English marriage law, with a plan to elaborate on the legal stuff and non-conformists later. As noted in the prior posts, the Reeve family seem to have been longtime Non-Conformists, or Christians who were not part of the Church … Continue reading Non-Conformists/Dissenters and Marriage in the 18th and Early 19th Century

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More on Corinth and the Guess Brothers

As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, I went to Jackson, Mississippi a couple of weeks ago, and decided to go a day early to drive up to Corinth.  Not entirely sure why I picked Corinth instead of Oxford (forget the Civil War and focus on Faulkner) or one of the various sites that … Continue reading More on Corinth and the Guess Brothers