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From: "L.L. Scott" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Elopement destinations
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 16:30:15 -0600
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In the FL Panhandle it was common practise to go the Brewton AL,
or George co. MS.
Also I know people for Pensacola would go to Milton to get married so it
would not be in an Escambia newspaper.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Drew Smith" <>
To: "Aunt Lizzie's Trunk" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2007 2:16 PM
Subject: Re: [APG] Elopement destinations


> This topic was discussed last year and earlier this year on the
> GENEALIB (genealogy librarians) mailing list. The following posting
> summarizes suggestions for a list of such places:
>
> http://lists.acomp.usf.edu/pipermail/genealib/2007-February/012221.html
>
> Drew Smith
> GENEALIB List Administrator
>
> On Dec 7, 2007 2:56 PM, Aunt Lizzie's Trunk <> wrote:
>> Does anyone have information about likely destinations for couples who
>> elope to get married? I'm particularly interested in the northeast
>> region of the US and in the time period of 1930. I'm sure there were
>> some states where the laws were more lax than others, where a couple
>> could get married more quickly than in their home state.
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