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From: "... valentine53179" <>
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Bride's marrying in their own county
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 11:44:45 -0600
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ditto with people from chicagoland going to crown point indiana..
so if you cant find them where they ought to be,
check nearby towns,
or those near to the tracks -
the mode of transport for many..

----- Original Message -----
From: "Elizabeth Cunningham" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, March 14, 2003 12:20 PM
Subject: [ROOTS-L] Bride's marrying in their own county

> I don't know about other parts of the country, but in Philadelphia
> eloping couples went to Elkton, Maryland to marry. There was no blood
> test, and no waiting period. Elkton is certainly not where all of them
> lived. It is not even in the same state. And a lot of people got
> married in Reno, Nevada, after divorcing there. It is true they had to
> establish "residence" (6 weeks?) but they went back home after they
> married.
> Elizabeth C

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