An expert way of speaking involving control of voice and gesture.
A public speaker trained in voice production, gesture, and delivery.
Freed from slavery or from the parent's control; of legal age.
A person who leaves a country to live in another. See Also: Immigrant.
The process by which people are listed or counted for purposes of a census.
A geographic area established for each census in the U.S., beginning in 1880, to manage the data collection process. This number is used to find individual entries in the census returns using the index records created by the WPA project.
The person who records information for a census. Early in U.S. history an Assistant Marshall performed these duties.
A widespread outbreak of an infectious disease where many people are infected at the same time. See Also: Pandemic.
Assets and liabilities of a decedent, including land, personal belongings and debt.
also, besides, again.
See Genealogy Etiquette.
See Genealogy Ethics.
and others — usually used to indicate an obvious group of things such as all members of a family.
and wife — may be written as et uxor.
A situation, such as a birth, marriage, graduation, etc. in the life of a person.
evidence Any kind of proof, such as testimony, records, certificates, material objects, etc. used to document that a specific event occurred or a fact is true.
The person named in a will and appointed by the court to carry out the provisions of the will.