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From: "Mary AsaWoman" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] rules of inheritance
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2003 16:14:52 -0800
A variation on that theme was:
The oldest son inherited the farm, business, etc.
The second oldest son went into the military
and subsequent sons either joined the priesthood or immigrated.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 12:37 PM
Subject: [DNA] rules of inheritance
> In a message dated 11/3/03 7:25:53 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> Where did these "others"
> go and what did they do for a living? Did they do to the cities and
> become the butcher, baker and candlestick maker? Did they live on the
> land and work it?
> I recall hearing that the oldest son got the title and estate, the second
> went into the military as an officer, and the third went into the
> don't know if that was an absolute rule.
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