There are probably at least a dozen situations I can think of that this
happens Many times this has to do with name changes, marital status,
divorce, etc. It may involve the same persons and property, but other
aspects within the deed may be different. Research to determine family
situations may be needed to determine the reason. Although in some
cases a reason may be mentioned, this might not be the true cause.
Emotional issues may be involved, such as disinheritence of someone not
In a message dated 7/23/2004 7:33:34 AM Central Standard Time,
PS I have another question. Does deeding a property back and forth
make any sense to anyone. It seems that in 1950 my place was sold
(deeded) and bought right back again on the same date and time.
Doesn't make a bit of sense to me as to why anyone would do that.
Fred, That is a very good question. I have the same situation in some of my
genealogical data. I am looking forward to the answer.