Friday, December 26, 2008

MARYLAND Langfords

Family, Kindship and Community
Page 215
"How many women found themselves in the position of Joane Langford, who sued George Harris of Charles County [Maryland] in 1668 'for begetting a Bastard Child on her Body and for Nonperformance of his promise to Marry her'."
Horn, James, Adapting to a New World: English Society in the Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press, 1994)