ancestral estates


ancestral estates
Ancestral estates are such as are transmitted by descent, and not by purchase; or such as are acquired either by descent or by operation of law. Realty which came to the intestate by descent or devise from a dead ancestor or by deed of actual gift from a living one, there being no other consideration than that of blood. Real estate coming to distributee by descent, gift, or devise from any kinsman. Allotments to members of Indian tribes or their heirs have been treated as an ancestral estate. McDougal v. McKay, 237 U.S. 372, 35 S.Ct. 605, 607, 59 L.Ed. 1001

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ancestral — /aensestral/ Relating to ancestors, or to what has been done by them; as homage ancestral (q.v.). Derived from ancestors. See also ancestral estates ancestry …   Black's law dictionary

  • ancestral — adjective Date: 15th century of, relating to, or inherited from an ancestor < ancestral estates > • ancestrally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ptolemy Apion — or simply known as Apion (Greek: Πτολεμαίος ο Απίων, between 150 BC 145 BC 96 BC) was the last Greek Cyrenaean King and was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty. Ptolemy in descent was Greek Macedonian and native Egyptian. His second name ’Apion’ is …   Wikipedia

  • Clary-Aldringen — Coat of arms of the House of Clary and Aldringen The House of Clary und Aldringen or Clary Aldringen is one of the most prominent Austro Hungarian princely family of Bohemian noble origin. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Gonda district — is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh, India, and Gonda town is the district headquarters. It is also headquarters of the Devipatan Division. The district lies between 26º 47 and 27º 20 north latitude and 81º 30 and 82º 46 east longitude The… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Fitzhamon — (died March 1107), or Robert FitzHamon, Sieur de Creully in the Calvados region and Torigny in the Manche region of Normandy, was Lord of Gloucester and the Norman conqueror of Glamorgan, southern Wales. As a kinsman of the Conqueror and one of… …   Wikipedia

  • House of Neville — Armorial of Neville Country Kingdom of England, United Kingdom Titles Duke of Bedford Marquess of Montagu Marquess of Abergavenny Earl of Westmorland …   Wikipedia

  • McInerney — For The US frigate, see USS McInerney (FFG 8). The McInerney coat of arms with the motto veritus meaning truth (not shown) The name McInerney is of noble Irish origin where it is found in the modern Irish form of Mac an Airchinnigh (pronounced… …   Wikipedia

  • Memleben Abbey — Imperial Abbey of Memleben Reichskloster Memleben Imperial Abbey of the Holy Roman Empire ← …   Wikipedia

  • John of Scotland — Infobox Monarch name = John title = King of the Scots caption = King John, his crown and sceptre symbolically broken as depicted in the 1562 Forman Armorial , produced for Mary, Queen of Scots. reign = 17 November, 1292 – 10 July, 1296 coronation …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.