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- This website, in its entirety, as it is designed, compiled,
and presented, is copyright to Alison Kilpatrick, and her heirs
and representatives. You do not have the right to copy or
publish pages, or parts of pages from the Arborealis
web site, onto your web site, or into a book or a computer or
any other medium, without my written permission. This copyright
extends to all pages written and published to both the new and
the the old sites published under the name, Arborealis,
whether or not pages from the old site appear on the new one.
- No part of this web site, including data in the public domain,
may be used for commercial purposes, OR appear in any web site
or any other publication or medium that has links to commercial
interests, of any kind, whatsoever. **This includes websites or
any other medium that feature advertisements, regardless of
purpose or intent.**
- Use the Contact form to request
permission to use or cite information from this web site.
- Biographical sketches, family history reports, and all other
articles written by Alison Kilpatrick are copyright to Alison
Kilpatrick, and her heirs and representatives.
- The facts contained in this web site are not copyright to
Alison Kilpatrick, or to anyone. This means that the fact of
someone's birth, marriage, or death is not copyrightable to any
person, real or corporate. You may gather such facts from this
web site—but just the facts—and use them freely. Examples of
facts include dates and places of birth, marriage, and death,
the names of parents and siblings, and nature of trade or
occupation. When in doubt, use the Contact page to request
- Articles that are older than 100 years, and which have been
transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, are generally in the public
domain. Citations or usage of public domain material are subject
to No. 2, above. In addition, because the design and layout of
web pages is copyright to the web author, you may not reproduce
a page or series of pages of this website, in whole or in part,
simply because they contain public domain material.
When in doubt, drop me a line.