Locating Your Roots. Discover Your Ancestors USING LAND RECORDS

Locating Your Roots. Discover Your Ancestors USING LAND RECORDS, By Patricia Law Hatcher

Land records–grants, deeds, mortgages, surveys, and more–are among the most valuable resources for genealogists to prove relationships and to point to new relationships. Why? One of the strongest motivators for American immigration was land, and one of the strongest motivators for migration within America was land. Because of this, land records are the most common[…]Read more

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Land Records Genealogy

Val D. Greenwood on Land Records

Today we are sharing some of the expert advice concerning deeds and other land records that is available in the 4th edition of The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy, by Val Greenwood. The mere handful of tips Mr. Greenwood provides below could make all the difference in your research. If you already own a copy of[…]Read more

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