Federal, State and County Land Records and Maps, Names and Places

$12.95

 

Contents:
- Preface 
Federal Land Records
- How Public Land Sales Began
- Funding a New Federal Government
- State-Land States vs Public-Land States
- First Land Sales in the Public Domain
- Public Land Records – The Process
- BLM Eastern States Branch
- National Archives
- Township and Range System
- Genealogical Finds in Later Land Records
- Get that Elusive File Folder! 
- Accessing the Land Entry Case File
- Test Question #1
- Test Question #2
- Test Question #3
State Land Records
- Warrant, Survey, Patent
- Research In Land Warrants, Surveys, or Patents
- Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia
- Georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland
- Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York
- North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,
- South Carolina, Tennessee 
- Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
County Land Records 
- Genealogical Research in Deed Records
- A Checklist for Deed Research
- Why Not Look at Deed Records First?
- Quit-Claim Deeds & Deed Releases
- After Finding a Deed
Maps, Names & Places
- Get a Good Map
- Finding Great Grandfather’s Farm on a Map
- The USGS Map Locator
- Land Ownership Maps
- Family Map Series – Arphax Publishing
- HistoryGeo.com – Landowners & Placenames
- Geographic Names Information System
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

 

William Dollarhide

2023, paper, 48 pp.

ISBN: 9781628593723

121-FR0429