|Author||Hatcher, Patricia Law, author. |
|Title||Locating your roots : discover your ancestors using land records / Patricia Law Hatcher, FASG, FGSP. |
|Published||Baltimore , Maryland : Genealogical Publishing Company,  |
|Description||211 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm |
|General Note||"This publication has been reviewed for obsolete references and information, which have been deleted or revised. Some references have been added"--T.p verso. |
One of the strongest motivators for American immigrants was land. 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.
|Bib. Note||Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-187) and index. |
|Formatted Note||Contents: Why use land records? -- Where are the records? -- Finding the deed without using vacation time -- Finding a deed in a courthouse -- First transfer--getting land Into the hands of individuals -- Public lands -- What's in a deed? -- How to record what you find -- Records of residence -- Maps, atlases, and gazetteers -- Metes-and-bounds land platting -- Public-land survey system. |
Deeds -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.
Land titles -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
United States -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
|Other Titles||Discover your ancestors using land records |
Using land records
|LC Card Number||2016-945544|
|Call Number/Copies|| |
| ||WRHS Research Library: CS 49 H361 2016|
CA-1702600 c.1: LC class, open stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]