Sunday, March 07, 2004

US Land Research

The Public Domain System:

Federal Land Patent Records:
   Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, image access to more than two million Federal land title records for Eastern Public Land States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin), issued between 1820 and 1908.

Where to Obtain Land Patents/Warrants:

Locating Deeds:

Use tract indexes to search for the all property owned by a person or family - Tracking the Tract:

Public Records Online Directory:

Iowa Geographic Image Map Server - Search by Township Range Section:

Kentucky Land Records Online:
   Includes city filings, 4748 Revolutionary War Warrants, West of Tennessee River Military Patents, Certificates of Settlement and Preemption Warrants, 4763 Lincoln Entries, 70239 County Court Order Patents, Jackson Purchase and County Formations, including Kentucky Co. VA, Fincastle Co. VA, and Beckham Co. KY.

Deed Platter:

Cyndislist Land Records, Deeds, Homesteads, Etc.:

US Land & Property Research Class:

Booklet (pdf) Ohio Lands - A Short History:

How much would that land be worth now? Inflation Calculator:

If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito. - Anita Roddick, 1942-  (The Body Shop)

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