Lots of our ancestors had to acquire permits and leases to use the land and other resources. Learn how these documents can be a valuable source of information for genealogists. Unable to access YouTube? View video here.
September 23, 2016 by Webinar Assistant
, James Tanner
, Legal Records
, Research Tools
, United States
, Webinar recordings
Over 2 million people made homestead claim, it is very possible that your ancestors were some of those 2 million. Learn how you can learn more through homestead land records. Unable to access YouTube? View video here.
James Tanner goes over the basics of land records and why they are such valuable resources for geneologists. Unable to access YouTube? View video here.
Learn the details of land and property ownership to help with your family history research. Unable to access YouTube? View video here.
Land Record can help fill in the gaps in your research when you feel stuck. To find the websites mentioned in this webinar follow the links below https://familysearch.org/ http://maps2.utahcountyonline.org/ParcelMap/ParcelMap.html http://www.historygeo.com/ https://glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx http://goldbug.com/ http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/ http://www.davidrumsey.com/home http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/ http://www.mapofus.org/ https://www.blm.gov/or/pubroom/files/land-descript-diag.pdf http://people.smu.edu/rjepsen/landmeasurements.html Unable to access YouTube? View video here.