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Digging for ancestors : an In-Depth Guide to land records / by Michelle Roos Goodrum.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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In-depth genealogist.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola LOCAL HIS & GEN 929 GOO (Text) 33118000154065 Reference: Local History Collection Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLG 929.11 G6555D (Text) 00000106758568 Genealogy book In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield IC 929.1027 Goodrum (Text) 31208912311653 local history & genealogy Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781493527960
  • ISBN: 1493527967
  • Physical Description: 120 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, facsimilies ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Utica, Ohio : In-Depth Genealogist, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-118) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Quick start: top ten tips -- Getting started with land records research -- Using deed indexes and deeds -- Transcribing documents: quick answers to why and how -- Understanding extracts and abstracts -- What are dower and dowry? -- Using the BLM in your research -- Baffled by legal property descriptions? -- Let's talk: state land states -- A look at cash entry files -- Using land records to solve genealogical problems -- Cemetery deeds: they're land records, too -- Three reasons to visit the old family home -- Google Earth: see the past in the present -- Fun with land and property records -- Appendixes: A. Resources for land records research; B. Township grid.
Subject: Real property > United States.
Landowners > United States.
Deeds > United States.
United States > Genealogy.

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