Basic Genealogy: Land Records II - Finding Ancestors in Deeds

1:00 pm

An estimated 80 percent of men owned land during the nineteenth century, and deeds can be useful in documenting lives and relationships. But records involving land transfers after the original title holder often require a deeper level of understanding to be used effectively. Join Bill Eddleman, associate director of the Cape Girardeau Research Center, for part two of his land records presentation. This session provides an overview on locating available information in land records and other sources. Online and free, registration required.


Basic Genealogy is a multipart virtual series from Bill Eddleman featuring advice and strategies for researching family histories. Watch past programs anytime for free and on demand.