Basic Genealogy, Part Five: Land Records, Researching First Title

Bill Eddleman discusses the basics of land grants, federal land sales, military bounty land, and numerous other ways to study records on first title. This presentation also includes an overview of the methods of describing and delineating land parcels, including metes and bounds, the U. S. Public Land System, and other details. 

Download the PDF handout

Music: "Summer" by Yakov Golman, courtesy Free Music Archive.

Presented on