You may think that land records are the “scariest” records in genealogy but it doesn’t take much courage to find much more in them than that your ancestor owned some land. We will look at some of the treasures you can find in land records, the process of acquiring and selling land and the documents produced. We will also look at the ways that your ancestors’ land was specified-metes and bounds system and the rectangular survey system.
Daniel Hubbard is a full-time professional researcher. Inspired by family stories he began to seriously conduct family history research at about 11 years of age. Daniel combines his skills in technology, genealogy, and complex research, the organizing large amounts of information, writing, editing and book design to assist clients with their family history projects.