Chapter 10: Local & State Records: Property & Probates

 
 
 

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Basic Records
10.1    Background
10.2    Citing key parties in the record
10.3    Citing property & probate records
10.4    Using originals vs. record copies

Deeds & Conveyances
Basic formats
10.5    Original registers
10.6    Image copies: FHO microfilm; FamilySearch
10.7    Deed books, miscellanea in
10.8    Delayed recordings
10.9    Documents online, random items
10.10    Lease & release conveyances
10.11    Mortgages or deeds of trust
10.12    Multiple deeds cited together
10.13    Records archived off-site
10.14    State or colony deeds

Land Grants
10.15    Background
(State or colony grants)
10.16    Bound volumes
10.17    Loose records
10.18    CD/DVD & microfilm images
10.19    Online materials

State land office records for U.S. public lands:
10.20    Original records
10.21    Image copies

Miscellaneous Records
10.22    Building permits
10.23    Estray (ranger) books
10.24    Homestead exemption records
10.25    Marks & brands books5
10.26    Mining records                             
10.27    Notarial books & files
10.28    Plat books
10.29    Tract books, county level

Probates
Basic formats
10.30    Bound volumes
10.31    Loose papers
10.32    Microfilm images
10.33    Online materials
10.34    Bonds
10.35    Orphans’ court records
10.36    Records removed to state archives
10.37    State or colony records

Tax Records
10.38    Basic formats
10.39    Citing a run of tax records
10.40    Quit-rent rolls
10.41    Records removed to state archives
10.42    State or colony tax rolls

International Records
10.43    Basic formats
10.44    Canada: Provincial land records44
10.45    England: Tax rolls, local5
10.46    France: Notarial records
10.47    Ireland: Property, probate records

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Original Records
(Local)
487    Case files
488    Registers
489    Tract book
(State level)
490    Land-grant register
491    Land warrants: loose

Image Copies
492    CD/DVD
493    Microfilm
494    Online

Derivatives
495    Abstracts, online
496    Database, online