Comprehensive Land Workshop
12 November 2016
Boulevard Baptist Church
1030 S Eastgate Ave, Springfield, MO
For genealogists, the importance of researching land records can not be emphasized too much. More challenging than other records to locate and understand, land records can be among the most rewarding. Not only are relationships discovered, but you will gain greater understanding of your ancestors’ lives. Join us for this day-long comprehensive workshop on researching land taught by Barbara Jensen and Patti Hobbs, CG®.
8:30-9:30: A History of Land in the United States
9:45:10:45: Locating State Land Grants
11:00-12:00: Understanding Metes & Bounds Land with Case Studies
12:00-1:30: Lunch -- Plan to eat at one of the area restaurants or bring your lunch.
1:30-2:30: Federal Land Grants and the Rectangular Survey System
2:45-3:45: Finding and Using Deeds in Your Genealogical Research
There is no cost, but registration is required. Sign up by clicking here, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org (include name and phone number), or by printing off and filling out the following for mailing.
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Mail to: Ozarks Genealogical Society, Inc., P O Box 3945, Springfield, MO