Using Online City and Regional Directories
This session will provide an overview of city and regional directories that are online, discussing fee-based sites, free sites, search strategies to find online directories, and search strategies for using online copies of city directories. Several case studies involving specific directories and specific individuals will be discussed as well–with cases be representative of a variety of locations and individuals
Bounty Land, Preemptions, Cash Sales and Homesteads: Federal Land Records
Ever wondered about federal land records–what they are, how they are searched, and what they can tell you about your ancestor? We will look at Bounty Land applications, preemption claims, cash sales, and homestead records in this session. There are several ways your ancestor could have been a part of the federal land process–see how in this session.