Sunday, October 6, 2013
Using Land Records for Genealogical Research
With speaker Richard Konkel
This presentation will examine various land records and the rich information they contain for genealogical research. Land records for York County, Pennsylvania that will be discussed include: warrants, surveys, and patents from the State Archives and the Deputy Surveyor’s copies at the York County Heritage Trust; the Rev. Neal Otto Hively’s publications of York County Original Pennsylvania Land Records; deeds, including releases, and other agreements and legal instruments recorded in deed books; sheriff's deeds; and tax records.
Monthly meetings are held in the Meeting Hall of the York County Heritage Trust, at 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania unless otherwise noted. The business portion of the meeting begins at 2:15 PM and the program begins at about 2:30 PM.
For more information about meetings, programs and publications of the South Central Genealogical Society please visit their website - http://www.scpgs.org/