Check Out Ancestor Tracks For Pennsylvania Resources

 I obtained this info from genealogist Sharon Cook dinner MacInnes this previous week, who instructed me:

Through the years, I’ve spent tons of of hours on the Library of Congress taking images of landowner maps for a lot of the counties of Pennsylvania and I posted them on my outdated web site for researchers to make use of.  I’ve simply created a brand new web site and added many extra free tools–links to printed county histories, tutorials, and so on.  The instruments on my web site may be correlated with census, court docket, navy, tax, and important data to supply a a lot fuller image of the women and men who got here earlier than us.  

“As well as to the free photos and tutorials, the books I’ve written are on the market right here.”


New web site for Ancestor Tracks! 

Our new web site is a one-stop portal for pinpointing Pennsylvania residents within the 1700s and 1800s. Would you want free photos of Nineteenth-century landowner maps and atlases to correlate with censuses? Test. How about hyperlinks to printed county histories that correlate with the maps? Test. And what about “how you can” tutorials that put all of it collectively and produce you:

  • Free photos of Warrant Indexes granting land to the primary people making use of for land from the colony or state
  • Free photos of Survey Books containing surveys for every tract transferred from the colony or state to a person
  • Free photos of Patent Indexes conveying last title to every purchaser of a tract transferred from the colony or state to a person
  • Free photos of land transactions transferring tracts to candidates shopping for their land as a results of Indian treaties
  • Free photos of navy donation and depreciation land ledgers § An understanding of boundary disputes and the data for numerous individuals whose land was caught up in them
  • Hyperlinks and timeline for African American analysis

Test, examine, and examine. Use our photos, hyperlinks to books, and tutorials in conjunction with census and tax data to provide context to your ancestors.

New editions of “Early Landowners of Pennsylvania” atlases! Simply previous to launching the web site, we completed modifying new editions of our eight “Early Landowners of Pennsylvania” county atlases. These atlases, containing maps of the metes-and-bounds tracts of the primary landowners, are actually out there at as downloadable pdf recordsdata. 

We’re additionally providing, for the primary time, every particular person township chapter as downloadable (pdf recordsdata; $1.99-$4.99). Seek the advice of the free indexes for every county atlas, listed by surname or by township, and don’t neglect to search for allied households.


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