Understanding Real Property Legal Descriptions for Genealogy
After you view this class you will know how to understand metes and bounds, rectangular survey, land measurements, and subdivision survey records better. You will begin to understand real property and how to use these resources to increase your family history research success.You may be familiar with the history of the first president of the United States, George Washington, but you may not be familiar with his early career as a surveyor and lifelong interest in maps, geography and cartography. Surveying and surveyors have been an integral part of our cultures and legal systems since ancient times.
This presentation was recorded live for the "U.S. Land and Tax Records" Expo. The individual Research Guide for this class is included with this video. It is available to download as a PDF immediately upon purchase. If you would like a printed copy of the book, "U.S. Land and Tax Records Research Guide," please click here.
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Product Code: Video Class-LT1508