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The early settlers of Georgia: A list of the file headings of the loose headright and bounty land grant files in the Georgia Department of Archives and History [Davis, Robert Scott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The early settlers of Georgia: A list of the file headings of the loose headright and bounty land grant files in the Georgia Department of Archives and HistoryAuthor: Robert Scott Davis. Settlers on, who Stat,sof lAerica in Congress assemisbled, Thatwhere such persons in good purehasd from grant claimants may retain faith and for valuable considerations purchased from the grant claimants d repurchase land, prior to lav twenty-third, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, portions. Early Settlers. The following persons acquired land on Borden's Grant directly from Benjamin Borden, Sr., prior to his death in , or granted by his sons or executors. The dates shown represent the dates on which title was secured, not the settlement dates. (Based on Hildebrand's Map of Borden's Grant, with some additions now shown by. Land records are among the best-preserved, largest, and most comprehensive genealogical record groups in the United States. Because land was inexpensive and readily available, 90% of adult free males were landowners before Most land records consist of deeds and deed : Katherine Freedman.
The Maryland State Archives has digitized books by Skordas and Gibb, and Ancestry ($) has digitized Coldham's five volume set: Skordas, Gust. Early Settlers of Maryland: An Index to Names of Immigrants Compiled from Records of Land Patents, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, FHL Book W2s. This source lists the settler's name, immigration date, and the source of . Land Records. For many early settlers in Nova Scotia, land was often the only possession of real value. As a result, land records have been carefully documented and maintained since the first days of colonial government. A large, complex system quickly evolved, serving various purposes: documenting the land-granting process, whereby free land was offered by government to intending settlers; providing a continuous record of property transactions (sellers . Both proprietary filings and transactions recorded by the Provincial Secretaries of the colony and the Secretary of State are indexed here. The Archives staff continues to revise and add records to this database. As part of the grant-funded New Jersey Early Land Records Project, Archives staff are also adding PDFs of selected deeds and surveys. In the Virginia Land Company was dissolved, and the crown then distributed land through the office of the secretary of the colony. Land grants from this office were given in two ways—to those who brought persons to Virginia (headright grants) or to persons .
A New Beginning David Wright, Artist. Volume I - Founding of the Cumberland Settlements The First Atlas - This is a tale told by survivors - an epic related by those who explored and hacked out a way through a howling wilderness, built cabins, cleared land, planted crops, and fought for survival against European armies and five tribal nations. On , Congress enacted a land ordinance which became one of the most significant pieces of legislation ever passed by the federal legislature. The Land Ordinance of created rules for the orderly survey, sale, and settlement of the public domain, with settlement to occur only on surveyed land. Land Grants and the Recruitment of Settlers to the Carolina Colony. Land grants were also given to individuals on a much more modest scale. A recipient, in exchange for a land grant, was obliged to pay each year an established rent (called a quitrent), either nominal, such as peppercorn or Indian arrows, or real in the form of sterling or produce. The above photo provides an example of the conditions required to obtain a land patent on Yonge Street, in what is now Toronto, Ontario. Settlers had to build a dwelling at least 16 X 20 feet in size and clear all around it; clear and fence at least five acres of land; and clear the land along the Yonge St. Road fronting on their property, to the middle of the road, all within the first twelve.