Sunday, June 10, 2012

Estates and Deeds

Because of the laws of inheritance, land grants, deeds, marriage contracts and estate records much be researched. This is where you acquire the details. The wills themselves name heirs, friends and burial details. Important, particularly if you want to find the old Homeplace. Be sure and read the inventories, receipts, a nebula returns, dustribution lists, sales. Everything in the probate court with your surnames. Write it all down for later, when your eyes begin to open with understanding. It is an identification process. Identify and document all persons with your surname.

Where to find images of last wills and testaments online.
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