Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Researching the State Land Records of Pennsylvania

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Join us for an free afternoon webinar focused on accessing Pennsylvania Land Records. Our presenter is Aaron McWilliams, reference archivist at the Pennsylvania State Archives in Harrisburg.

What are the State Land Records?
What is the difference between a warrant and patent?
How do I find out if my ancestor purchased land from the Penn family or Commonwealth?

In "Researching the State Land Records of Pennsylvania” Pennsylvania State archivist Aaron McWilliams will discuss the titling process, the primary documents and indexes, and the research strategies used to navigate the records.

Register for this free webinar presented by the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania.

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