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Value of Land Records

Land records, especially deeds:

  1. Provide clues that help you learn even more about them.

Helping you make the most of all these values is the purpose of this article.

Effective Census Tips


  • Children may be named
  • The other parties and witnesses may be relatives
  • The first deed upon arrival may reveal his previous residence
  • The last deed upon moving away may reveal his next residence


  • It will identify when it was acquired and from whom.
    • This could have been more than 20 years earlier.
    • May have been purchased from or gifted by parents, in-laws, or other relatives.