Trace Pioneer Migration
Trace Pioneer Migration Using Homestead Land Records, Mining & Timber Claims, and Children’s Birth Info from Census Records of Your Ancestors
Audience: Beginning to Experienced Genealogist
Genealogy Class Type: Genealogy Methods, Tips & Tricks
Meet the challenge of following your ancestors between the census years as they move along pioneer migration routes and settle in new areas. Find veterans, homesteaders and miners as they buy or earn land warrants, patent & survey land, and document their improvements to the land to secure title. Learn where to find land records online and how to search them to find your ancestors. Use birth info to gain insight into family migration. See what hidden treasures lie in records you already have.
- Class Handout: HopkinsArnold_Homesteaders_Miners_FamTreeExpos_2012
This Genealogy Class has been taught at
- Colorado Family History Expo – Colorado Springs, Colorado June 01, 2012
- Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society – Durango, CO March 8, 2014
Questions? Comments? Interested in scheduling a class for your group? email our professional genealogist or leave a comment below.
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