Teaching Homesteaders & Miners Class

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

Class Summary:

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.

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