This site is an excellent reference that I would
recommend everyone check out. It does not include Virginia or North
Carolina (as Ann was bemoaning) however, because the original thirteen colonies
were not public land states - the United States gave up any claims to any
land within the boundaries of the colonies during the early days of the
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2000 3:33
Subject: [genpcfr] GLO link gleaned
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 08:01:38 -0400
>To: Jewelle Baker jewelle@...
>From: Trish Worthington Cobb turniproots@...
>Subject: GLO link
>Go ahead and pass Ann's message along. Too bad it doesnt have all the east
>coast land grants on it. I did find my 4-great uncle Frederick
>WORTHINGTON, and other Worthington's who got grants in Florida.
>It appears that one can order copies of the grants directly from this site.
>>>>From: "Ann Tomlinson" zapt@...
>>>>Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 10:59:54 -0600
>>>>click on http://www.glorecords.blm.gov
>>>(GLO stands for Government Land Office) Every person who has owned land in
>>>the western United States is listed. Not Virginia, doggone it, or the
>>>other eastern seaboard states. You can find out exactly where their land
>>>was located, and the time period they owned it.
>>>>Annie in wet wet Idaho
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