[APG Public List] Land Entry Files

Michael Hait michael.hait at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 16 15:48:01 MDT 2009

Correct me if I'm wrong, but if a recently naturalized citizen, it may 
provide some information about his immigration/naturalization.  At least I 
know that the later ones do.

From: "Judy" <frostfree12 at yahoo.com>
Sent: Friday, October 16, 2009 12:18 PM
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Subject: Re: [APG Public List] Land Entry Files

> Karen wrote >Do the Cash entry files contain much genealogical 
> information? Is it worth the time and money to order the land entry file 
> for a Cash Sale under the Act of 1820?<
> My short answer is "I don't know," but **if** the file contains the 
> application for the Warrant for Survey it would say where the applicant 
> resided at the time, or "late of . . ." which might be genealogically 
> helpful in linking a person between different residences.  A more remote 
> possibility is explanation that the applicant had inherited right of a 
> recently deceased (hopefully named) parent.
> I do not know if the application for warrant would be in the file.  If you 
> get the file, and it does include the application, do let us know . . . :)
> Good hunting,
> Judy
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