Don’t forget to search for your female ancestors at the BLM site http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/. They may have applied for bounty land as a widow or filed a federal land claim in their own name. Don’t forget the female half of your ancestry.
© Michael John Neill, “Genealogy Tip of the Day,” http://genealogytipoftheday.blogspot.com, 10-June-2012.
Old Kentucky Entries and Deeds: a Complete Index to All of the Earliest Land Entries, Military Warrants, Deeds and Wills of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Old Kentucky Entries and Deeds: a Complete Index to All of the Earliest Land Entries, Military Warrants, Deeds and Wills of the Commonwealth of Kentucky – by Willard Rouse Jillson, Sc.D.
Review published November 2011
About the book & Its Table of Contents
|~ from Foreword
|I||Old Kentucky Entries and Deeds|
|II||Lincoln Entries (1779-1787|
|III||Fayette Entries (1782-1794)|
|IV||Jefferson Entries (1779-1785|
|V||Military Warrants (1782-1793|
|VI||Military Entries (1784-1797|
|VII||Court of Appeals, Deeds – Grantee (1783-1846)|
|VIII||Court of Appeals, Deeds – Grantee (1783-1846)|
|IX||Court of Appeals, Deeds – Wills (1769-1850)|
|X||Court of Appeals, Deeds – Attorneys (1781-1853)|
Example: Data from Chapter IV, Jefferson Entries, page 269.
|Pearman, Samuel, heirs||1,000||A||104||5-27-1780||Dicks R||Withdrawn|
|Pearman, Samuel, heirs||1,000||A||348||3-27-1784||Salts R|
|Pearman, Samuel, heirs||1,000||A||348||3-27-1784||Wilsons Cr.||Surveyed|
Example: Data from Chapter V, Military Warrants, page 353.
|Pearman, Harrison||200||1658||During war soldier Virginia line||8-23-1783|
|Pearman, Thomas||200||2595||End of war soldier Virginia line||2-23-1784|
The edition at the Nichols Memorial Library is a 1969 reprint of the 1926 original. The 1969 edition was published by the Genealogical Publishing Company.