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Finding Land Records Online video class

By Diana Crisman Smith

Format: Download

SKU# U4145

Presenter: Diana Crisman Smith
Duration: 30 minutes   


  • You’re just starting to look into land records and how they relate to your genealogy research
  • You want to learn how to search for land records more effectively and efficiently
  • You are unfamiliar with the Bureau of Land Management’s website and want to see it demonstrated

Ahoy ye web-lubbers: Lay anchor on the Bureau of Land Management’s General Land Office website to search a wealth of federal land patents. If your ancestor purchased a plot from the US government, this class will teach you tricks to locating your kin’s digitized land record.


  • The benefit of using land records to supplement your family research
  • Why to use the Bureau of Land Management’s website
  • How to search for a Federal Land Patent
  • Tips for efficient use of this resource


Diana has been researching since childhood and has served as a lay librarian at the local Family History Center for more than 20 years. She has written for numerous genealogical publications, including current regular columns in the National Genealogical Society’s NewsMagazine and the Association of Professional Genealogists’ APG Quarterly.

SKU U4145
Author/Speaker/Editor Diana Crisman Smith
File Type MP4, PDF
Format Download
Runtime 30 minutes

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