Tag Archive: Land Records

Nov 09

George W. Burdick, Another Look

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This entry is part 6 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

This entry is part 6 of 99 in the series Deeds in the FamilyOK, I admit it. I have been holding out information on George. I probably would have continued to hold off on some information, but one of Papa’s cousins reminded me, and I am coming clean! The Michigan Histories and Atlases have given …

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Nov 05

Burdick Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan, Liber 4 Page 492

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This entry is part 4 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

This entry is part 4 of 99 in the series Deeds in the FamilyI am posting information gleaned from land records in the areas where our family’s ancestors resided. You can read more about this project in the overview. You may also check my deed record listing, which I will update with each post. I …

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Nov 04

Burdick Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 4 Page 491

This entry is part 3 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

This entry is part 3 of 99 in the series Deeds in the FamilyI am posting information gleaned from land records in the areas where our family’s ancestors resided. You can read more about this project in the overview. You may also check my deed record listing, which I will update with each post. I …

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Nov 02

Liber 3 Page 603 – George Burdick

This entry is part 2 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

This entry is part 2 of 99 in the series Deeds in the FamilyI am posting information gleaned from land records in the areas where our family’s ancestors resided. You can read more about this project in the overview. You may also check my deed record listing, which I will update with each post. The …

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Oct 31

Liber 3 page 326 , Wexford County, Michigan

This entry is part 1 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

This entry is part 1 of 99 in the series Deeds in the FamilyI am posting information gleaned from land records in the areas where our family’s ancestors resided. You can read more about this project in the overview. You may also check my deed record listing, which I will update with each post. The …

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Oct 30

Granny’s Land Record Transcriptions

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Land Records

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Land RecordsI received a Facebook comment with regard to my land record spreadsheet. I asked permission and added the comment at the end of the post here on my blog. A Facebook comment is soon lost in the feed of status updates, link posts and …

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Oct 29

Locating Property and Landmarks in Michigan.

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Land Records

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Land RecordsAs I have studied the land records of my families in Michigan, I have used a variety of maps and resources to be sure I know the location of each piece of property. I have likewise used multiple resources to visit homes, cemeteries, libraries …

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Oct 28

Liber 2 Page 403 What Does the Deed Tell Me?

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Land Records

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Land RecordsHere are the basic facts from the transcription of the deed recorded in Liber 2 page 403 of Wexford County Deeds. The Grantor, Erasmus D. Abbott, of Sherman, Wexford, County, Michigan The Grantee: George W. Burdick of Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan The witnesses: …

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Oct 27

Liber 2 Page 403 Land Records, what next?

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This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Land Records

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Land RecordsI am writing a little about my experience working with deed records, using Wexford County, Michigan as an example. After I had collected a list of the names and location of the records, I started through the deed record books using my form. It …

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Oct 26

Wexford County Deeds, Part 2

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Land Records

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Land RecordsNow I had a neat spreadsheet of land records I extracted from the Wexford County, Michigan index books. What should I do next?  There were so many deeds, and I was not equally interested in them.  Or, at least at the moment I created …

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