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----- Original Message -----
From: Patti Armstrong <Bucyrus(a)swbell.net>
Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 11:30 PM
Subject: Re: [DMU] Topozone Maps
Boy do I agree with this message.
> Hello, there.
> I have just recently subscribed to this list and did so without any real
> idea of what I was doing.
> It just seemed like a neat place to check out!
> My problem is what to do now that I have found you-all.
> How does one go about using DEED MAPPER?
> How does one go about using the resources mentioned in these particular
> Could I use DEED MAPPER or some sort of software (if so, what and how does
> one obtain it) to help me research my ancestors' land holdings in Henrico
> County,Virginia in the early 17th century?
> I already know quite a bit about what they were given by the Virginia
> Company when they arrived in 1618, but what I would like to find out is
> where those boundaries would lie TODAY?
> Who has owned that land over the centuries, etc.?
> Can anyone advise me, please?
> Thanks so much if you can.
> Deane Ferguson Mills
> York County, VA
> > Dale and Bob,
> > Thanks for responding. I am considering the software with the
> > thought that it would help me crack my genealogy bottleneck. Sounds
> > like it worked for you.
> > Doug Short
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Bob Bass" <robert.bassiii(a)gte.net>
> > To: <DEED-MAPPER-USERS-L(a)rootsweb.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 6:05 AM
> > Subject: Re: [DMU] Topozone Maps
> > > For me DM provided the proof needed to prove a connection
> > > between a father and his children. I had to take all the
> > > deeds and grants to the father (1700's) and plot them. I
> > > was then able to plot land sold by his descendants.
> > > Combining this information with his will proved the
> > > connection. The prob I was addressing was too many people
> > > in the same area with the same first name.
> > >
> > > The learning curve is not bad, except the syntax for
> > > entering data is not very forgiving. Would I gather all the
> > > deeds for a person (YES) and plot them (NO), unless I had a
> > > special reason. At one time I thought about including plots
> > > of most deeds in my decadency narrative, I plan to give to
> > > kin-folk. I decided against it as I felt it would add
> > > nothing except in the case mentioned above. I will include
> > > those plots.
> > >
> > > Bob BASS
> > > Monroe NC
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