It is frequently the case that the old patents refer to watercourse names
that are no longer in use. If you explore our Louisa Co. patent file (by
Jerry Sullivan et al) you'll undoubtedly discover such names. If you're a
DeedMapper user you can download the file to more easily explore the variant
names. Our prebuilt map set for Louisa is just $20 and is compatible with
the patent file. It would greatly facilitate your research into old names.
Note that we haven't yet gotten around to adding the stream names to the map
set, so you'd need a good set of maps, say DeLorme's book of topo maps, to
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Dennis" <dayedus(a)yahoo.com>
Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2005 10:29 AM
Subject: [DMU] Louisa Co.,Va
The book that was mentioned earlier this month
"Thomas H. Biggs, _Geographic and Cultural Names in
Virginia_." is just a database of all the names used
on the topo maps. Nothing I can't get in a more
format from GNIS.
I was looking for alternate names for early
Thanks just the same,David D.
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