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Thought you all would be interested in this.
Joy Pixler Hyde
May my words be sweet and tender for tomorrow I may have to eat them.
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From: "Dorothy Gray" <rogrvdot(a)harborside.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 16:54:57 -0700
Subject: LDS RESEARCH OUTLINES & LAND GRANTS
Attn. All Researchers. The "Research Outline" is available for every
and some countries from the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
You can download ALL of them at the LDS website at: www.familysearch.org.
There is about 80 pages of them. I suggest printing all of them out in
On 1/1/2000, www.dearMyrtle.com suggested copying these would be your
The Research Outline for North Carolina contains 11 pages of information
be used when you don't know where/whom to contact regarding your
Info on Archives & Libraries, Bible Records, Biographies, Cemeteries,
Census, Church Records, City Directories, Emigration and Immigration,
Gazetteers, Genealogy, History, Land and Property*** (Land Grants), i.e.,
Crown Colony grants 1735-1775; Pre-Statehood and Statehood Grants
1778-1959; County Records, Maps, Military Records including Revolutionary
War, War of 1812, Civil War and other Wars. Native Races, Naturalization
and Citizenship, Newspapers, Periodicals, Taxation, Vital Records, and
Re: Proprietary Colony Grants 1663-1729: In 1663 Charles II granted land
the Carolinas to eight of his followers, called Lords Proprietors of
Carolina. These men had the right to grant their land to others. One of
the proprietors was the Governor of Virginia and he issued many land
in 1663. Records of only 29 of these are known to exist and have been
abstracted in Nell Marion Nugent, "Cavaliers and Pioneers" Virginia Land
Patents and Grants,s 1623-1732, 3 vols. (Richmond, VA: Dietz Printing
1963, Family History BOOK 975.5 R2N (A film/copy of the book can be
through your local Family History Center which will be in the building of
the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, nicknamed The Mormons.
Note: In November 1777, a North Carolina law created a land office in
every county to grant land previously held by the Crown and by Earl
Granville. records of most of these offices have been indexed and sent
the state office in Raleigh. The Family History Library has microfilm
copies of most of these records and indexes.
North Carolina also granted land in Tennessee for service in the
Revolutionary War. The original records are at the Tennessee State
and Archives. (In Nashville). The Family History Library has copies of
the following records:
*Revolutionary Warrants, 1783-1837 (FHL films 1,013,361-75).
*Tennessee land grants,s 1788-1810. (FHL films 1,013,300-22; separate
I've copied this data from the LDS NCResearch Outline, in part only, for
your information and so that you can see the extensive materials they
to offer us.