Discovering Our Family History Together
Have you found land records with Township, Range, and Section in your family documents?
As the United States grew beyond the original 13 states, the new lands were distributed, beginning with the Public Land Survey System in 1785 down to the Homestead Act of 1862. Join us to learn about Public Land States:
Bring an example from your records or the name of an ancestor that you think might have received land.
Martha Wallace is a retired school teacher and National Archives volunteer. Her genealogical interests are US land records, tombstones, and medieval and American history.
Cost: $5 for SMCGS members and $10 for non-members
Location: Cañada College Library Computer Lab, Building 9, 3rd Floor
For meeting information, and to sign up, see the SMCGS e-news or contact email@example.com.
San Mateo County Genealogical Society
SMCGS is a 501(c)(3) organization
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