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Nabb Research Center Tools - Land record information

Also see: Information in court records

* Information in land records

This chart defines the types of information that can be found in different kinds of land records.
** indicates that this information type can be found in that type of record

INFORMATION TYPE

PATENT RECORDS

TAX RECORD

MILITARY/ BOUNTY

MARRIAGE RECORD

DEED

FAMILY NAME

**

**

**

**

**

BIRTH DATE






BIRTH PLACE






SEX


**




ETHNIC BKGD






PERSONAL DESCRIPTION






OCCUPATION

**





EDUCATION






MILITARY



**



PROPERTY

**

**


**

**

CITIZEN

**

**

**

**

**

MARITAL STATUS


**


**

**

NAME OF SPOUSE


**


**

**

NAME OF CHILDREN


**



**

NAME OF FATHER


**



**

NAME OF MOTHER


**



**

PATERNAL BIRTHPLACE






MATERNAL BIRTHPLACE






DEATH DATE





**

CAUSE OF DEATH






BURIAL LOCATION





**

RESIDENCE

**

**

**

**

**

AGE


**




LITERATE?




**

**

MAP

**


**



RELATIVES/NEIGHBORS

**

**

**

** indicates that this information type can be found in that type of record





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