Understanding the 1862 Homestead Act, using the Newberry Atlas of Historical Boundaries, and demystifying confusing land record terms. Plus: Why Facebook's new timeline has a silver lining for genealogists.
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Lisa Louise Cooke
News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad
Top Tips: The 1862 Homestead Act
Dive into land records with a discussion of the 1862 Homestead Act with Thomas MacEntee. Learn more from his video class from the Family Tree University Spring 2012 Virtual Conference.
101 Best Websites: Newberry Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
Lisa talks with author Nancy Hendrickson about the Newberry Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
Family Tree University Crash Course: Top 5 Confusing Land Terms
Family Tree University instructor Diana Crisman Smith sheds light on confusing terms you might find as you review your ancestors' land records. Diana teaches FTU's Land Records 101 course
Social Media Minute
The Publisher's Desk with Allison Dolan
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