Sharing Land Records


OR, Keeping related things together

Here is a great method for combining diverse but interconnected genealogical records and information in a single file. Contributed by Sam Clark of California, this .pdf presents three kinds of images pertinent to land owned by Sam’s relative, Gul Christopherson Rud: 1) the original patent issued by the Government Land Office, 2) a drawing of the land parcel based on its legal description, and 3) the property as it appeared on a plat map.

(Download the example PDF 3.2 MB.)

Gul Christopherson Rud Land Patent 1861 with Appurtenances