Early Ohio Settlers: Purchasers of Land in Southeastern Ohio, 1800 - 1840
Early Ohio Settlers. Purchasers of Land in Southeastern Ohio, 1800-1840. Ellen T. Berry. (1984). Under an ordinance passed in 1785 the virgin lands of the Northwest Territory were offered for sale to the public, the first public land in the U.S.
to be subdivided. Four land offices were established in Ohio for the auction and private sale of these lands. Sales from the Marietta Land Office, covering twelve present-day Ohio counties--the entire southeastern portion of the state--are the subject of this book. In an easy-to-use tabular format, there is a complete list of the 7,500 persons who bought land in southeastern Ohio from 1800 to 1840. Data given includes the purchasers' name (in alphabetical order), date of purchase, place of residence at the time of the purchase, and the range, township, and section of the purchased land. The information in this tightly organized book is a distillation of the contents of tnirty volumes of unindexed land records.Genealogical.com publishes genealogy books and CDs. Whether you are just beginning to explore your family tree or are an experienced researcher looking for in-depth genealogy data, Genealogical.com can provide you with the resources you need. We publish over 2,000 genealogy books and compact discs featuring colonial genealogy, Irish genealogy, immigration, royal ancestry, family history, and genealogy methods and sources. Genealogical.com is the online home of Genealogical Publishing Company, Clearfield Company, and Gateway Press. Search our genealogy books by title, author or keyword phrase or browse our genealogy book sale.