Posted By:William Kishbaugh
Subject:Re: Homesteading in Union County Around Clayton About 1910
Post Date:April 08, 2005 at 19:35:58
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Forum:Union County, NM Genealogy Forum
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You can do a Land Patent search on the internet by going to the BLM (US Bureau of Land Management)website. You can search by name and then if you get a hit it will also give the legal discription of the land. You can order the Patent Application records for a fee. These usually do not give much genealogical information though. Usually just dates and signed statements by the applicant and witnesses.