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Family Maps of Montgomery County, Arkansas (Paperback)

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332 pages with 80 total maps Locating original landowners in maps has never been an easy task-until now. This volume in the Family Maps series contains newly created maps of original landowners (patent maps) in what is now Montgomery County, Arkansas, gleaned from the indexes of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. But it offers much more than that. For each township in the county, there are two additional maps accompanying the patent map: a road map and a map showing waterways, railroads, and both modern and many historical city-centers and cemeteries. Included are indexes to help you locate what you are looking for, whether you know a person's name, a last name, a place-name, or a cemetery. The combination of maps and indexes are designed to aid researchers of American history or genealogy to explore frontier neighborhoods, examine family migrations, locate hard-to-find cemeteries and towns, as well as locate land based on legal descriptions found in old documents or deeds. The patent-maps are essentially plat maps but instead of depicting owners for a particular year, these maps show original landowners, no matter when the transfer from the federal government was completed. Dates of patents typically begin near the time of statehood and run into the early 1900s. What's Mapped in this book (that you'll not likely find elsewhere) . . . 5808 Parcels of Land (with original landowner names and patent-dates labeled in the relevant map) 93 Cemeteries plus . . . Roads, and existing Rivers, Creeks, Streams, Railroads, and Small-towns (including some historical), etc. What YEARS are these maps for? Here are the counts for parcels of land mapped, by the decade in which the corresponding land patents were issued: DecadeParcel-count 1840s62 1850s178 1860s128 1870s130 1880s752 1890s846 1900s1656 1910s1659 1920s394 What Cities and Towns are in Montgomery County, Arkansas (and in this book)? Alamo, Albert, Alf, Black Springs, Buddys Landing, Caddo Gap, Chasewood Landing, Cox Spring, Fannie, Fir (historical), Gaston, Gibbs, Hickory Station, Hickory Station (historical), Hog Jaw, Hopper, Huddleston, Hurricane Grove, Imelda (historical), Joplin, Liberty, Little Fir Landing, Lucky (historical), Manfred, Mauldin, Mazarn, Mimosa, Mount Ida, Norman, Oden, Ophir, Owley, Pencil Bluff, Pine Ridge, Plata, Redbird (historical), Rubie, Ruble, Segur, Silver, Sims, Slatington (historical), Story, Sulphur Springs, Sweethome, Union Hill, Washita, Welsh, Whitetown.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781420314571
ISBN-10: 1420314572
Publisher: Arphax Publishing Co.
Publication Date: May 20th, 2010
Pages: 342
Language: English