|2017, paperback, 5.5 x 8.5, 218 pp.
Michael R. Marshall
Prince Georges County Maryland Land Records 1772-1774 by Michael R. Marshall contains detailed abstracts of all documents in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Land Records Book BB 3.
This volume includes land transactions, bills of sale, powers of attorney, registration of brands, certificates of estray (stray horses), marriage contracts, and more. Many of the persons listed lived outside of Prince George’s County–some in surrounding counties.
Land records are one of the best record groups for researching your family history. Sometimes deeds contain information about three generations of land ownership. You can also trace family relationships by the names of the land parcels in Maryland.