Jun
24
2010
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What are County Land Ownership Maps?

land ownership map Knox County IllinoisLand ownership maps are an important resource for researching your ancestors in the United States. The most useful ones for researching your family history were created between 1860 and 1918 when America was being opened up to settlers and the railroads. As the name suggests, the majority of maps were drawn up to show land [more...]

Apr
30
2010
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What if the Presidents of the United States had Ordinal Numbers?

five presidents of the united statesIn the United States, the American Revolution saw the rejection of the rule by the British Government under the monarch George III. The roman numeral 3 after his name is an ordinal number. It indicates that there were two previous kings with the name of George. This system for numbering the English monarchs started after [more...]

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