Wednesday, December 29, 2010


The following is a selected bibliography of materials in the SLPL collection of interest to the Revolutionary War ancestor researcher. You can find many other items in our catalog by searching this subject entry:

United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Registers.

SLPL Catalog:

II-- Bounty Land Records

13. Bockstruck, Lloyd Dewitt. Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants: Awarded by State Governments. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996.(Central- HG 973.34)

14. Cartwright, Betty Goff Cook. North Carolina Land Grants in Tennessee, 1778-1791. Memphis, TN: I. C. Harper Co., 1958. (Central-HG 973.34)

15. Dyer, Albion Morris. First Ownership of Ohio Lands. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1969. (Central-ST 977.102)

16. Holcomb, Brent. North Carolina Land Grants in South Carolina. Greenville, S.C.: Genealogical Press, 1980. (Central-HG 929.3757)

17. Houston, Martha Lou. 600 Revolutionary Soldiers Living in Georgia in 1827-28. Washington, D.C.: M. L. Houston, 1932. (Central-ST 975.8)

18. Jillson, Willard Rouse. The Kentucky Land Grants: a Systematic Index to All of the Land Grants Recorded in the State Land Office at Frankfort, Kentucky, 1782-1924. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1971. (Central-HG 976.9)

19. Jillson, Willard Rouse. Old Kentucky Entries and Deeds: a Complete Index to All of the Earliest Land Entries, Military Warrants, Deeds, and Wills of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1969. (Central-HG 976.9)

20. Knight, Lucian Lamar. Georgia’s Roster of the Revolution, Containing a List of the State’s Defenders; Officers and Men; Soldiers and Sailors; Partisans and Regulars; Whether Enlisted in Georgia or Settled in Georgia After the Close of Hostilities. Compiled under authority of the legislature from various sources, including official documents, both state and federal, certificates of service, land grants, pension rolls, and other records. Atlanta, GA: Index Printing Co., 1920. (Central-ST 975.8)

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