Property Records

The Library owns microfilm copies of property deeds from the Recorder's Office for the years 1818 through 1901.  The deeds are indexed by grantor and by grantee.  The Deed Index is a separate set of microfilm and covers the years 1818 through 1968.  To view deeds dated later than 1901, you will still have to visit the Recorder's Office.

The Library also owns microfilm copies of mortgages from the Recorder's Office for the years 1835 through 1851.  The mortgages are indexed by mortgagor and by mortgagee.  As with the Deed Index, the Mortgage Index is a separate set of microfilm and covers the years 1818 through 1968.  To view mortgages date later than 1851, you will still have to visit the Recorder's Office.

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