There are various types of deeds to property. The most common are the warranty deed which transfers property with assurance of good title and the quitclaim deed which transfers one person's interest in the property without guarantee of good title.
Church records may include births, christenings, marriages, deaths and burials. Be sure you have the correct church/religious denomination. If youâ€™re not sure, search the churches closest to home first and then broaden your search in ever-widening circles.
The census records may contain a good clue to when a person obtained citizenship.
Names for causes of death have changed over time. Try to match the old name with the current medical name.
1790-1840 Censuses only list the head of the household, but don't overlook using them. They are helpful to place a family in specific locations at specific times.