Grants in the Virginia Military District of Ohio

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Sites near the Ohio River in western Virginia. Inevitably aggressive frontiersmen trespassed on Ohio lands, and eastern land companies sent scouts into Indian lands seeking favorable locations in which to plant commercial ventures. Inthe Shawnee and their Indian allies, led by the Shawnee chief Cornstalk (Holokeska).

Ohio lands were surveyed and sold by the federal government, private individuals, and by two other states, Virginia and Connecticut. Since parts of the state were surveyed at different times, Ohio was divided into different "surveys" or "districts."Ohio also includes a number of smaller land grants, used for a variety of : Elizabeth Woods.

Virginia Military District Survey Book Index. Arranged numerically by Survey number. White three-ring binder (located on the Land Research reference shelf) Cites the Survey Book volume letters and page number. Entries may also include Ohio county and township names.

Catalogue of Virginia Military Warrants, by Samuel M. Wilson [R Wv]Author: Elizabeth Woods. About the Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants. About the Collection All Virginia bounty land was in the present-day states of Kentucky and Ohio and records of surveys and grants are held by the: Virginia Army and Navy Forces, with Bounty Land Warrants for Virginia Military District of Ohio.

Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., Get this from a library. Grants in the Virginia Military District of Ohio. [Clifford Neal Smith]. The Virginia Military District opened in though surveys were done there starting in the ’s. The first patent was granted there in Virginia issued bounty land grants there until Ohio achieved statehood in This book indexes land grants in the Virginia Military District of Ohio and may show survey number, acreage, survey book page numbers, county, or township.

The surrendered warrants and related papers were sent to the General Land Office in Washington, DC, and are now at the National Archives in Warrants Surrendered for Land in the Virginia. InVirginia turned over all remaining land to the federal government. InCongress granted the land to the State of Ohio, which used it to create and endowment for The Ohio State University.

Please note that the maps in this book were created before the establishment of Taylor Township in virginia military district french grants united states Grants in the Virginia Military District of Ohio book district ohio company purchase old seven ranges virginia military district old seven ranges ephriam kimberly grant symmes purchase state of ohio • department of natural resources • division of geological Size: 2MB.

Federal Land Series This indexes names from Revolutionary War bounty land warrants and grants from the Virginia Military District. Ohio, Canadian Refugee, Cash, Homestead, United Brethren Patents, and Virginia Military Warrants No circulation to Family History Centers.

Contains information from approximat patents issued for. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Grants in the Virginia Military District of Ohio by Clifford Neal Smith,American Library Association edition, in English. Federal Land Series: Grants in the Virginia Military District of Ohio, Vol. 4 on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ohio lands were surveyed and sold by the federal government, private individuals, and by the states of Virginia and Connecticut.

Since parts of the state were surveyed at different times, Ohio was divided into areas called survey "districts" or "land grants." Virginia Military District InVirginia had claimed part of the area that became. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Federal Land Series. a Calendar of Archival Materials on the Land Patents Issued by the United States Government, with Subject, Tract, and Name Indexes.

Volume 4, Part 1 and Part 2: Grants in the Virginia Military District of Ohio at The United States Military District was a land tract in central Ohio that was established by the Congress to compensate veterans of the American Revolutionary War for their service.

The tract contains 2, acres (10, km 2) in Noble, Guernsey, Tuscarawas, Muskingum, Coshocton, Holmes, Licking, Knox, Franklin, Delaware, Morrow, and Marion Counties. About Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants After the Revolutionary War, the federal government awarded bounty lands to citizens and soldiers for services rendered.

In its simplest form, this involved the exchange of free land for military service. Anyone who applied was to be given bounty-land warrants in However, the Ohio U.S.

Military District didn’t open up until 15 years after the Yorktown victory.

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When that Military District finally did open, init was the only land where revolutionary land grants could be used. Revolutionary War Rejected Claims. The act of the General Assembly passed on Jwhich established the Virginia Land Office, also provided for the awarding of bounty lands for specified Revolutionary War military service.

The purpose of the bounty land system was to encourage longer military service. The first Virginia Military District survey was run by John O’Bannon, Novemin what is now Clermont County.

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Patent for District land was issued on Febru The State of Ohio Archives has original Virginia Military District Entry and Survey records, a card index of entrymen, W.P.A. plats of. Original source: U.S. Revolutionary War Bounty Land Warrants Used in the U.S. Military District of Ohio and Relating Papers (Acts of, and ), ; Microfilm Publication M, 16 rolls; ARC ID: Grants Learning Center Your gateway to the federal grants world Grants Learning Center is where you can learn more about the federal grants lifecycle, policies on grants management, and profiles on grant-making agencies.

Records relating to Virginia military bounty land warrants (issued by the state to its Revolutionary War veterans and exchangeable for patents to land in the Virginia Military District in Ohio),including entry and survey books for the Virginia Military District, ; with name indexes to warrantees and patentees, The Ohio History Connection serves as the custodian of records from Ohio’s federal and state land offices, United States Military District and Virginia Military District.

The records consist of survey plats and notes, and entry, sale, and payment records. Virginia Military District. Land in twenty-three Ohio counties from the Ohio River north between the Scioto and Little Miami rivers was reserved by Virginia to satisfy its military bounty warrants.

One of the original nine major subdivisions in Ohio, it is the only one not using a. The State Archives holds military and other land grant records dating from The Balloting Book, an index to New York bounty records, is searchable at siteWeb.

An index to the New York Military tract on microfilm can be rented through a Family History Center near you. North Carolina warrants date before the Revolutionary War, too. Post. Our database indexes 4, Virginia Revolutionary Warrants.

There are duplicate numbers, therefore our warrants range in number from one to 4, Contact the Ohio Historical Society in Columbus for Virginia warrants with higher numbers than 4, To search by warrant number, key the entire four-digit number. Example: Warrant #1 must be. Military District of Ohio and Related Papers (Acts of, ), Series M, 16 rolls, and in Register of Army Land Warrants Issued under the Act of for Service in the Revolutionary War: Military District of Ohio, Series TlO08, 1 roll.

Virginia Military District in what is now south-central Ohio. Virginia proceeded to award its military bounty lands in the Kentucky territory (until Kentucky became a state in ), and then in the Military District (after and before Ohio achieved statehood in ). Original data: U.S.

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Revolutionary War Bounty Land Warrants Used in the U.S. Military District of Ohio and Relating Papers (Acts of, and ), ; Microfilm Publication M, 16 rolls; ARC ID: Records of the Bureau of Land Management, Record Group 49; National Archives at Washington, D.C.

Burgess, Louis Alexander. Virginia Soldiers of Spartanburg, S.C.: Reprint Company, 3 vols. Reprint of edition.

Compiled from the land bounties filed in the Virginia Land Office for land grants issued in Kentucky and Ohio as reward for military service in. Virginia K. Garcia. Grants, New Mexico. – Plant Memorial Trees Opens send flowers url in a new windowBorn: Inthe Kentucky Military District was closed, and the area was open for settlement under the South of Green River Patent Series.

The only exceptions were the West of Tennessee River Military Patents, issued in the s, authorized by Virginia Revolutionary War warrants that had been "issued" prior to the closure of the Military District. The state of Ohio provides several veteran benefits. This page explains those benefits.

Ohio Veterans Homes. Ohio has two veterans homes in Georgetown and Sandusky.