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From: "Dodie" <>
Subject: Re: [MOPOLK] Polk County Land Records Advice Needed
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 10:06:28 -0500
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Alice is right, but the recorder doesn't have time to do this. Marie
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From: "Alice Kugler" <>
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Sent: Friday, April 30, 2004 8:49 AM
Subject: Re: [MOPOLK] Polk County Land Records Advice Needed

> I may be off base with this suggestion, but since you have the land
> description, I would start with that and work backwards. The Recorder of
> Deeds office should be able to quickly give you the name/s of the current
> owner/s. With the name of the current owner/s, go to the deed books to
> for that name/when the property changed hands and work your way back to
> ancestors. I am guessing that would be the quickest method other than
> paying a title company to do a search. Hope this helps. There is much
> information to be gleaned from deeds. I recently was able to 'prove' to
> satisfaction the name of my ggg grandfather, Thomas Sproul, and the names
> four of his children (including my gg grandmother Margaret Sproul
> from Hawkins Co, TN deeds.
> Best wishes, Alice Kinslow Kugler
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