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Cape Girardeau County. Missouri Deeds, 1797-1826, Abstracts of.

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By: Bill Eddleman, Pub. 2024, 298 pages, Index, Ebook, ISBN #978-1-63914-315-3.  Cape Girardeau County was created in 1812 and was one the 5 original counties of Missouri Territory.  It is located in the southeastern corner of the state overlooking the Mississippi River.  Deeds are considered one of the genealogists' favorite tools for doing research due to the wide variety of information that can be found within.  In these transcriptions, the author has tried to list all names mentioned in the deed, including grantor(s), grantee(s), original patentees or grantees, neighbors, witnesses, officials, slaves, or those owed debts.  The reader will discover additional information other that the purchase of lands are included in the deed book, including land grants, marriages, mortgages, powers of attorney, pre-nuptial agreements, delinquent tax lists, personal property transfers, agreements to pay debts, posting of bonds, and estate partitions.  The index mentions over 4,000 persons.