Tuesday, January 18, 2011


The following is a selected bibliography of materials in the SLPL collection of interest to the Revolutionary War ancestor researcher. You can find numerous other items in our catalog by searching the following subject entry:

United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Registers.

SLPL Catalog: http://www.slpl.org/

II—Bounty Lands (continued)

21. A List of Officers of the Illinois Regiment, and of Crockett’s Regiment, Who Have Received Land for Their Services: a list of officers of the Illinois Regiment, who have not received lands, for revolutionary services. Anchorage, KY: Borderland Books, 1962. (Central-HG 973.34)

22. Mayo, Robert. Army and Navy Pension Laws, and Bounty Land Laws of the United States Including Sundry Resolutions of Congress from 1776-1852. Washington, D.C.: J. T. Towers, 1852. (Central-ST 355.115)

23. Newman, Harry Wright. Maryland Revolutionary Records; Data Obtained From 3,050 Pensions Claims and Bounty Land Applications, Including 1,000 Marriages of Maryland Soldiers and a List of 1,200 Proved Services of Soldiers and Patriots of Other States. Washington, D. C.: Published by the compiler, 1938. (Central-HG 975.2)

24. Riegel, Mayburt Stephenson. Early Ohioan’s Residences From Land Grant Records. Mansfield, OH: Ohio Genealogical Society, 1976. (Central-ST 977.1)

25. Sapp, Peggy Lathrop. Kaskaskia Land Warrants, Military Certificates, Randolph County, Illinois. Springfield, IL: W. W. Allersand, E. L. Goghanour, 1986. (Central-HG 929.3773 RANDOLPH)

26. Smith, Clifford N. Federal Land Series: a Calendar of Archival Materials on the Land-Patents Issued by the United States Government, with Subject, Tract, and Name Indexes. Chicago: American Library Association, 1972-1982, 4 vols. Vol. 1 covers 1788-1810; vol. 2 covers 1799-1835; vol. 3 covers 1810-1814; vol. 4 covers land grants in the Virginia District of Ohio. Includes name and tract indexes in each volume. (Central-HG 333.16)

27. West Virginia. Auditor’s Office. Sims Index to Land Grants in West Virginia. Charleston, WVA: State of West Virginia, 1952. (Central-HG, ST 975.4)

28. Wilson, Samuel M. Catalogue of Revolutionary Soldiers and Sailors of the Commonwealth of Virginia to Whom Land Bounty Warrants were Granted by Virginia for Military Services in the War for Independence. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1967. (Central-HG, ST 973.34)

Tom Pearson
Special Collections Department
St. Louis Public Library
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