Wednesday, April 24, 2013

LaPorte County Recorder To Speak At Genealogical Society Meeting

LaPorte County Recorder Barbara Dean will speak at the LaPorte County, Indiana Genealogical Society's meeting on Tuesday, May 14 at 7 pm. The county recorder is responsible for preserving many important historical records, especially those involving property ownership. According to the official website, "The county recorder's function is to maintain permanent public records involving a wide variety of instruments. These documents detail transactions involving real estate, mining, personal property, mortgages, liens, leases, subdivision plats, military discharges, personal bonds, etc." Barbara Dean will talk about records preservation, how it affects genealogists, and what she is doing about it. The meeting, which will be held at the Swanson Center for Older Adults, is free and open to the public.

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