Time Passages Genealogy • Dakota Land Patent Records Research

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Land Patent Research

Find the Land Patent Records
of your North Dakota and South Dakota Ancestors

Ask us to help you with your land patent research. We’ll find the land patent records of your North Dakota and South Dakota ancestors, because we know where to look. Our research includes the complete federal land patent records of North Dakota and South Dakota. Expect the best. Our land patent research will find your ancestors.

Step 1 – Land Patent Research
in North Dakota and South Dakota

We research the land patent records of North Dakota and South Dakota. We’ll find your ancestor’s name in the federal land patent records.

To guarantee the best search, this is what is most helpful:

Who — We will be most likely to succeed on your behalf if we know the complete name of your ancestor. Tell us who may have received a patent (first title deed) to land from the United States government. Please include sufficient information to differentiate your ancestor from another person of similar name.

Where — We research the county in North Dakota or South Dakota where your ancestors lived. We research your ancestor’s name. We’ll determine if your ancestor received a patent to land from the United States government. Knowing the name of the township where your ancestors lived will help our research. Knowing the “township, range, and section” legal description of the land will help our research.

Land Patent Research

We will research the complete land patent records of North Dakota or South Dakota. We will notify you by email of the results of our investigation. You will receive all information we are able to find regarding any land patent(s) listed in your ancestor’s name.

We charge $15 for this research service.

» Click Here « to Research North Dakota Land Patent Records

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Step 2 – Acquire Photocopies of the Documents
in Your Ancestor’s Land Entry Case file

Our land patent research looks for your ancestor’s name in the land patent records of North Dakota or South Dakota. You may want to acquire photocopies of the actual documents contained in your ancestor’s complete land entry case file(s).

Perhaps you have done your own research, and know that your ancestor has one or more federal land patents. We will do our land patent research in North Dakota and South Dakota. We will find your ancestor’s land patent documents, so we can provide them to you.

Expect the Best in North Dakota and South Dakota

Knowing the complete name of your ancestor and the legal description (township, range, and section) of the land is crucial. We will acquire photocopies for you of all the actual documents. You will receive photocopies of all the documents contained in your ancestor’s complete land entry case file(s).

We charge $80 per land entry case file for this research service.

Acquiring land patent records from the United States government can sometimes take one or two months to complete. Waiting for a response from the National Archives needs to be taken into consideration.

» Click Here « to Acquire North Dakota Land Entry Case Files

» Click Here « to Acquire South Dakota Land Entry Case Files


Step 3 – Search for a Warranty Deed of Sale

Knowing the legal description (township, range, and section) of your ancestor’s land in North Dakota or South Dakota is crucial. We will acquire a photocopy of the warranty deed of sale for you. The warranty deed of sale is created with the sale of your ancestor’s land. Your ancestor or other persons dispose of your ancestor’s patented land through voluntary or involuntary sale. The Warranty Deed of Sale shows the date of sale, name of the purchaser, and circumstances of the sale.

We research ND and SD land patent records

Ask us to research the county land patent records in North Dakota or South Dakota where your ancestor lived. We research the legal description (township, range, and section) of the land in your ancestor’s federal land patent. We notify you of the results of our investigation. You receive a photocopy of your ancestor’s warranty deed of sale.

We charge $20 for this research service.

» Click Here « to Search for a North Dakota Warranty Deed of Sale

» Click Here « to Search for a South Dakota Warranty Deed of Sale


If you have questions or need further information, please feel free to contact us.

Time Passages Genealogy - We research the original Land Patent Records of your ancestors in North Dakota and South Dakota, and provide you with photocopies of the records we find - (701) 588-4541Don Smith
Dakota Land Patent Researcher
42080 Gibbel Road
Hemet, CA 92544-9262

Questions? Call Don Smith at (701) 588-4541

If your ancestor actually has a federal land patent in North Dakota or South Dakota, we will find it. Chances are excellent that we will find your ancestor’s land patent records for you!

Our highest priority is to provide unsurpassed quality of research and extraordinary personal service. We want you to be 100% satisfied with the information that you receive from us.