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records terms of Warren County, Ohio that the Warren County Genealogical Society has
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· Bounty Land: Land given as a bonus for service in the military
Conveyance: means deed
Deed: A legal document that transfers ownership, title and interest in a piece of property
Dower Right: the widow’s right to 1/3 of the husband’s estate granted to her during her lifetime
Freeholder: A person who owns his / her own property
Grantee: The purchaser of a piece of property
Grantor: The seller of a piece of property
Legacy: Property or money left to an individual in a will
Legatee: A person who inherits money or property through a will
Lessee: A person who lives on or works property but doesn’t own the land, much like a renter.
Lessor: An owner of a property who allows the property to be worked or lived on for money.
Moiety: Means half or an equal share of something usually referenced in a deed or will.
Patent: A grant of land given to an individual from the government
Public Domain: Land owned by the government
Quitclaim deed: Transfer of a title or claim without the guarantee the title is valid or clear.
Surety: An individual who guarantees the truth of something such as an appearance at court, through paying money or other item of value
Warranty Deed: A deed guaranteed by the seller that the property has a clear and valid title.
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This page was created on 7 December 2009 and last updated on 23 August 2010