They Drew A Crooked Line and Formed a Border

J. Mark Lowe, FUGA
Jan 13, 2022
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Welcome
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
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1749 Survey
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Kentucky's Military District
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The Triangular Jog
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Kentucky Land Grants
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Announcements/prizes
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Questions/answers
19m 58s

About this webinar

The border between Kentucky and Tennessee created some unusual situations. Learn more about the Walker’s Line controversy, and where to find the land grants & deeds that may lead to your ancestors.

About the speaker

About the speaker

J. Mark Lowe, FUGA is a full-time professional genealogist, author, and lecturer. While sharing personal experiences that help beginning and experienced researchers gain new skills and insights for research, he specializes in original records and
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  1. TR
    Teresa Ricketts
    6 days ago

    Maps are very confusing but he exlained it very well, I alway like listening to J Mark Lowe,, one of the best speakers.

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    FERN LALONDE
    2 weeks ago

    very enlightening – it gave me a new perspective on how to find those elusive KY, TN, VA, and Carolina relatives.

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    Judy Haggard
    2 weeks ago

    My main take away is get to know your area before starting your research on voting, taxes and state issues. Thank you so much Mark.

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    Debbie Gurtis
    2 weeks ago

    I found this webinar very interesting regarding formation of states/counties and changing borders. My gr-gr-gr-grandfather was born in North Carolina, married someone from South Carolina, first child was born in Tennessee, and ended up in Kentucky. Makes me wonder how many moves were really made!

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    sue Schooler
    2 weeks ago

    Very interesting about the physical land borders KY – TN. We will be looking up some of the resources you shared. Thank you VERY much.

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  6. DA
    Deborah Abbott
    2 weeks ago

    I have known Mark for a long time and I’m always amazed at the level of his knowledge. I learned a lot tonight.

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  7. DM
    Dee Mathews
    2 weeks ago

    Mark Lowe never ceases to amaze me. He continues to come up with unusual topics to educate us about. I try never to miss one of his wonderful webinars. I’ve also been fortunate enough to have heard him in person four times.

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    Robin Ziegler
    2 weeks ago

    Learned soooooo much! Also learned how much I have to learn. Thank you!

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