Re: Land Transfer records; property purchase records; Anders Christian Olsen
I am trying to find out how/when the Anders Christian Olsen farm property was acquired in Pilot Township Kankakee County.I believe the farm was purchased in segments in the 1860s (and later) and included a Lutheran Church and cemetery on the acreage.
I did find a reference to purchase of one part of the farm in the online Illinois State Land Transfer records for public land transfers in 1867.
I am wondering if other parts of the farm were acquired in a 'railroad swap' with the Central Illinois RR and if so, how those terms were determined.Other parts were probably purchased outright from individuals perhaps?
If you can pls. tell me how to do an online search for old Kankakee property records, I would appreciate it.
And thank you too for any additional information about the Olsen farm property in Pilot Township Illinois.