Don’t take “the courthouse burned” to mean that every record before that point in time was destroyed.
It might be that in reality, records from some offices survived, some offices’ records were not completely destroyed, etc. In some cases, records might have been “re-recorded” after the fire. There may also be state or federal records that provide similar information. Ask around.
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Posted On: June 9, 2021 at 12:55AM