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Who was eligible for a land patent in the 1700's

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Who was eligible for a land patent in the 1700's

Posted: 20 May 2012 6:02PM GMT
Classification: Query
Would anyone know who was eligible for a land patent or a land grant in Va in tghe 1700's? It seems some men in a family received a land patent but others did not. It would seem that since it was free land every man would apply. Thanks, Ross

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