Casefile Clues

04 January 2013

Corrected Decimals in Illinois Database at Ancestry.com

An earlier post on this blog ("Does Ancestry.com Know About Decimals?") noted decimal point errors in Illinois, Public Land Purchase Records, 1800-1990 at Ancestry.com. [note--this database is availalble free of charge on the Illinois State Archives website at http://www.ilsos.gov/isa/landsrch.jsp]

A search today of that database shows that the error has been fixed and the price per acre, total price, and number of acres has been corrected.

A set of search results for Andrew Trask shows the correct amounts.

Thanks to Ancestry.com for making the correction.