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    Jun 29, 2014, 04:50 PM
    I want to know who owned my house when it was built
    My house is built in 1930 I want to know who lived here before me.
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    Jun 29, 2014, 05:04 PM
    Contact your local Registrar of Deeds.
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    Jun 29, 2014, 05:06 PM
    County records, maybe a file on area homes at the public library or local historical museum, neighbors who've lived there a long time, old phone books.
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    Jun 29, 2014, 07:44 PM
    Depending on the area.

    The property tax office, should show who was registered on that property at the time.

    Also, some areas may have records of permits for building ( some have put them on microfilm or computer)

    Also, your deed, should show who owned the property at the time of being built.

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