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Creator Dane County Title Company (Madison, Wis.)
Title Dane County Title Company records
Dates of Creation circa 1839-1881
Physical Description 34 vols. in 4 transfiles and 3 flat boxes
Language of Material English
Scope & Content Dane County Title Company Records consists of abstracts of title, indexes to deeds and mortgages and other records in the Dane County Register of Deeds office, and other volumes relating to land ownership in Dane County, Wisconsin. Vol. 25 is an undated compiled volume of Dane County township plat maps.

These records were created in the nineteenth century by various Madison abstract companies, including Catlin and Williamson, and Chandler P. Chapman. They were used by the Dane Abstract of Title Company from the late nineteenth century to circa 1930, when the Dane County Title Company acquired the Dane Abstract of Title Company at 111 South Carroll Street, from Mr. John T. Kenney.

An inventory exists for this collection. Online users please see Inventory below. In-house users please click on the Custom button at the right to go to the Inventory field.
Subjects Buildings
Land
Mortgages
Places1 Dane County (Wis.)
Object Name Records
Call Number ARM 68-01
Catalog ID Number M1968.001.0001
Collection Inventory The following is a 1-page listing for the Dane County Title Company Records:

ABSTRACTS OF TITLE
Entries are for lots and unplatted land in Madison, and Dane County villages and townships. Shows generally the name of the original owner of tracts, when patented, and subsequent grantors and grantees, with dates of transfers.

Vol. 1Abstract dates, 1867/1868. 601 p. indexed.
Vol. 2Abstract dates, 1872/1874. p.2462-3000
Vol. 3Abstract dates, 1874/1875. p.3001-3603
Vol. 4Abstract dates, 1877/1878. p.4801-5397
Vol. 5Abstract dates, 1880/1881. p.6601-7209

DEED INDEXES
Vol. 6-15Indexes to deed books in the county courthouse, by town lots, and unplatted county land by section, town, and range. Volume 14 also contains a "Record of Loans Granted," which shows types and sizes of buildings and other improvements on the property on which loans were made.

Vol. 16MORTGAGE BOOK INDEX

Vol. 17-18JUDGEMENT INDEX

Vol. 19-21MISCELLANEOUS
Includes articles of incorporation, appointment of traustees, letters of administration, guardianship, etc.

Vol. 22-24MORTGAGES

Vol. 25DANE COUNTY TOWNSHIPS PLAT BOOK, UNDATED

Vol. 26-28APOWERS OF ATTORNEY AND SHERIFF'S SALES

Vol. 29ABSTRACTS OF TAXES

Vol. 30-35TRACT INDEX