Mortgages were taken out by buyers to purchase property. Records show the name and property address of mortgagor. Mortgages prior to this time frame were indexed and recorded in regular deed books. Researchers should search deed records through the Recorder’s website for more property information: www.lancasterdeeds.com
Search Tip: Mortgage records are arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the surname of the mortgagor. Use the bookmark feature within the index to quickly navigate to the appropriate surname section. Please provide the recorded book and page number when requesting references.
Lancaster County Mortgage Index