Jeanne Sorg, Montgomery County’s Recorder of Deeds

 Jeanne Sorg, Montgomery County’s Recorder of Deeds

The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds officewas created in 1784, when Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg was appointed the first Recorder of Deeds of the newly created Montgomery County.

The office of the Recorder of Deeds is responsible for maintaining all land records and documents in Montgomery County, as well as other documents, including recording the commissions of notaries public, military discharge papers (DD214s) of all eligible service and reserve members; subdivision, state highway, and railroad plans; powers of attorney; and other miscellaneous documents.

Jeanne Sorg Bio
Jeanne Sorg was elected Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds in November 2015 and assumed office in January 2016. Sorg is originally from Minnesota and is the daughter of the first permanent female miner on the “Iron Range,” who was also the first female mayor of the small taconite mining town of Babbitt, located in Northern Minnesota.Besides her position as Recorder of Deeds, Jeanne is currently Mayor of Ambler Borough. Sorg serves on the Ambler Main Street Board and is an active member of the Ambler Mennonite Church.

About the Presentation:
Jeanne Sorg, Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds, will overview the types of documents that are recorded with the Recorder of Deeds office and go through how to search the database for current and historical deeds on your property. Our records date back to 1784 and are mostly public record. Historical deed research, and through other documents the Recorder of Deeds stores in perpetuity, can be a useful tool in learning more about your home and potentially family history.

More Information On Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds HERE

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