Deeds to seemingly small pieces of property may hold more genealogical clues than one realizes.
A deed for a comparatively minuscule portion of the property may have been drawn up to clear up a property line or a title. Deeds for fraction portions of property may also have been drawn up to settle an estate.
If great-grandpa owned several hundred acres, don't ignore those deeds for a couple of acres. They may contain more clues than you think.