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Patent Type:  Homestead
Claimant: Franklin  Griffith
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Land Office: North Platte
Application
16866
12/17/1892
Occupied Date
5/1/1892
Final Certificate
5903
11/24/1899

Legal Description
SWNE & NWSE & NSW of Sec 12 T9N R27W in Lincoln county, Nebraska  (160 Acres)
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All information below from testimony taken at final filing

Where Born
Pennsylvania
Age
Post Office
Ingham

Marital Status
Widower
Children
10

House
sod  14x36
Well Depth
160’

Notes
Aff. by Joseph W. Thompson, adm. of Franklin Griffith estate, who died 2/1897, 10 surviving children and no widow: Jesse 28, Mary 26, Robert 22, Bertha 18, Frank 17, Herbert 15, Ethel 13, ? 11, Norah 7, Allie 4.

Witness
William Houghtaling
Age
49
Post Office
Ingham
J. Oscar Wilmeth 38 Ingham
Albert E. Hill Ingham
William LaRue Ingham

Notice of filing published in
Gothenburg Independent

Affiant
Evert Stewart
Editor




County Plat Publication Dates: Lincoln—1907; Dawson—1904; Frontier—1905

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