Homestead Records (NE) record example

Homestead Records (NE)

Records: 76,889 · Complete: 99%

Documents within the homestead records state the value of the owner's property; the amount, description, and value of crops grown; and the dimensions of his house, barn, or corncrib. They are arranged by township, range, section, then by owner's last name. Files consist of the final certificate, the application with land description, an affidavit showing proof of citizenship, register and receiver receipts, a notice and final proof, and testimony of witnesses.

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Source Information

"Land Entry Case Files: Homestead Final Certificates" database with images Fold3 ( accessed April 20, 2021)

Publication Title
Homestead Records (NE)
Total Records
76,889 · Complete: 99%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Record Group
Published on Fold3
19 Nov 2009
Last Updated
17 Oct 2018
Land entry case files and homestead final certificates from the Records of the Bureau of Land Management. They are scanned from textual records.