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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Fold3, Homestead Records (NE) (/title/650/homestead-records-ne :accessed June 2, 2020), database and images,

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