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    Claimant Name: Metcalf, Walter S
    Claimant Name (Alternative):
    Claimant Gender: Male
    Claimant Race: Not available
    Address: Gates, Custer County, Nebraska
    Marital Status: Head
    Citizenship: Native
    Age: 30
    Country of Origin or State of Birth: New York
    Application Number: 14440
    Application Date: 1884-04-01
    Application Land Office: Grand Island, Nebraska
    Witness 1: Doty, Frank
    Witness 1 (Alternative):
    Witness 2: Lyle, L. Perry
    Witness 2 (Alternative):
    Final Certificate Number: 68
    Final Certificate Application Date: 1890-11-05
    Legal Description: SE4 SW4 Sec 7; W2 NW4 and NE4 NW4 Sec 18
    Section: 7; 18
    Township: 19N
    Range: 19W
    Principal Meridian: 6th
    Acres: 158.09
    Final Certificate Approval Date: 1891-01-22
    Clerk: Norton, H. A.
    Land Office Location: Broken Bow
    Division: C
    Patented Date: 1891-04-08
    Patented Status: Approved

Initial Documents

    Receiver's Receipt(s)

Final Application Type

    Homestead Proof

Final Documents

    Proof of Publication with Newspaper Clipping
    Certificate as to Posting of Notice
    Final Certificate
    Final Affidavit
    Receiver's Receipt(s)

Characters of the Land