Claimant Name: Smets, William H.
    Claimant Name (Alternative):
    Claimant Gender: Male
    Claimant Race: Not available
    Address: Green, Custer County, Nebraska
    Marital Status: Unmarried
    Citizenship: Natural
    Age: 29
    Country of Origin or State of Birth: Belgium
    Application Number: 842
    Application Date: 1896-08-25
    Application Land Office: Broken Bow, Nebraska
    Witness 1: Myers, David
    Witness 1 (Alternative):
    Witness 2: Uhlman, William
    Witness 2 (Alternative):
    Final Certificate Number: 1224
    Final Certificate Application Date: 1902-08-27
    Legal Description: W2 NE4
    Section: 24
    Township: 18N
    Range: 20W
    Principal Meridian: 6th
    Acres: 80
    Final Certificate Approval Date: 1903-09-03
    Clerk: C. S. M.
    Land Office Location: Broken Bow, Nebraska
    Division: C
    Patented Date: 1903-10-16
    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