Claimant Name: Hockersmith, John S.
    Claimant Name (Alternative):
    Claimant Gender: Male
    Claimant Race: Not available
    Address: Wescott, Custer County, Nebraska
    Marital Status: Unmarried
    Citizenship: Native
    Age: 28
    Country of Origin or State of Birth: Iowa
    Application Number: 16769; 114
    Application Date: 1886-06-03; 1891-04-11
    Application Land Office: Grand Island, Nebraska; Broken Bow, Nebraska
    Witness 1: Wagner, William
    Witness 1 (Alternative):
    Witness 2: Dowse, Lewis
    Witness 2 (Alternative):
    Final Certificate Number: 138
    Final Certificate Application Date: 1891-06-05
    Legal Description: SW4 NW4, NW4 SW4, SW4 SW4, and Lot 5
    Section: 35
    Township: 18N
    Range: 17W
    Principal Meridian: 6th
    Acres: 167.95
    Final Certificate Approval Date: 1891-11-20
    Clerk: Davis, G. M.
    Land Office Location: Broken Bow, Nebraska
    Division: C
    Patented Date: 1891-12-11
    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