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Patent Type:  Homestead
Claimant: M. James  Tufts
Buried: 
Farnam Cemetery, Farnam, NE
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Land Office: North Platte
Application
3692
5/11/1883
Occupied Date
9/9/1883
Final Certificate
2826
7/1/1890

Legal Description
SW¼ of Sec 20 T9N R25W in Dawson county, Nebraska  (160 Acres)
All information below from testimony taken at final filing

Lived Previous
Pennsylvania
Age
57
Post Office

Marital Status
Married
Children
2

House
frame  26x28
Well Depth
390’

Notes
oil producer in Pennsylvania; Frame house two-storied 26x28 ft, painted in and out, 9 rooms plastered, 14 doors and 12 windows - $1700; Well drilled iron casing, and pump and windmill, $550 - Total value $3120

Witness
Robert Thompson
Age
64
Post Office
Farnam
Elijah D. Johnson 50 Lexington
Alfred I. Woodsum Farnam
Abraham Parsons Farnam

Link to digital documents on fold3.com (registration req'd):
https://www.fold3.com/image/253/286546170
R25W
T9N
Farnam Precinct
Dawson County

20
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Notice of filing published in
Gothenburg Independent

Affiant
F. M. Springsteen
Publisher




County Plat Publication Dates: Lincoln—1907; Dawson—1904; Frontier—1905

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