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James Adelbert Jarboe Homestead
Homesteads in Morton County, North Dakota, July, 1904

   
James_Jarboe_Certificate_132213.gif (54108 bytes) Official Land Patent Document

James Adelbert Jarboe, Land Patent 132213, May 26, 1910

SE 1/4 of Section 20, Township 136N, Range 82W, 5th Principal Meridian

ND_J_A_Jarboe_01.jpg (132831 bytes) General Land Office

cover page for Patent No. 132213, May 26, 1910.  

ND_J_A_Jarboe_02.jpg (68798 bytes) Hand calculation of dates to ensure that he had lived there over 5 years.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_03.jpg (77404 bytes) Homestead Application, October 9, 1905
ND_J_A_Jarboe_04.jpg (155023 bytes) Homestead Application 31815 from James A Jarboe of Strain, ND for 160 acres.  Land office at Bismarck.  Signed by M. H. Jewell, Register.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_05.jpg (163321 bytes) Homestead, Department of the Interior, Receipt for $18.00 from James A Jarboe for his Homestead Application 31815, October 9, 1905.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_06.jpg (218722 bytes) Homestead Affidavit, Department of the Interior.  Statement personally signed by James A Jarboe for Application 31815.  States that he is a native born Citizen of the United States and the head of a family.  October 7, 1905
ND_J_A_Jarboe_07.jpg (144161 bytes) Department of the Interior, United States Land Office.  Another statement personally signed by James A Jarboe, October 7, 1905.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_08.jpg (272780 bytes) Non-Mineral Affidavit, Department of the Interior, United States Land Office.  This is a statement personally signed by James A Jarboe stating that there are no minerals on the land.  October 7, 1905.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_09.jpg (164662 bytes) Homestead Application 31815.  Receiver's Office, October 9, 1905.  The receiver states that he has received $18.00 from James A Jarboe for this application.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_10.jpg (206456 bytes) Notice of Intention to Make Proof, Department of the Interior, August 31, 1909.  James A Jarboe states that he intends to make his final five year proof to establish his claim.  He lists Joseph Huncovsky, W. T. Inman, Preston Inman and Ray Smith as his witnesses.  Then there is an entry on September 11th, 1909 that the intention to make proof will be published in the Flasher Hustler, Flasher, ND for five consecutive weeks.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_11.jpg (189801 bytes) Notice for Publication, Department of the Interior, August 31, 1909.  Signed by M. H. Jewell. 
ND_J_A_Jarboe_12.jpg (186123 bytes) Notice for Publication, Department of the Interior.  Same document as above but stamped to say "NO PROTEST against validity of this entry" signed by W. S. Wade
ND_J_A_Jarboe_13.jpg (247703 bytes) Notice for Publication and Affidavit of Publication.  A clipping from the newspaper and signature by M. L. Tuve stating that the notice was published weekly in the Flasher Hustler, Flasher, ND paper for 5 consecutive weeks from Sept 24, 1909 to October 22, 1909.  Sworn to on October 25, 1909.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_26.jpg (164777 bytes) Close-up of the newspaper clipping.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_14.jpg (204718 bytes) Homestead Entry, Final Proof.  Testimony of Claimant.  James A Jarboe testifies that he settled on the land July 24, 1904.  The house was built in August, 1904 but the family lived in the barn before the house was built.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_15.jpg (245712 bytes) Continued testimony of James A Jarboe.  Gives the details of the land he has cultivated and the crops he raised each year.  Also describes the house and the improvements he has made
ND_J_A_Jarboe_16.jpg (232513 bytes) Last page of testimony of James A Jarboe, with his signature.  Deposition was given November 2, 1909.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_17.jpg (252826 bytes) Final Affidavit Required of Homestead Claimants, signed by James A Jarboe swearing that he has lived on the land since July 24, 1904.  Given November 2, 1909
ND_J_A_Jarboe_18.jpg (177038 bytes) Homestead Entry, Final Proof, Testimony of Witness.  Willis T. Inman, age 68 years testifies that he has known James A Jarboe since July 1904
ND_J_A_Jarboe_19.jpg (229650 bytes) Continued testimony of Willis T. Inman.  Gives details of the crops and improvements on the land
ND_J_A_Jarboe_20.jpg (266730 bytes) Last page of testimony of Willis T. Inman.  Says he lives three miles from James A Jarboe and visits about once a week.  Says he ate dinner with the family of James A Jarboe in July 1904 when they first arrived.  Statement taken November 2, 1909.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_21.jpg (223121 bytes) Homestead Entry, Final Proof, Testimony of Witness.  Ray H. Smith, age 43 years states he has known James A Jarboe five years.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_22.jpg (229213 bytes) Continued testimony of Ray. H. Smith.  Gives the details of the crops and improvements on the land
ND_J_A_Jarboe_23.jpg (258913 bytes) Continued testimony of Ray H. Smith.  Says he helped James A Jarboe build his house and visits him about twice a month.  He lives in sight of James A Jarboe's house but it is about five miles away.  Statement given November 2, 1909.
ND_J_A_Jarboe_24.jpg (122664 bytes) Homestead, Department of the Interior.  M. H. Jewell states that James A Jarboe is entitled to the tract of land.  Signed November 3, 1909
ND_J_A_Jarboe_25.jpg (66393 bytes) Land Office cover page for Patent Number 132213, May 26, 1910.
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