These pages are based on the Homestead Book,
a record in the Office of County Clerk, Butler Co. Courthouse
David City, NE.
| Alexis Twp. | Bone Creek Twp. | Center Twp.
| Franklin Twp. | Linwood Twp.
| Oak Creek Twp. |
| Olive Twp. | Platte Twp. | Plum Creek Twp. | Read Twp. | Reading Twp. | Richardson Twp. |
| Savannah Twp. | Skull Creek Twp. | Summit Twp. | Ulysses Twp. | Union Twp. |
See plat maps of 1906 era
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Loup River ~\\
|Colfax Co.||Colfax Co.||Colfax Co.
Platte River ~»~»
|Platte River ~»||Platte River ~»~||Platte River ~»~//||Platte Twp.||Twp 17 North|
|Alexis Twp.||Savannah Twp.||Bone Creek Twp.||Linwood Twp.||Twp 16 North|
|Summit Twp.||Olive Twp.||Franklin Twp.||Skull Creek Twp.||Twp 15 North|
|Reading Twp.||Union Twp.||Center Twp.||Oak Creek Twp.||Twp 14 North|
|Read Twp.||Ulysses Twp.||Plum Creek Twp.||Richardson Twp.||Twp 13 North|
|Range 1 East||Range 2 East||Range 3 East||Range 4 East|
Organization by Sections
Section 16 was typically "School Land"
A typical homestead land description might read like this:
NE 1/4 of Section 1, Township 13 North, Range 1 East
of 6th Principal Meridan
representing 160 acres or 1/4 of Section 1's 640 acres.
For information on Nebraska Land Laws in a new window
For more on technical land details, see this Cuming Co. page in a new window.
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