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Claiming Their Land Women Homesteaders In Texas
By Florence C. Gould & Patricia N. Pando

Sent in by :  Joreen Wehmeyer <jojo@ctesc.net>
 

 Introduction:

 The Goal of this book is to identify for the first time all of the women in Texas who filed claims for their own homesteads, either as heads of families or as single women,
 from 1845 when Texas became a state, to 1898 when land ceased to be available for homesteading.These woman as a group are totally missing from Texas history.

 All of these are Claimants 1870-1898
 All  FILES are listed with General Land Office , State Of Texas, Austin Texas.

  BLANCO COUNTY

 Women Claimants 1845-1869 Texas

Barker, Permilia        
Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number - 713
Jones, Sophia Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number - 695

 
 Women Claimants 1870-1898 Texas
 
Blands, Rosa A. Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number -  894
Brigham, Susan Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number -  730
Cagle, Sarah A. Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number -  501
Cotton, Elizabeth Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number - 1560
Givens, Susan Blanco County Claim size -  80 acres Land District - Travis File Number - 1938
Glenn, Rhoda Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number -  709
Hyman, Mrs. C.C. Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number - 1306
James, Susan A. Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number -    40
Kent, Mrs. Elizabeth Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number - 1046
Kinman, Rosanne Blanco County Claim size - 146.7 acres Land District - Travis File Number - 1719
Kruckemeyer, Mrs. W Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number -  339
Pounds, Sallie Blanco County Claim size -  37.8 acres Land District - Travis File Number - 1953
Russell, Mrs. E.R. Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number -  471
Sharp, Mrs. M.A. Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Bexar
File Number - 5880
Smith, Mrs. Sarah Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number -  171
Stout, Cynthia Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number -  422
Terry, Mrs. Mary Blanco County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Travis File Number - 2070
 
  COMAL COUNTY

Heimer, Anna              Comal County           Claim size - 80 Acres    Land District - Bexar       File Number - 1132

    GILLESPIE COUNTY

Langbein, Louisa                Gillespie County          Claim size - 160 acres      Land District - Bexar File Number - 2272      

  Guadalupe County

Dickens, Martha A. Guadalupe County Claim size - 160             Land District - Bexar File Number -  228
Hobbs, Rosanna Guadalupe County Claim size - 160 Land District - Bexar File Number -  229
Holmes, Eliza J. Guadalupe County Claim size - 239
Land District - Bexar File Number -  104
McCombs, Mary L. Guadalupe County Claim size - 160 Land District - Gonzales
File Number -    33
Robbins, Nancy C Guadalupe County Claim size - 160 Land District - Gonzales File Number -   105
Rowan, Arminda          
Guadalupe County Claim size - 160 Land District - Bexar File Number -   439  

 
    Kimble County

Kountz, Elizabeth Kimble County Claim size -  80 acres
Land District - Bexar File Number - 1905
Moore, Hettie J. Kimble County Claim size - 160 acres
Land District - Bexar File Number - 1654
Turner, Mrs. E. A.   
Kimble County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Bexar File Number - 2224


MASON COUNTY

Hendryx, Louisa J. Mason County Claim size - 160 acres Land District - Bexar File Number - 5985
Hunnicutt, Mrs. Mahala Mason County Claim size  - 160 acres Land District - Bexar File Number - 1640
Morris,Mrs. Sarah E. Mason County Claim size -  81.6 acres Land District - Bexar File Number - 6683
Sparks, Priscilla
Mason County Claim size  - 160 acres Land District - Bexar File Number - 5701