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From: "Brenda Stroder" <>
Subject: Re: [LINDSAY] Homestead Application Files
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 18:32:37 -0600
Cindy: The form is NATF 84. I think you can order the form online from
NARA. Click on "research room" & that takes you to the list of forms needed
for various records. I got these files before they raised the prices & the
cost was under $30 per file at that time. I have those files on four family
members, my gggrandmothers being the most interesting by far.
You will need the description on the land records site to order the
>From: "Olson" <>
>Subject: Re: [LINDSAY] Homestead Application Files
>Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 11:29:16 -0600
>Can you tell me how to submit request to NARA for these files. I search
>over their website but didn't see what form to request or what the charges
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Brenda Stroder" <>
>Sent: Sunday, March 31, 2002 6:59 AM
>Subject: [LINDSAY] Homestead Application Files
> > For anyone with ancestors who homesteaded using the Homestead Act of
> > Homestead Application Files contain information about the lifestyles of
> > applicant. For instance, the file for one of my gggrandmothers tells
> > she came to the area, describes the cabin she lived in, what she
> > how many acres she cultivated, what her profession was prior to settling
> > that area, her household furnishing, but not her maiden name.
> > The records are available from NARA, but one must have the information
> > on www.glorecords.blm.gov to submit a request.
> > Blessings, Brenda L Stroder
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