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Washington Territory donation land claims

Washington Territory donation land claims

an abstract of information in the land claim papers of persons who settled in Washington Territory before 1856

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Published by The Society in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Land titles -- Washington (State),
    • Washington (State) -- Genealogy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Statementa project of the Seattle Genealogical Society ; project committee, Marie Freeman ... [et al.] ; assisted by others.
      ContributionsFreeman, Marie., Seattle Genealogical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF890 .W328 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 372 p. ;
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3101140M
      LC Control Number82206499

      Abstracts of the records are in Oregon Provisional Land Claims—Volumes I–VIII (Portland: Genealogical Forum of Oregon, ). At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL book R2gL; Individuals who settled in the Oregon Territory before December 1, were eligible to receive donation land claims. The earlier, provisional claims were voided. Most immigrants branched off the Oregon Trail at Hermiston, Oregon, forded the Columbia River, and took up donation land claims where water was available. The rush of population into the 'Inland Empire' area started in with the opening of the country east of the Cascades.

      The Oregon Donation Land Law (ODLL) of - which was used to secure over 7, land claims between December and April – allowed pioneer families, at the initial inception of the law, to claim up to one square mile of land for no fee.1 While, there . If you wish instead to donate books to children in immigration detention facilities, visit our 2, Libros page. We appreciate your donation of books, postage stamps, and time. Due to limited space, we restrict book donations to one (1) box at a time.

      Abstracts of Washington Donation Land Claims, M 1 roll. DP. The records reproduced in this publication consist of a 3- volume series in which the General Land Office abstracted the basic facts concerning claims to "donation" land in Washington Territory and Washington State, Land Records. BLM Land Records provide access to homestead and donation land claim records. Oregon Donation Land Claims online resource for abstracts of claims. Index at the back of each volume (). B:LM Land records also provide claim number for easy lookup in these volumes.


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Washington Territory donation land claims Download PDF EPUB FB2

These records contain an index to the Washington Territory Donation Land Claims book. The book contains the names of settlers who filed claims between and in Oregon Territory, and later Washington Territory when it was created in James Wickersham, a probate judge in Pierce County Washington fromis credited with.

Donation Land Claim Act (Oregon & Washington Territory) A Federal Land Grant entitled applicants to free land in Oregon and Washington Territory providing they settled in the Territories between andresided on the land, and cultivated it for 4 consecutive years.

Index to surveyed donation claims, Washington Territory. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, ?. Microfilm. 1 reel. NW MICRO INDEX T. Lewis County records in the office of the County Auditor, Chehalis, Washington [microform] NW MICRO LEWIS C List of donation land claims File Size: KB.

The Washington Territory Donation Land Claims book contains the names of settlers who filed claims between and in Oregon Territory, and later Washington Territory when it was created in James Wickersham, a probate judge in Pierce County Washington fromis credited with transcribing this book in July of Get this from a library.

List of donation land claims in Washington Territory, July [James Wickersham; Washington State Library. Classics in Washington History.;]. Donation Land Claims (DLC) Under terms of an act, certain white settlers and Indians of mixed blood in Oregon Territory (then including Washington), and certain settlers arriving between Dec.

1, and Dec. 1,were entitled to land. 30 rows  In Washington Territory established from roughly the northern half of the Oregon Territory. Thurston authored the Donation Land Claim Act ofwhich recognized past claims granted under the provisional government, created the Office of Surveyor-General of Public Lands, and made land grants to new settlers.

The Donation Land Claim Act spurred a huge migration into Oregon Territory by offering qualifying citizens free land. The item Washington Territory donation land claims: an abstract of information in the land claim papers of persons who settled in Washington Territory beforea project of the Seattle Genealogical Society ; project committee, Marie Freeman [et al.] ; assisted by others represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Sno.

On October 4,pursuant to the Donation Land Claims Act, Esther filed notification of her claim to acres, from what is today W Fourth Plain Boulevard down to the Columbia River, and west from today’s Main Street. Esther eventually helped build the city of. Get this from a library. Washington Territory donation land claims: an abstract of information in the land claim papers of persons who settled in Washington Territory before [Marie Freeman; Seattle Genealogical Society.;].

Donation Land Claims were granted to settlers of the Oregon Territory who arrived prior to (see our DLC brochure). The files contain considerable genealogical data. Originals of these claims are located in the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

The GFO has copies on microfilm and we will copy the entire claim file for you. The Donation Land Claim Act ofsometimes known as the Donation Land Act, was a statute enacted in late by the United States was intended to promote homestead settlements in the Oregon law, a forerunner of the later Homestead Act, brought thousands of white settlers into the new territory, swelling the ranks of settlers traveling along the Oregon Trail Effective: Septem   The Donation Land Law was significant in shaping the course of Oregon history.

By the time the law expired inapproximat white immigrants had entered Oregon Territory, with some 7, individuals making claims to million acres of land. The overwhelming majority of the claims were west of the Cascade Mountains. Historical Atlas of Washington.

Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, Seattle Genealogical Society. Washington Territory Donation Land Claims: An Abstract of Information in the Land Claim Papers of Persons who Settled in Washington Territory Before Seattle: Seattle Genealogical Society, Smith, LeRoy.

Pioneers of the Olympic. The Territory of Washington was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2,until Novemwhen the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of was created from the portion of the Oregon Territory north of the lower Columbia River and north of the 46th parallel east of the l: Olympia.

The Oregon Secretary of State works to maximize voter participation, is a watchdog for public spending, makes it easier to do business in Oregon, and preserves and promotes Oregon history. Al's third book, "A Casebook of Oregon Land Claims," released in Decemberis the most important study of Donation Land Claims ever put together.

This book explores the nuances of the original surveys, retracements, restorations, and pertinent court cases. This is a. Washington State Research Guide Washington History and took up donation land claims where water was available. The rush of population into the “Inland Empire” – Idaho Territory was established, taking land from the Washington Territory.

– A territorial. The Washington State Digital Archives has an Index to the Donation Land Claims Cash entries were granted for cash payment for the land. Anyone who was twenty-one years old or was a head of household (including widows) could purchase up to acres of land.

ernment. First, Indian claims to that land had to be cleared, so U.S. commissioners met representatives of several Indian tribes at Ft. McIntosh in and con-cluded a treaty that called for restricting most Ohio Indians in a reserve between the Cuyahoga and Maumee rivers.

Most Ohio lands would now be open for settlement.The residents of Washington Territory began petitioning for statehood inand Washington was admitted to the Union on Novem as the 42nd state.

Content Description Return to Top Correspondence, legislative journals, financial records, and list of public lands for sale; E = Range 32 East E = Range 32½ East E = Range 32¾ East.