• Archival Collection – Land and Property Records

    Abstract of Land Entries, 1863-1915

    Series No. 140  (1 volume)

    Abstract of land entries for lands held in Jefferson County with a few entries for Park and Douglas Counties.  Land entries are the transactions that transfer public lands from the United States to private ownership.  Arranged by numbered section, township, and range (legal description) of the land.  Lists number of acres, name of entryman, date of proof, and any remarks or notes.  Earliest date of proof shown is 1863, latest is 1915.  Notes document mineral land, state land, patents, state patents, and at least one cemetery.

    Last Updated: 1-9-2014