CFR0695

Application: 

yes

Application Location: 

Mss 1604

Year Acquired: 

1853

Crops and Livestock Historic: 

cattle, horses, hogs, poultry, hay, grain (oats and wheat), corn, garden and orchards
0

Original Buildings: 

No

Acreage Farmed: 

0

Acreage Current: 

0

Donation Land Claim: 

no

Homestead: 

no

National Register: 

no

Generations Living on Property: 

2

Original Owner Origin: 

Switerland County, Indiana

Crops and Livestock Current: 

Different hay crops, gardens, orchard, pasture cattle.

County: 

Douglas

Applicant Filer Relationship: 

granddaughter

Original Owner: 

Martindale, Alston

Other Buildings: 

no

Notes Property: 

320 acres in original farm. 40 acres in present farm. Farm divided 6 times. Donated 1 acre for cemetary. Built fort agains Indian attacks. Ran stage station from home. Alston was postmaster for the Valley from 1879-1898.

Homestead Other: 

No