Crops and Livestock Historic:
cattle, horses, hogs, poultry, hay, grain (oats and wheat), corn, garden and orchards
Donation Land Claim:
Generations Living on Property:
Original Owner Origin:
Switerland County, Indiana
Crops and Livestock Current:
Different hay crops, gardens, orchard, pasture cattle.
Applicant Filer Relationship:
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.