CFR0982

Application: 

yes

Application Location: 

OHS Field Services Files

Year Acquired: 

1880

Crops and Livestock Historic: 

hay, cattle, garden, pigs

Legal Description: 

T 36 R2E Section 8
0

Original Buildings: 

No

Acreage Farmed: 

0

Acreage Current: 

0

Donation Land Claim: 

no

Homestead Explanation: 

Purchased from Rosie Messal

Homestead: 

no

National Register: 

no

Generations Living on Property: 

1

Original Owner Origin: 

Germany [Schwaben - Colonic - Prenfsen] [Bayern Province]

Crops and Livestock Current: 

Cattle, Sheep, Pasture

County: 

Jackson

Applicant Filer Relationship: 

great niece by marriage

Original Owner Ethnicity: 

Germany

Original Owner: 

Messal Sr., William

Other Buildings: 

Original barn is still standing, and has been added to.

Notes Property: 

Over the generations the ranch has been added to. It began as 160 acres, and is now 880 acres. There are 3 generations here now -- yet only Maxine lives on the original 160.

Homestead Other: 

Yes