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To get copy of the homestead patent land record,
write to and send stamped self addressed envelope, cost $1.00 per page.
|Pushmataha County Courthouse
302 S.W. B. St.
Antlers, OK. 74523
Phone: (580) 298-3626
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Just write down that you want copy of this for example:
Ellen Nelson, page 1 from the book of 'Patent Book 2'.
The name of the book and page number is what important.
Here is to show you what homestead patent land record look
like on Ellen Nelson, page 1.
HOMESTEAD PATENT NO. 16190
ROLL NO. 5010 - Choctaw by Blood
Date of Certificate: June 28, 1904
THE CHOCTAW AND CHICKASAW NATIONS, INDIAN TERRITORY
To All to Whom These Presents Shall Come ---- Greetings:
WHEREAS, By the Act of Congress, approved July 1, 1902, (32 Stat.641) and
ratified by the citizens of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations September 25,
1902, it was provided that there should be alloted, by the Commission to the
Five Civilized Tribes, to each citizen of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations,
land equal in value to three hundred and twenty acres of the average
allotable lands of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations; and, WHEREAS, it was
provided by said Act of Congress that each member of said Tribes shall, at
the time of the selection of his allotments, designate, or have selected and
designated for him, from his allotment, land equal in value to one hundred
and sixty acres of the average allotable land of the Choctaw and Chickasaw
Nations, as nearby as may be, as a homestead, for which separate certificate
and patent shall issue; and WHEREAS, The said Commission to the Five
Civilized Tribes has certified that the land hereinafter described has been
selected by or on behalf of ELLEN NELSON a citizen of the CHOCTAW Nation, as
an allotment, exclusive of land equal in value to one hundred and sixty
acres of the average allotable lands of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations
selected as a homestead as aforesaid.
NOW THEREFORE, We, the undersigned, the Prinicipal Chief of the Choctaw
Nation and the Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, by virtue of the power and
authority vested in us by the twenty-ninth section of the Act of Congres of
the United States, approved June 28, 1908, (30 Stat.495) have granted and
conveyed, and by these presents do grant and convey unto the said ELLEN
NELSON all the right, title and interest of the Choctaw and Chickasaw
Nations, and of all citizens of said Nations, in and to the following
described land, viz:
The North West Quarter of the South East Quarter and the North East Quarter
of the South West Quarter and the East Half of the North West Quarter of the
South West Quarter of Section Three (3) Township Three (3) South and Range
Seventeen (17) East, and the South Half of the North West Quarter of Section
Thirty-four (34) Township Two (2) South and Range Seventeen (17) East,
(Choctaw Nation) of the Indian Base and Meridian, in Indian Territory,
containing ONE HUNDRED and EIGHTY (180) acres, more or less, as the case may
be, according to the United State survey thereof, subject, however, to the
provisions of the Act of Congress, approved July 1, 1902, (32.Stat.641),
pertaining a allotted homesteads.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, We, the Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation and the
Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, have hereinto set our hands and caused the
great seal of our respective Nations to be affixed of the dates hereinafter
Date: November 28, 1905 (Seal) Signed by Green McCurtain, Principal Chief of
the Choctaw Nation.
Date: December 13, 1905 (Seal) Signed by Douglas H. Johnston, Governor of
the Chickasaw Nation.
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Approved: February 21, 1906. Signed by Ethan A. Hitchcock, Secretary. By
Oliver A. Phelps, Clerk.
Filed for record: February 27, 1906 at 11 o'clock A. M.
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT FOR THE FIVE
CIVILIZED TRIBES, MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA.
This is to certify that I am the officer having custody of the records of
deeds of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek and Seminole nations, and
that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of the deed issued
to ELLEN NELSON, as the same appears of record in Book No. 21, Page 564 of
the Choctaw Homestead Deed Record.
A. G. McMillan, Acting Superintendent
By: E. C. Funk, Clerk. In Charge Choctaw Records
Date: Oct. 29, 1929.
Filed for record this 9th day of April 1931, at 9:00 A. M.
By Irene Smith, Deputy.
Jas B. Cobb, County Clerk.
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