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a. Note:   Homestead papers for William W. Sherman indicate that he homesteaded the northeast � of Section 32, Township 102N of Range 54 in McCook County, Dakota (Later to be South Dakota). In May 1889 William, who gives his age as 48 years old, indicates that he is married and has one child. He settled on the above land on July 5, 1885 and between that date and May 9, 1889 he has built a 14x20 foot 1 � story house, a barn at is 14x50 foot, dug two wells, installed some fencing, and broke 50 acres to cultivation on which he has raised corn and flax, along with many garden plants. In 1889 William indicates that he owns 3 plows, a harrow, a binder, a wagon, and has half interest in a mower. His family owns 3 horses and 15 head of cattle.


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