Lowell, Miller, and Volsch Land Transactions in SD

Lowell, Miller, and Volsch Land Transactions in SD

This album contains land records that occurred in three counties in Dakota Territory and later in South Dakota that involved members of the Lowell, Miller, or Volsch families.

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Land Records.  LOWELL, MILLER, AND VOLSCH LAND TRANSACTION IN SOUTH DAKOTA: OVERVIEW
Land Records. LOWELL, MILLER, AND VOLSCH LAND TRANSACTION IN SOUTH DAKOTA: OVERVIEW
A variety of South Dakota land records are displayed within the "Land Records" category in Connected Bloodlines. Each record depicts a specific land transaction that occurred in the counties of Minnehaha, Lincoln, or Turner in Dakota Territory or South Dakota, involving a member of the Lowell, Miller, or Volsch families. Each of these records is linked to the person pages of the specific individuals who were involved in the transaction. Please note that the records displayed here do NOT constitute a comprehensive listing of all relevant Lowell, Miller, or Volsch land transactions in South Dakota. Each record contains the original deed, a transcription of the deed, and a rough map showing the location of the specific tract of land associated with the transaction. To see only the land transactions occurring in South Dakota, click on the Albums title displayed in the box below: "Lowell, Miller, and Volsch Land Transactions." 
 
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Land Records.  Lowell, John Fairfield.  Patent Record for his first acquisition of property in Dakota Territory.
Land Records. Lowell, John Fairfield. Patent Record for his first acquisition of property in Dakota Territory.
This property was purchased by John Fairfield Lowell on 15 December 1879. John Fairfield; his wife, Viola; and his two children, John Russell, and Minnie, permanently settled on this land after they immigrated to Dakota Territory from the state of Wisconsin, in 1884. On 23 December 1910, the property was sold to Tiete & Janneke Pool, who lived in Chancellor, South Dakota, at the time. On 2 March 1914, the Pools sold the property to Max Miller for $14,000. 
 
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Land Records.  Lowell, John Fairfield.  Purchase of Common School land across the road from his original home farm in Minnehaha County, South Dakota.
Land Records. Lowell, John Fairfield. Purchase of Common School land across the road from his original home farm in Minnehaha County, South Dakota.
Eventually, this land is inherited by John F. Lowell's daughter, Minnie McCartney. After Minnie McCartney's death, her daughter, Flora Luker, inherited the property. This land, along with other tracts, will become the farm on which both Minnie McCartney and her daughter Flora Luker lived for the greater part of their respective lives. 
 
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Land Records.  Lowell, John Fairfield.  Receivers Receipt for first purchase of land in Dakota Territory by the Lowell family.
Land Records. Lowell, John Fairfield. Receivers Receipt for first purchase of land in Dakota Territory by the Lowell family.
On 3 December 1877, John F. Lowell paid cash in full, rather than follow the homestead requirements, for property outside of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 
 
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Land Records.  Miller, Adolph and wife Augusta.  Sell land to their son-in-law, Henry W. Kieni, who lived in Humboldt, South Dakota.  1900.
Land Records. Miller, Adolph and wife Augusta. Sell land to their son-in-law, Henry W. Kieni, who lived in Humboldt, South Dakota. 1900.
Hulda Miller, Adolph and Augusta Miller's daughter, married Henry W. Kieni in 1892.  
 
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Land Records.  Miller, Adolph.  Purchases additional farm property in Humboldt Township, Minnehaha County, in addition to his homestead farm located in Wall Lake Township, Minnehaha County.
Land Records. Miller, Adolph. Purchases additional farm property in Humboldt Township, Minnehaha County, in addition to his homestead farm located in Wall Lake Township, Minnehaha County.
 
 
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Land Records.  Miller, Adolph.  Receivers Receipt for his homestead farm.
Land Records. Miller, Adolph. Receivers Receipt for his homestead farm.
Dated 27 January 1890, the Receivers Receipt indicates that Adolph Miller had paid in full the remaining dollar amount associated with his homestead. 
 
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Land Records.  Miller, Max.  Purchases Miller homestead farm from mother and siblings, after the death of his father.  1911.
Land Records. Miller, Max. Purchases Miller homestead farm from mother and siblings, after the death of his father. 1911.
Adolph Miller died in 1901. After his death, his wife, Augusta, and his children Paul, Hulda, Rudolph, Viola, and Max, jointly owned Adolph Miller's homestead farm. In 1911, Max bought out the interests of his mother and siblings and became sole owner of the Miller homestead farm. 
 
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Land Records.  Miller, Max.  Sells original family homestead to M. M. Davey.  1914.
Land Records. Miller, Max. Sells original family homestead to M. M. Davey. 1914.
Max Miller's father, Adolph Miller, was the original homesteader for this property. After Adolph Miller's death, his wife and children inherited his property. Max Miller then bought out the interest of his mother and siblings in this original homestead property and he lived on the property until 1914, when it was sold and no longer remained in the Miller family. 
 
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Land Records.  Volsch, Joachim.  Homestead Certificate, 1894.
Land Records. Volsch, Joachim. Homestead Certificate, 1894.
Joachim Volsch's homestead farm was in Wall Lake Township, Minnehaha County, South Dakota.  
 
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Land Records.  Lowell, John Fairfield and wife Viola.  Sale of land in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to daughter, Minnie Lowell McCartney, 1899.
Land Records. Lowell, John Fairfield and wife Viola. Sale of land in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to daughter, Minnie Lowell McCartney, 1899.
Property sold to Minnie was part of Lot 3 of Block 34 in Bennett's Second Addition to Sioux Falls. 
 

Linked to Henry William KIENI, John Fairfield LOWELL, Minnie E. LOWELL, Adolph MILLER, Hulda Anna MILLER, Max MILLER, Paul Friedrich MILLER, Rudolph A. "Rudy" MILLER, Viola Elsie MILLER, Johann Joachim Carl Heinrich VOLSCH