Thomas Thompson filed for homestead on N1/2, SE1/4, Section 30, Twp 11 North, Range 10 East in Cass County, Nebraska on 14 March 1874, having first moved onto the land 1 Apr 1867. In papers filed for proof, Thomas Thompson filed his Declaration of Intention paper stating his intent to become a citizen was declared on 9 Oct 1866 in Plattsmouth, Cass County, Nebraska. His citizenship paper stated on 22 Sep 1873 in Ashland, Saunders County, Nebraska he was granted citizenship, having renounced allegiance to Great Britian.
John Thompson filed for homestead on S1/2, SE1/4, Section 30, Twp 11 North, Range 10 East in Cass County, Nebraska on 14 March 1874, having first moved onto the land 1 Apr 1867. In papers filed for proof, John Thompson filed Naturalization papers showing he became a naturalized citizen on 22 Oct 1860 in Newhampton, Chickasaw County, Iowa and Declaration of Intention papers showing he declard his intent to become a citizen in Winnebago County, Illinois. To fulfill the citizenship requirements he had to reside in the U.S. at least five years and within the state of Iowa at least one year.