"Sheri: If your family members participated in a land rush, it is indeed a homestead situation. They had to "prove up," usually after 5 years--have your ordered their land entry case files from the National Archives? It will have their…"
"I hope I'm wrong and that GW is not trying to close the door after the has escaped.
I, too, believe transparency is the key. However, GW chose to remove a post without any forewarning or, evidently, any conversation with the poster, Terry…"