Ranch History for the JHL
The General Land Office of the United States did surveys in the latter 1870s for JHL Country. This survey prepared maps which show general land features, and also prepared a notebook about the survey work, moving the chain lines, doing a general description of the township and range section and other notes of their interest.
James Stansbie and Thomas Stansbie made their land claims in March, 1888. Other members of the Stansbie Family also had their Cherry county claims.
JHL Country Landmarks and Ranches
The JHL was established in the Mother Lake country in 1888. The land became range with its landmarks and oldtime ranches. Postoffices were established, then discontinued.
In the News
Live Stock Brand and Range
1900 Census Records
The Jewish Settlement
The passage of the Kinkaid Act brought new settlers to claim their 640 acres. The Jewish Agricultural Society sponsored a settlement near the JHL starting in 1908.
Spade Ranch Neighbors