Sentence Examples


  • But soon my homestead was out of their sight and thought.
  • If either husband or wife dies intestate and there are no descendants the whole of the estate passes to the survivor; if there are descendants the surviving spouse has the use of the homestead for the remainder of his or her life, an absolute title to one-third of the other real estate of the deceased, and to personal property limited to $1000 besides wearing apparel.
  • West Mount Vernon was founded by the Teutonic Homestead Association and was annexed to Mount Vernon in 1869.
  • It is a custom in the South to build a small house near the homestead as an annex to be used on occasion.
  • The exemption can be claimed by the husband, wife, or other head of the family, by a written declaration duly acknowledged and recorded in the manner prescribed for conveyances; and the homestead can then be mortgaged or alienated by a husband only with the wife's consent, if the wife is at the time a resident of the state.