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 homestead of a householder or head of a family to the value of $500 is, so long as it continues to be used as the homestead, exempt from levy or attachment other than upon causes existing at the time it was acquired and for taxes.