A land claim was filed in Oregon as follows: (found at FamilySearch)
The record provides us with the following information about Joseph:
Joseph Gale, resident of Lane County, Oregon.
He was born in 1798 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
He was married to Elizabeth on July 21, 1831, in Pike County, Illinois.
They arrived in Oregon on Oct. 22, 1853.
He submitted the land claim on October 28, 1853, at the Roseburg Land Office.
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