Monday, November 26, 2018

Sale Bill of J C Negley Farm Sale

Leon Reporter, October 7, 1915
I will sell at public sale at my farm 2 miles southeast of Decatur, 4-1/2 miles southwest of Leon, known as the old Thomas Waller farm, on
Monday, October, 11, 1915
Commencing at 10 o'clock sharp, the following property, to-wit:- 
36 Head of Live Stock 36
10 Head of Horses and Mules.
Consisting of span of gray geldings, 9 and 10 years old, black horse and bay mare 12 years old, two year old gray horse colt, two year old brown horse colt, yearling bay horse colt, span of 3 year old mules.
26 Head of Cattle
Consisting of 11 milch cows, 2 two year old heifers, 1 yearling heifer, 7 steer calves, 4 heifer calves, registererd yearling Poll Angus bull.

FARM IMPLEMENTS - Hay stacker, 3 sweep rakes, sulky rake good as new, 2 corn planters, 2 disc harrows, 2 P. & O. riding cultivators, 2 walking cultivators, disc, riding cultivator, 2 14-inch stirring plows, John Deere sulky plow, 2 harrows, Champion binder, 2 mowers 5 and 6 foot cut feed grinder, wagon, 2 sets work harness and numerous other articles.
About 20 tons of hay in stack, 50 to 100 acres stalk pasture.
Economy Chief Cream Separator.
Some Household Goods.
Lunch by Campbell.
TERMS - A credit of 13 months will be given on all sums over $1 ?, purchaser giving note with approved security drawing 6 per cent from date if paid when due, otherwise to draw 8 per cent. 3 per cent discount on sums over $10 if paid in cash on day of sale. No property to be removed from the premises until settled for.
J. C. Negley
Tullis Bros. and C. A. McKorn, Auctioneers.                                       J. C. Cozad, Clerk  


John Calvin Negley died fourteen months later on Christmas Eve, 1916 in Decatur County, Iowa. He was 66 years old and had been ill for two years. He was survived by his wife, eight children, two brothers and one sister. His son Charles and two infant brothers preceded him in death. My Great Grandfather Josiah F Negley was his brother. 

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