Josiah Foster Negley

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Josiah Foster Negley

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Bedford Co., Pa.
Death: April 15, 1922 (75)
Eldorado, Clay, Nebraska
Immediate Family:

Son of John Negley and Ruth Negley
Husband of Sarah Maria Matilda Lee
Father of Alice May Negley and Sadie Ellen Ellen McGrath
Brother of Pvt. David Foster Negley, USA; George Negley; Susannah Kelley; Amon Negley; Catherine Dorman and 1 other

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About Josiah Foster Negley

Josiah F. Negley, the son of John and Ruth Negley, was born in Bedford Co., Pa., December 7th, 1846 and died at his home in Eldorado, Nebr., April 15, 1922, aged 75 years 4 months and 8 days. At the age of sixteen he moved with his parents to Bureau Co., IL, where on March 5, 1871 he was married to Sarah M. Lee. To this union six children were born: George, Newton, William, Calvin, Alice and Mrs. Sadie McGrath. Newton died August 8, 1887. The others with their mother survive him. Mr. Negley was member of the Church of God of Eldorado and ever tried to walk in the paths of right. He was a kind husband and father and a true neighbor. The funeral was held from the Methodist Episcopal church in Eldorado, Monday, April 17. Rev. B. N. Kunkel in charge. Interment was made in the Harvard Cemetery."

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Josiah Foster Negley's Timeline

December 7, 1846
Bedford Co., Pa.
May 20, 1877
Age 30
Decatur City, Decatur County, Iowa, United States
March 3, 1880
Age 33
Decatur Co., Iowa
April 15, 1922
Age 75
Eldorado, Clay, Nebraska