Decatur County Journal
August 4, 1898

ARMILDA GAMMON vs. BIRD L. GAMMON et al. The plaintiff states that in March, 1896, she purchased property in Decatur County for the purpose of making it her home and at that time entered into an agreement with the defendants, BIRD L. GAMMON and ROSA B. GAMMON by which plaintiff agreed to buy a team of horses, plows, farming utensils of various kinds, cow, hogs and other stock to be kept and used upon said premises; said stock and farming implements to be and remain the property of this plaintiff during her life time. The defendants further agreed to maintain, care for, and support this plaintiff and in consideration of this maintenance of plaintiff was at her death to become absolute owners of said real estate and personal property. The defendants also agreed to farm this land and pay the taxes and keep up the repairs. The plaintiff further states that the defendants have failed to keep their part of the contract by failing to support the plaintiff and by running accounts at certain stores in Davis City in her name. Therefore, the plaintiff asks that a temporary injunction be issued to restrain said defendants from removing any of the said personal property from the premises and be restrained from disposing of the crop and that upon final hearing, said injunction be perpetual and for such other and further relief as may be just and equitable in the premises and for costs.

V.R. MCGINNIS for Plaintiff.

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Subject: COURT CASE - ARMILDA GAMMON vs. BIRD L. GAMMON et al.

Decatur County Journal
August 4, l898

ARMILDA GAMMON vs. BIRD L. GAMMON et al. The plaintiff states that in March, l896, she purchased property in Decatur County for the purpose of making it her home and at that time entered into an agreement with the defendants, BIRD L. GAMMON and ROSA B. GAMMON by which plaintiff agreed to buy a team of horses, plows, farming utensils of various kinds, cow, hogs and other stock to be kept and used upon said premises; said stock and farming implements to be and remain the property of this plaintiff during her life time. The defendants further agreed to maintain, care for, and support this plaintiff and in consideration of this maintenance of plaintiff was at her death to become absolute owners of said real estate and personal property. The defendants also agreed to farm this land and pay the taxes and keep up the repairs. The plaintiff further states that the defendants have failed to keep their part of the contract by failing to support the plaintiff and by running accounts at certain stores in Davis City in her name. Therefore, the plaintiff asks that a temporary injunction be issued to restrain said defendants from removing any of the said personal property from the premises and be restrained from disposing of the crop and that upon final hearing, said injunction be perpetual and for such other and further relief as may be just and equitable in the premises and for costs.

V.R. MCGINNIS for Plaintiff.

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