Workday Wednesday – Shorthorn Cattle Breeder

johnw_putting_up_hayJohn Wesley Tracy, Nebraska Pioneer, was an enterprising man.  Along with his dad and brothers he carved a prosperous farm out of the Nebraska prairie.  After his father died, Wesley bought out his siblings shares of the farm and by the time of his death he had doubled his land holdings.

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He started a business breeding Shorthorn Cattle.  He also raised and sold  Black Langshang chickens.  He called his farm, Clover Leaf Farm according to the Farmers’ Directory of Brown Township, 1924.

 

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Rosanna is a devoted wife of 20 years and mother of four children, two of which are homeschool graduates. She currently homeschools her 8-year-old son and her youngest son is a toddler. Rosanna is a homeschool graduate and a graduate of Oral Roberts University: She grew up in Tulsa and has been homeschooling here for the past eight years. Her mission at Tulsa Homeschool Happenings is to provide a “one-stop” local community hub online that will help homeschooling families in our area fulfill their individual missions while connecting with the greater homeschooling community.
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