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Sunday, May 22, 2011

Sort of Sad; Sort of Life

A Day in the Life: May 22nd


(Aged 14)
Wea.                                            FRI. MAY 22, 1896               Ther. 

Ma went down to see Aunt Em they think she will die.  Went to school.


(Aged 16)
Wea.                                            SUN. MAY 22, 1898               Ther.

Visited with Gib in A.M. after I got back from the factory.  In P.M. went to bed.  Lucy Thayer over about 6 o’clock.


(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             MON. MAY 22, 1899               Ther.

Rode my wheel to school.  Got a letter from Elmer Warn.


(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              TUE. MAY 22, 1900                 Ther.

Painted and planted potatoes.  In eve Frank Warn was down.


(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              WED. MAY 22, 1901                Ther.

NO ENTRY UNTIL MAY 23


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               THU.  MAY 22, 1902             Ther.

Dragged corn ground.


(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              FRI.  MAY 22, 1903                  Ther.

Greased harness + drew J.S. Smith some hay.




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Editor's Note:  The news of Aunt Em is just ghastly.  That is what I meant back on April 30th with the passing of a "sad check".  She is Nora's younger sister, mother of Blaine Fenton and, at 38 years old, she is dying.

There were two Lucy Thayers in Carroll and they must have been related somehow but I can't readily find a link.  One was born in the 1840s and the other, who is likely the one mentioned above, was born a few years after Allen and was from the Thayer family the next farm over.

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