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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

75 Years Ago Today - Eileen's Diary - August 26, 1939


75 Years Ago Today
Eileen's Diary
August 26, 1939


This entry is a post from the diary of my mother, twenty year old Eileen KINNICK SMITH, 75 Years Ago this date. She kept a diary from 1932 as a freshman in high school until she left us, too early, in 1999.


Here is the daily entry for Saturday, August 26:

Did dishes & separator. Pete cutting weeds. Dep. sheriff here at 11:00 & served papers.
Got dinner. Made a white cake. Cleaned the kitchen. Took baths after supper & went in town.
Home in good time.

[In big letters, under entry (may have been added later]
To move by Mar 1?
Crystals bo't it   

My comments:

Wow, that must have been scary! Served papers by Deputy Sheriff.

Apparently one of the Crystal family bought the farm they were renting, and they would have to move the following March 1, to a new farm… assuming Dad can find one. This will be something to watch for, for sure. I knew they moved… didn't actually realize why.

Suppose the Deputy Sheriff looks something like this???




Families are Forever!  ;-)

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