History: David William Rowley

The first week in August, Clayton (Clayton Alcorn Rowley), Jana (Janevie Clegg) and their children (Bruce Charles, Burt William, Charrielynn and Michael Lyn Rowley) and Doug (Douglas Alcorn Rowley) and Vonna (Vonna Ensign) and their children (William Douglas, Scott Calvin, Pamela and Rozanne Rowley) came up to see us. Jana’s sister came along, too. We […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1904 (Tuesday) – Oscar (Alfred Oscar Lunt) and I went downtown to finish my shopping. In the afternoon we boarded the train for home. On the train Lon introduced me to Miss Stickney, she is a milliner in Kieth-O-Brian’s, we sat together on the train. Della (Emma Della Sperry) and Lillian (Lillian May Sperry) were […]

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Before we came home we went over to Eureka to see Emerson (Emerson Adis Rowley) and Walter (Walter Illith Rowley) and their wives (Sarah Marie Alderson and Lois Evelyn Chapman – respectively). We were treated royally there and really enjoyed our visit with them. It was almost the middle of December when we started home […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1904 (Monday) – I was home all morning, but in the afternoon Lon (Charles Alonzo Sperry), Oscar (Alfred Oscar Lunt) and I went out to Lagoon, we had supper there and came in about dark. Mother (Caroline Webb) kept the baby (Charles Gilbert Lunt) home for me.

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Right after we moved there we saw a big flock of pelicans fly over. That evening we went down to the Payette River and there they were swimming and they looked so regal and beautiful. They flew away and swam in perfect formation. Most springs there would be big flocks of geese come there and […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1904 (Sunday) – This morning Oscar (Alfred Oscar Lunt) and I went for a ride on the street car. We took a walk down Brigham Street and Main, came back to Aunt Sarah’s (Sarah Elizabeth Sperry) and later went over to see Aunt Deal Pyper (Cordelia Webb) and had supper there, Mother (Caroline Webb) kept […]

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History: David William Rowley

We soon made some very choice friends. One of them supplied us with vegetables that first summer. The next summer we raised a good garden with another couple. They were older than we were, but they became our very dearest friends. We enjoyed driving the 11 miles each way along the old back road to […]

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