This Day In Our Family History

1839 Samuel Brandenburg, age 53, and Mrs. Sally Brandenburg were married 1841 Jonathan McGuire was born to Archibald McGuire and Catherine Brandenburg 1849 Mary Davis was buried 1860 Ellen Jane Davis was born in Alma Town, Saint Clair, Illinois, United States to David William Davis and Charlotte Nott Jeremy 1900 Clinton Edward Lunt was born […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 (Saturday) – Took my music lessons then walked down to the post office. Afterwards, I went up to our new home and walked through all the rooms. I went down to Aunt Sarah Abbott’s (Sarah Elizabeth Sperry) and had dinner there. In the afternoon, I walked down town called in Miss Morgan’s Millinery Store, […]

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1895 (Thursday) – Sunday, I was home most of the day and played the organ most of the time. In the afternoon, Dwight (Charles Dwight Sparks) and I went to town to bring Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) home. We were up to Uncle Will Sperry’s (William Josiah Sperry) until ten o’clock. Then we came down […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1895 (Friday) – We washed all day. In the evening, Father (Charles Henry Sperry) and Mother (Caroline Webb) and Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) went up town and remained all night. Ada Salisbury came down; she must have spent the night with me, as she and I played cards with Dwight Sparks (Charles Dwight Sparks) and […]

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