This Day In Our Family History

1892

Vera Lucille Daley was born in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

1894

Martha Mansfield completed her endowments for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1896

Lindsay Boyack Snell was born in Utah, United States

1920

Shirley Houston Ipson was born in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States to Niels Peter Ipson and Margaret Fiametta Houston

1943

Ivy Joan Gabbitas was confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 – I received a letter from Bessie Sperry. In the evening Esther (Emily Esther Sperry), Father (Charles Henry Sperry) and I went up town. Esther and I went up to Burton’s to get ready for the Leap Year Ball. We went down to Grandmothers and Father was there. Lil Black (Lillie May Black) accompanied us to the dance. After the party we went home with Mr. Burton and slept up there.

Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 – I went over to Aunt Emma Hague’s (Emma Elizabeth Webb) for my music lesson from there I went down to the post office and then up to Grandmother. Father (Charles Henry Sperry) came home on the train he had been up to Provo. We came down home together. In the evening we returned to town up play to an Old Folks Party in the new meeting house. Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) came down home with us after the dance.

Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 – In the evening I went up town. Stopped at Grandpa Sperry’s (Charles Sperry) and he unhitched and put away the horse for me. I went up to Burton’s, Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) and Mrs. Burton were getting ready to go to the Theater. After they had gone I practiced on the piano for a while. Annie and Carrie Sorenson came over to bring invitations to Esther, Mrs. Burton and I to the Leap Year Dance. They stayed a while then left. About eight o’clock Oscar Lunt (Alfred Oscar Lunt) cane up, we stayed until the folks returned from the theater. I slept to Burton’s.