Tag Archives: Barker Brown

May 18, 1918

Bro [brother] Sam 80 birth day

Sat 18   Awoke in Ioa city feeling midling fair   washd & slickd up  paid $3 for our room   went to a restaurant & got a good breakfast   I took pancakes & strawberries   pd both 70c   we walked to RJ depot  met Barker Brown & he kindly carried both satchels to the depot & I bot 2 tickets to Wellman   pd 1,20 but the agt wanted 1,26   sent a card to Leslie   we came slow   a most beautiful warm pleasant morning & the sun shone nice   we arrived in Wellman near eleven am   I bot meat 25c 3 boxes strawberries 75c buns 10c   Mrs Rupe sent us pie cake cream & cornbread   we had a fine dinner & enjoyed it & our home so nice & pleasant & our garden looks extra fine but our dear boy Vic failed for the first time in many years to meet us at the depot & mostly with the auto   we will forget his faults & remember his many acts of Kindness   I Pd Croset boy 1,50 for taking Cow   Eve we set tomato plants

March 19, 1918

Tues 19  A warm nice summer like da  Roy came from Washington at 3 this morn & went to bed  Effie Hull brot Willard & Harriet & Mrs Deyoe from Washington  A sorrowful home coming  many nabor women came & helpd  Florilla Longwell came & looked after churning butter  Willard Harriet Roy Leslie & I went to Bidwells & chose a casket  Walnut $235 & a metallic case $75 & Roy got Rupes car & took Willard & his mother to Keota & went to Washington & Brot Ellen Brewer  Came at 7 & I ate Supper with them  many came in this eve  about 3 pm  Bidwell & others with auto Hearse brot Vic  my allways pleasant Boy Vic & we laid him in the tower corner of the parlor & Barker Brown sent nice flowers   Amos Hull & Ora Star stay with us to nite

March 15, 1918

Fri 15  Cool clear fine day  lt NW wind   tony came & finishd the S E room & commenced on the girls room   Newt Turnipseed calld to see Tony & staid awhile   Also Johny Hafert Herbert Ash called about wiring the Barker Brown house   we wrote to Leslie in Clermont   I went down town & maild the letter at the Bank & talkd awhile with Welch Sigler