Tag Archives: Nellie Glendora Carr Palmer

December 20, 1922

Wed 20   A nice clear moderate winter day   we arose at Sylvias aftr 8  slept well   I wrote to Roy Maude & Isabel & sent Christmas greetings 10,00 to Roy 6,00 to Isabel & 6,00 to Maude   I got Sylvia & Jap to change a 20,00 Bil   I have a poor appetite & feel poorly   I ate little dinner & less supper   we recd a pkg from Dave  will open it Christmas   I sent & got a tube of zink paste & mother doped my back this eve   my back in spots has burned & itched most of the day   I also put 2 one dollar bills in a letter Sylvia sent to Margaret Palmer   the Bills were for a Christmas greeting to Dear Nellies children


March 16, 1922

Thurs [March] 16   dark cloudy & looks like rain & not cold   we came before 7 at Isabels & packed our Napsax for Long Beach & started before 9 & got Maude with Roy’s at the Bus Station   we got to Nellies grave near Eleven & placed flowers on her grave & it rained a little   cold & gloomy  only stopt a few minutes   we saw a man struck by a heavy truck & badly injured   got to Hotel Diem at near Noon & took dinner at caffeteria   I pd 2,75 for 7   went to Delmar & engaged a room $2,00 a day   I pd Mrs. Sansifer $14,00   I went to PO [post office] & got 10 cards   3 to Maude & 5 to Isabel & they will write   I recd telegram from Dave  St Paul 15 Mar  he is free & expects to be Married 16 [March 16th]   visit the girls & be in Pomona Apr 1   it raind hard awhile & our children R. [Roy] Isa [Isabel] & Maud  left at 2-30   took supper at Delmar 30c  exp [expenses] today 3,05

March 15, 1922

Wednesday March 15, 1922   fine day   no frost this morning & mostly cloudy   arose before 7   I did not rest well last Nite   ate a good breakfast of pancakes   we 3 finished a letter & mail to Leslie in Clermont & I shaved & took a short walk   tis not quite so warm as yesterday   it cleared off after dinner & is real Nice & I took a walk & after supper   Isabel came & we all visited til 9 oclock   Mother & I came home to Pomona with Isabel & got to bed after 10 & we expect to all go to Long Beach tomorrow & we expect to stay there a week or two   I paid one dollar for a Doz carnations to put on Nellies Grave

February 5, 1922

Sun 5   A very fine cool day   we arose late   I slept only fair & ate a good breakfst of pancakes & my cold is No worse   Isabel has a bad cold & cant talk loud   I drest in my Sunday best   only Marjore & Ralph went to church   I ate a hearty dinner & am feeling much better & Now at 1-30 pm the thermometer stands at 59 & the sun shies warm & is a still beautiful day & we had a good dinner   Beef loaf good fruit salad & whipt cream  about 2 Roys [family] came & Max & Ottos [Otto Klockenteger’s family] & Warren & Nellies 2 children Lamont & Margaret & we had a realy good visit   Especially the young folks

December 31, 1919

Wed 31 a fine day both feel good & slept good arose at 8 & took breakfst in the diner $1,40 for both went to the observation Car & we crost the Colorado Riv into California & it got warmer past thru a long sandy dreary waste were at Colton at 4 Pm began to see Palms & other warm weath Plants at 4-30 we arrivd in Pamona Calif & Aron Palmer met us with his ford & were soon at his home & Dear Nellies Kids rant to meet us & Kindly Mrs Palmer gave us a good Supper & Warren came at 7 & after a good social visit to bed at 10 good bed

February 25, 1919

Tuesday February 25th 1919   A fine cool day   we took breakfst at Del Mar 50c for 3   Harriet ate none   we all went to the market   I bot Winesap apples 15c & Bellflowr 25c & 1 doz Oranges 15c   at 10-30 Mr Palmer took us all to his home & Warren took us to Whittier 25 miles   a beautiful drive thru orange & Lemon groves & little Lamont Dear Nellies youngest boy went with us & enjoyd it   we took dinner in Whittier   I pd 2,10 for 5 & mother & girls went to call on Mrs Snavely  Noras Aunt   we got auto fixt   I pd 60c   we lookd at a small nice park & then went & calld at Samsons Neighbors of our younger days   Mr S was not home but I had a pleasant call with Bell as we used to call her   we then found mother & girls at Snaveleys  a sister of Rev Adam Schwimley   a pleasant faced woman   we then drove to Mr Fredely nee Birdie Zimmerman   made a nice call   lookd over their home & made arrangmts for a visit & picnic next Sat & got Harriets Satchel from Fredeleys   went to Los angels & drove thru the city for miles when it seemed we couldnt get thru & at 7 eve arrived at Del Mar & I wanted Warren & Lamont to take supper with us but they went home   thus ends a busy & pleasant day   I got a room at our Hotel for Nora & Harriet   pay $8 for a week

February 24, 1919

Mon 24   A real nice cool day   Nellies Funeral   we 3 arose feeling well & took breakfst at Del Mar  50c for 3   Nora & I went & bout $5 worth of pink & white flowers for Nellies Funeral & just after noon Harriet came  brot from Los Angels by Mrs Birdie Zimmerman Freedley   we were very glad to see her & we all went to dinner at Advent 1,46 for 4 & at 2 PM   a Mr Heckman came with a fine car & took us to the funeral of our dear Daughter Nellie   at undertaker Holton sermon very appropriate  Neely intermit Sunset Cemetery   we all lookd at the stone I selected for Nellie & Mr Heckman brot us back to Del Mar & we each thankd him as he would take no pay   women & children Staid awhile & I bot them apples & pop corn   we took supper at Del Mar 55c for 4

Note:  Nellie succumbed to tuberculosis at the age of 36 years.

Nellie Carr Palmer – ca. 1910
15g - FAG - Gravestone - Nellie Carr Palmer
Nellie’s Gravestone at Findagrave.com (Photo Credit: Claudine Burnett) Used with permission.