Tag Archives: Scranton Family

October 19, 1901

Sat Oct 19  A very Extra fine warm pleasant day  an Ideal day & we killed the last of the 8 roosters I got of Roy   Scrantons came from Roys & then went home  we had Rev Adam Schwimley here for dinner  he came from Ioa City with horse & buggy  we spent most of the PM having pictures taken  the artist Bruce Moomey came & took pictures of our house with all Standing on & near the porch & then we all went to the picture gallery & we had our family group of Eleven taken  6 girls 3 boys Mother & I & then our 5 Sons in law & Roy had their pictures taken in a group  I got 5 lbs of Beef & some Sausage for tomorrow   in the Eve we all Except Nora & Leslie & Vic went up to Amandas & Spent the Evening & Sylvia & Jap will Stay there all night

100_2725

Note:  The above photo is on display at the Wellman Historical Society, Wellman, Washington County, Iowa.

Standing:  Harriet, Isabelle, Nora, Roy with Leslie in front of him, Maud, Nellie and Sylvia; Seated are Isaac, Margaret and Victor
Standing: Harriet, Isabelle, Nora, Roy with Leslie in front of him, Maud, Nellie and Sylvia; Seated are Isaac, Margaret and Victor

My thanks to Susan Turk Charles for sending me this family photo.

 

Advertisements

September 4, 1865

Monday, Sept. 4, 1865   thrashed   Had altogether 122 bus [bushels] wheat   my Share 40 2/3 bus   I paid $2.00 for thrashing    rained in fore noon but we finished   Sun an hour high and I hitched up my team and went over to Taylors to go after Maggie down to Scrantons