Tag Archives: Wellman Cemetery

July 13, 1918

Sat 13  A very fine comfortable da   we went Early Roy Leslie & I went to the Taylor Cemetery & fixt Vic’s grave & leveled all the dirt  we then went to the Wellman Cemetery to see how graves were fixt   aftr dinner I went down town & got beef 9 1/2c coffee 60c & for dinner I bot 50c ham & 10c weneys  I dug a bucket of new potatos   old ones all gone   I gave Roy $10 to help him home   Dave Roy & Leslie went to see Rach Hull & later Effie & Rach called an hour & I rode down town with them & got shaved


May 30, 1918

Thurs 30 damp warm foggy dark & cloudy in the morn but cleared   warm & fine SW wind & dried fast   Isabel helpd me put out 6 or 7 flags   E Bradford J Albin Ralf & Alfred Hull ate dinner here   I got the mail & E Bradford & J Albin came home with me   at one PM Mother Isabel & Ralf took Hulls horse & buggy & went to the Taylor Cemetery & put the KP flag & flowers on his [Vic]  grave I went to GAR Hall at one PM & marchd to the Baptist Church escorted by 25 of the gun club in Khaki & guns   we had fife & drumms   Rev Barker made a fair address   went to Wellman Cemetery & Mrs Turnipseed Pres WRC read Lincolns G [Gettysburg] address   I then went to Wassonville Cemetery & put flags & flowers on a few graves   rode with Art Dodds   Amos Hulls wife here to supper

May 29, 1918

Wed 29 Warm & rain a little AM sunny PM   It rained much last nite & Evrything is wet wet   I piled some manure   I got the mail at noon & bot 2 boxs strawberries pd 50c   I got hair cut & shave by Amos Hull   it cost 50c Isabel & Marjorie take supper at Amos Hulls   I went down town aftr dinner & got cheese 25c & crackers 25c 1 box strawberries 25c   I finished mowing all my lawn & it looks well   Mrs Turnipseed Pres WRC calld to talk over Decoration program & concluded to decorate Wellman Cemetery instead of Wassonville as has allways been the custom   I recd a large box containing a flag & flowers from the Elk lodge for the grave of our dear boy Vic   god bless his memory