Monthly Archives: October 2013

24 Oct – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 Dad worked M.T. (morning tour?) came in ate went back to work & worked all day. Didn’t see Marie she went to dance. We went to show. 1943-No entry 1944-No entry 1945-No entry 1946-No entry Advertisements

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23 Oct – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 Marie came down last night. Too Daddy had to work. Got cabin for N & L (Nona & Leonard?). Marie & June slept in bed & me on cot. They left this morning. 1943-No entry 1944-No entry 1945-No entry … Continue reading

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Coakley – Thomas Lewis and Minnie Viola Hill

My Grama Stevens parents were Thomas Lewis Coakley (1868-1923)  and Minnie Viola Hill Coakley (1873-?). My Grama, Georgia Mary Coakley Stevens (1905-1978), was their only daughter among seven living sons. Another son died young. Thomas was a farmer who owned … Continue reading

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22 October – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 I have lived a lifetime since yesterday. I don’t know how it will all end. Nona & Leonard & June came over. 1943-No entry 1944-No entry 1945-No entry 1946-No entry

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21 October – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 Dad worked last night. Stopped in town this morning & Roy & Virgil brought him home. Drunk. Disqusting. 1943 Dad worked afternoon. Got letter from Bud. He is sure studying in University Ala. Mable & Marie here for dinner. … Continue reading

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20 Oct – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 I washed today. Daddy slept days went out tonight. I walked up town & saw Mrs Baird & Donnie 1943 I don’t know why I’ve missed so many days. Bud’s in Alabama. Moved from Miami Beach. 1944-No entry 1945-No … Continue reading

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Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

I have Grama’s 5 year diary. I have felt like I have gotten to know Grama more after reading the diary so I thought it would be fun to post a page a day until we have all read the … Continue reading

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