Monthly Archives: April 2014

25 Apr – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 Apr 26 Sunday. Marie went To church ate about 3 oclock. Bills Brought washer Down. Marie Took Kids to the carnival tonight 1943 Sunday we went over To pats They are going to her Mother Bill & Nick are … Continue reading

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24 Apr – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 Marie was off slept Late. Went up Town. Marie went To Dance Bill’s were here. Marie found her last Bag. 1943 Today is Saturday & Dad has long change slept untill Noon. We went To show Tonight. He goes … Continue reading

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#11 (catch up) John Hominy Wright is my 4th great grandfather on my maternal grandmother’s side. He was born 17 March 1774 to James Wright and Sarah Haworth in Newberry, South Carolina. The family were among a group of Quakers … Continue reading

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23 Apr – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 Did Nothing all Day Just fooled around trying to clean. Marie worked today. Marie went To Dance at school. 1943 I washed Buds clothes He didn’t get His C. Book But got gas to get to Taft & left … Continue reading

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#16 Susannah Wright Hollingsworth was the daughter of John Wright and Rachel Wells, which would make her my fifth great grand aunt. She was born on 15 April 1755 in North Carolina. She married Isaac Hollingsworth on 12 December 1772 … Continue reading

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22 Apr – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 Dad went out this Morning & came home in eve with Toes all Mashed & Broke what luck Glad it wasnt worse. 1943 Dad worked M.T. & is asleep Bud Dug up a place for a garden He is … Continue reading

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21 Apr – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 Came up yesterday Today To S. Maria & got House at 508C S. Thornburg St. Not much but 35 per Month. O well. Marie can stay home. 1943 Bud fooled around all Day. Dad slept Till 4 Today. Lot … Continue reading

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20 Apr – Martha Marie Wright Tennant – Five Year Diary

1942 Got card from the Kids Both are O.K. Ray called To be in Santa Maria wednesday Morning to go to work. 1943 Boys worked M. Tour & its Buds last Tour I sure hate To see him go away … Continue reading

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#10 (catch up)  Minnie Bell Mills, my great grandmother on my mothers maternal side, was born 8 March 1873 in Farmland, Indiana. The Mills were some of the original settlers of the area back in the early part of that … Continue reading

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#15 Arlis Eldo Wright was my great uncle. He was the fourth child born to Everett Emerson Wright and his wife Minnie Bell Mills Wright. He was born on the 10th of April 1899 in Farmland Indiana. That was 115 … Continue reading

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