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A 1914 Valentine

My grandparents, Joel Daniel MARTIN and Florrie Jane THOMAS MARTIN, became engaged in January 1914 and married in June of that year. Florrie sent Daniel a Valentine that year, likely the first romantic valentine she’d ever bought.         My grandparents were tenant farmers and lived in many houses over their life together. […]

Whose land was that? Part 3

This is the 3rd and final part of this story. Here’s links to part 1 and part 2. The 1930’s I don’t know if it was the Depression, or the loss of Louis, or Louisa getting older, or a combination of all three; but 77-year old Louisa BEDECKER was no longer working or running a […]

Whose land was that? (part 2)

This is part 2 of a 3 part story. Here’s a link to part 1 if you haven’t read it yet. Part 1 At the beginning of 1915, this multi-generational family headed by Henry and Louisa Bedecker was doing well from what I can tell. ¬†Things changed, though Louisa, Henry’s wife, continued dealing with complications […]

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