July 7, 1866


“Mrs Allen Williams was drown…”


“Pleasant and very warm.. Lizzie and I went to the (?) tho afternoon. John passed the evening with me. Mary Abby called  Mrs Allen Williams was drown.” – Hattie E.F. D.

Notes: Lizzie is Hattie’s younger sister. John is Hattie’s betrothed (see entry from January 18 for engagement announcement).
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© 2016 Amy E. McManus

2 thoughts on “July 7, 1866

  1. Poor Mrs Allen Williams! Wonder if she was related to the Williams family we went to school with. Must have been…


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