Danish Friends

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326508
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Title Danish Friends
Description for exercise. He courted Karen and they were married June 17, 1908. The years went by My mother had four children and Karen had three. They continued to be friends. Karen had a horse and buggy She hitched old Sally to the buggy and drove out to pick up Mother They put as many into the buggy as possible and went shopping, visiting, or just for rides On Sundays they enjoyed dinners together. We children called Karen "Aunt Carrie" and her children called my mother "Aunt Nellie." I was a grown girl before I realized that we were not really relatives. Mother's health was not good, and in 1926, at age thirty-eight, she became bedfast. Aunt Carrie came and sat with her for hours. Mother passed away November 27, 1927, with her beloved friend by her side The years went by 1 was busy taking care of my dad and my brothers until Dad remarried I then worked as a hired girl or as a nanny for other people. In 1930 I married Edgar Merriam of Manti and became busy raising ten children of my own. When my children were nearly grown, 1 had the privilege of taking care of Aunt Carrie for five mornings of each week. I did this for several years. At this time she told me about my mother and their great friendship. I am thankful that I had this time with her 1 also value the friendship of her daughter, Lillian. We are the same age and both live in Manti. Now in 1998, we are the only living members of our families. 11
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Identifier 021_Danish Friends.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326408
Reference URL