Thursday, June 24, 2010

Grandma's Diary part 3

Grandma wrote about her brother Jefferson Davis Farrell, "Jeff", born August 9,1861 and died 1946. She wrote, "As a young man Jeff was a shoe salesman for a firm in Knoxville, Tennessee. He traveled all over East Tenn. When he would go home, he took shoes and other clothes for his younger brothers and sisters. They always looked forward to his visits. There seemed to be a close bond between brothers and sisters."
Jeff married Minnie M. Rice in Nov. 1888. Their children were Bruce, Margaret Nankiville, Janette, and Frances.
I wish there was information on all of the siblings, however, I'm thankful for the information which we do have.

1 comment:

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Harriet, Thank Goodness for your Grandma's Diary... At least you have found alot of info on the family lines... Sounds like the shoe salesman had a pretty good job back then... I'm sure he kept the family fixed up in some good shoes.