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Memories

George and Elizabeth Donald family

 

October 4, 2019

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Mrs. Geo. Donald, 1964

My last article told of the Donald family building two houses to accommodate the growing family which now amounted to twelve children. The second house had four rooms built in an "L" shape, built out of hewed logs.

Jessie May (daughter) gives information and "highlights" of the Donald life on the homestead in the Ridge community which i would like to share.

"My dad enjoyed farming and working with horses. He planted feed crops, oats, and corn. He would tell of the first time he and a neighbor Joe Hayes planted alfalfa. They did it with a hand seeder."

She explains how they experimented in a...



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