Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Wednesday, May 20, 1936

My 40th Anniversary*
plesant but cold-
Had a fire all day.
Done the ironing and pressed Mothers wool dress and mended Harry's work pants-
Aunty went over to the Brick House this afternoon-
Florence and Anna brought her home-
She was cross as a bear this forenoon-
Mother good all day-


40th Anniversaries are called Ruby Anniversaries*


*This indeed would have been Irene & Willet's 40th anniversary. They were married in 1896. Irene gave birth to Iliff Willard Dolton in 1897. Willet Dolton died in 1935.(image from Party Delights UK)


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Thanks for visiting this flashback to 1936. I'm sure Irene would be pleased! We'd love to hear from you.