War was declared between Great Britain
& Germany. Sunday morning at 6:30
Mrs. John Finnamore died Sat. a.m. Sept 9-39
Canada declared war on Germany Sun. Sept 10-39
Mrs. Lovett, a former resident, died near St. John
Sept 18-39, buried here on Thur. the 20-39
Joss & Ernie & children came home Sun. Sept 24-39.
their 9 yrs. anniversary
Summer of 1939 very dry
Mill started on 5 days week of Oct. 1-39
Thanksgiving Day Oct 2-39 no holiday
Pythian Sisters’ [sic] sponsored clinic includ [sic]
house Sat Oct. 7-39. -29 children had
tonsils removed, Dr’s [sic] Gerow, Chalmers, Wright & Ramey
Doucet child died Oct. 12-39
First Snow Oct 17-39 real cold & windy
[Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Cover Page]
[Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 23]
[Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 25]
A Fredericton Region Museum project … exhibiting the history of Fredericton and central New Brunswick!
A BIG thank you to Kristel who has volunteered to help me with the Pike diary transcriptions!!!
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