Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940)

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Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 29

Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) - Page 29 This is the last page in Jennie Pike's Date Diary A BIG thank you to Kristel who has volunteered to help me with the Pike diary transcriptions!!! Cousin Annie Dennison Bell is here from (Sept-39) Wash. first visit in 37 yrs. Mrs. Minnie Tart died [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 28

Partial eclipse of sun. Sun. Apr. 7-40 visible here. Mill was down Fri. May 24 & Sat. 25 holidays On Sat. night June 15-40 Mr. & Mrs. Geo Tapley and Mr. & Mrs. S.J. Hallett celebrated their 50th wedding anniversaries June 26-40 Snow flurried in A.M. Jack Gillespie a border at Wilson hotel [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 27

Gerald Allen came back from Montreal Hosp. Mon. Mar. 25-40 Mr. Wm Grieves died Mar. 28-40 Mr. Gio Tapley overseer of Press Room for 50 yrs pensioned Apr. 1940. Help presented him with watch chain & ring. Mr. Thos McDowell overseer weave room 31 yrs pensioned Apr. 1-1940. Help presented him with watch & [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 26

2nd Canadian Contingent landed in England Dec 31-39. Mon. Jan 1st, 1940 New Year's Day, mild with snow flurries. Shut down a section Dec. 30-39 after starting & running 6 wks [sic]. Night work on 80 looms of Lard [sic] finish started on Jan 1 1940 Mr. Crowe came to U.B. Church Marysville [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 25

Percy Mehans' wife died Thur. a.m. Oct. 19-39 Earthquake morning of Oct 19-39 Mrs. Dan Gregory died Oct 25.39. Doris & Wendell married Oct 28-39 - Church wedding Mr. John Long died Mon., Nov 1st, 1939. age 80 yrs [sic]. Mrs. Hazelwood died. Mon. A.M. Nov 6-39. Myron Hazelwood was hit & killed [...]

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War was declared between Great Britain & Germany. Sunday morning at 6:30 Sept. 3-39. 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 [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 23

Our Majesties The King and Queen visited N.B. June 13-39, came through Marysville into Fredericton, a grand reception.  I saw them 3 times, it was a most beautiful sight, one I shall never forget.                     June 13-39 holiday I went to Boston June 23rd - 39 returned June 29 had a delightful time. Stopped [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 21

Lot of Flu: Feb. 1939. Heavy thunder & lightning storm Feb. 15-39. (Had the Sisters' [sic] to my house to Turkey Dinner Fri  Mar 31-39 [sic]) Sick with Flu. Tue Feb 21-39 Fri. morn. Feb. 24-39. -24 below zero. Gerald Allen very sick from Sking [sic] accident on Feb. 19-39.  In hospital week [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 20

Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) - Page 20 Heavy snowstorm Thur. Nov. 17-38 Big snow storm. roads [sic] blocked. Fri. Dec. 25-38 Another big storm Sun. Dec. 27-38 Dec 3rd 1938- 11 below zero, nice & clear. lots of snow. I wooked [sic] weekend Dec 4th " - Mild with rain. Dec 5 - [...]