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Mary Johnson Link Hester's Diary

1924 - 1925

 Our sincere thanks to Dorris Hester Vanatta, for granting permission to post on our site.

Transcribed by: Marie Johnson
Proofed & Formatted by: Linda Carpenter

©2002


(Page 59)

January 1924

Mrs. Jessie Wilkerson's little Baby died January 16, 1924.
Forest Hale went to Detroit, Mich. January 20, 1924.
Aunt Puss Shoulder died Jan. 17, 1924, this was Uncle Joe Briley's sister.
Bud Goostree wife died Jan. 1924.
Marshall Coon Pitt died Jan 29, 1924.
Ruby White died Jan. 29, 1924.

February 1924

Mrs. Thomas D. Graryhead died Feb.1, 1924, age 86 years.
Ex. President Woodrow Wilson died Feb.1, 1924, age 69 years.
Young Reds little pigs birthday, Feb 6, 1924-9 little kids.
Uncle Dave Legge Died Feb. 17, 1924, age 84 years.
Fred Hester and Lizzie Woodall married Feb. 3, 1924.

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March 1924

Bose Brown and Mary Frances Briley married March 1, 1924.
Aunt Tishie Briley died March 8, 1924.
Mrs. Charlie Roney's little girl born March 12, 1924.
Annie Turner and James House (Col) married March 14, 1924.
Jake Woodall died March 20, 1924.
Diza Vaden died March 24, 1924.
Mrs. Sallie Blankinship Bradley died March 27, 1924.
Fred Biggs died March 27, 1924.
Mrs. John Dudley Harris died March 27, 1924.
Mr. George Morrow died March 29, 1924.
Johnnie Poole and Dorthie Law married March 28, 1924.

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April 1924

Uncle Hiram Briley died April 2, 1924.
Sarah Arterburn's house burned down April 21, 1924.
Mrs. Susie Armstrong Dobbins died April 20, 1924. She was the wife of A. C. Dobbins of Gallatin, Tenn.

Uncle Dock Link died April 26, 1924.

May 1924

Mrs. Sanders Covington died May 14, 1924.
Rev. Joe Lee Hawkins died May 24, 1924 (Pleasant Valley Pastor)
Mr. Kirt Wilkerson died May 26, 1924.

July 1924

Aunt Clara Link left Walter Hester's July 1st and went to Mr. Jeff Rogers to live July 5, 1924.
Calvin Cooldige, Son of President died July 7, 1924.

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Mr. Turner, Mollie Whites father, died July 19, 1924.
Mrs. Willie Harris died July 21st, 1924.
Uncle Buck Hollins died July 31, 1924.

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August 1924

Mrs. Birdie Short died Aug. 9, 1924.
Bluford Goostree and Alma Griffin married Aug. 15, 1924.
Walter Hester traded Old Alex Mule off for old Dock, a white horse, Aug.20,1924.
Kern Bryant and Jammie Hollis married Aug. 31, 1924 (Col).
Larkin Briley died Aug. 28, 1924, died in Nashville, Tenn.

Sept. 1924

Granville Link and Roger and Emma Hester came home Sept 4, 1924.
Odell Rogers and Jennie Hardie married Sept. 6, 1924.
Ralph Wilkerson and Mary C. Hall married 1924.

October, 1924

Florance Wiseman Harrison died Oct. 4, 1924.  
Maude Short Chambers died Oct. 7, 1924.
Mrs. Moore Mother of Andy Moore died Oct. 19, 1924 died at the old woman's home in Nashville.

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October 1924

Walter Thurman Clubbs died Oct. 25, 1924 age 4 years old.
Mr. Jim Johns died Oct. 11, 1924.
Mrs. Sarah Shaw died Oct. 13, 1924.
Mollie White wife of Bose White died Oct 14, 1924.
Aunt Dosh Link wife of Uncle Taylor Link died Oct. 14, 1924.

November 1924

Jim Baldridge died Nov. 12, 1924.
Vallie wife of Gordon Hollis died Nov. 15, 1924.
William Long and Lora Roberts married Nov 10, 1924.
Susie Johnson died Nov. 17, 1924.
Mrs. Warren G. Harden died Nov 22, 1924, wife of President Harding.
John Roberds died Nov. 24, 1924, the man that trapped and bought furs and hides.

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December 1924

Bill Wilson and Luther Briley married Dec. 4, 1924.
Walter E. Hester moved to Uncle Hiram Briley's Place Dec. 2, 1924.
Rained all day Dec. 7, Granville's birthday age 26 years 1924 and he is in Detroit, Mich. that day.
Aunt Lou Perdue died Dec 17, 1924.
Gordon Biggs and Ester Bradly married Dec 24, 1924.
Raymond Culbreath and Lela Martin married Dec 25, 1924.
*(Illegible, mj) Sumerville and Lena Baldrige married Dec 21, 1924.
Buck Briley and Annie Clubbs married Dec 23, 1924.

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Mrs. Nancy Pitt died Dec 27, 1924.
Granville G. Link came home Dec. 25, 1924, and went back Jan 2, 1925.

January 1925

Got Jake the mule from Walter Hester Jan. 8, 1925.
K. Miller Harden and Albert Mosley married Jan 12, 1925.

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January 1925

Odell Striclan and Eleanor Aurteburn married Jan. 14. 1925.
Leona Wilkerson died Jan. 10, 1925.
Harry Moore and Maggie Searcy married Jan. 18, 1925.
Slim Walter Guill and Birdie married Jan. 19, 1925.
Walter Bowling and Sadie Belle Moore married Jan. 21, 1925.

February 1925

Jake Crettenden and Lester Berry married Feb. 1, 1925.
Julia Walace died Feb. 2, 1925 (suicide).
Aunt Lottie Storie died Feb. 7, 1925.
John Schoats little child died Feb. 18, 1925.
Dosie Dorris and Miss Swift married Feb.1925.
Twin babies of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Wilkerson born and died Feb. 1925, a boy & girl.

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March 1925

Mr. Bill Goodman moved at the Ray place March 4, 1925.
Rob Summers and Bessie Lee Creekmore married March 7, 1925.
Calvin Briley and Martha C. Sandford married March 7, 1925.
Mrs. William Adamson died March 17, 1925.

On the 18th. Of March 1925 a great storm come in the evening killing 27 in Sumner County around Buck Lodge, Oak Grove, Sulphurie and 2 or 3 more places, killing the whole family of 8. The Ellerson's Family.

Mr. Ike Lee died March, 1925.
Lou Clubbs died March 30m 1925.
Pete Bowling's wife died March 1925.
Ruby and Ruth twin Girls of Blonnie and Nannie Belle Linson born March 26, 1925.

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April 1925

Mr. William Kirby, Mrs. Mary Briley's father, died April 3, 1925.
Our little Calf's birthday April 13, 1925. Named Buck Fisher Calf.

May 1925

Uncle Levy Link died May 5, 1925.
Bessie Lane Wilkerson wife of little Walt Wilkerson died May 5, 1925.
 *(Bessie was a sister to Tempie Lane Wiseman. Tempie's husband, James "Willie" Wiseman was a partner in the Wilkinson and Wiseman funeral home with Walter. mj)

Lorena Searcy and Joe Chruthers married May 9, 1925.
Hubbard Wilkerson and Ollie Bradley married May 24, 1925.
Jeffie Rogers and Nell Pool married May 23, 1925.
Robert Strain (Col) died May 25, 1925, age 2 years old.
Mrs. Leithie McCrary died May 30 1925.

June 1925

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Mamie Biggs and Delbert Briley married June 3, 1925.

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June 1925

Mr. Fate Biggs and Mary Jane Read married June 14, 1925.
Charlie Hendricks and Agnes Link married June 16, 1925.
John Kelly and Grace Franklin married June 1925.

August 1925

Mrs. Fannie Pearson died Aug. 18, 1925.
Mrs. Minnie McCloud died Aug. 19, 1925.
Mr. Fate Thornberg died Aug. 19, 1925.
Robbie Carmack Rogers died Aug. 18, 1925. Son of Henry and Lizzie Rogers.
Mamie Roberts and Marshell Wilson married Aug. 20, 1925.
Laura Baldridge Guill died Aug. 15, 1925.

September 1925

Alice Conquest died Sept 1, 1925.
Herman Link and Bessie L. Collie married Sept 18, 1925.
Mr. Cye Searcy died Sept 17, 1925.
Mr. John Humb.... 
*(Illegible, mj) Died Sept 29, 1925.

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October 1925

Mrs. Willis died Oct. 13, 1925 age 90 years.
Ernest Bowling and Beaulah Jackson married Oct. 22, 1925.
Pink White and Vandie Parks married Oct. 27, 1925.
The first snow fell Oct. 29 and 30, 1925. Thursday night and Friday.
Carrie Estes died Oct. 25, 1925, Sunday night at Dosiers Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
Leslie Lane and Jennie Lou Hester married Nov 12, 1925.
Uncle Charlie Wilkerson died Nov 27, 1925.
Uncle Porter Johnson came to see us Nov. 29, 1925.
Miss Sallie Baty and Ollie Ford married Nov. 22, 1925.
Virgil Hester and Lois Steward married Nov. 28, 1925.

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December 1925

Mr. Charlie Baty died Dec. 12, 1925.
Aunt Jane Houdyshelt died Dec. 16, 1925.
Mr. Jim Clubbs died Dec. 24, 1925.
Murphie Suttle and Albert Goostree married Dec 23, 1925.
Russell Mayes and Nettie White married Dec 24, 1925.
Allison Briley and Cora Phillips married Dec. 24, 1925.
Thomas Watson Tarance and Mamie Lee Ray married Dec. 25, 1925.
Leonard Short and Bulah McKeller married Dec. 1925.
Mrs. Lizzie Briley went to Nashville, Tenn. to the Protestant Hospital Dec. 18, 1925.
Mr. Charlie Smart died Dec 20, 1925.  *(Son of John Marion Smart and Mary Jane Summerville, mj)

Mr. Wallace Butt died Dec. 27, 1925.  *(Husband of Mary Alice Smart, mj)
Amon Elks and Malissie Gray married Dec. 1925.

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December 1925

Ola Harden and Garnett White married Dec. 1925.
Luceil Harden and Moncrieff married Dec. 1925.
Mrs. Ruf. Austin died Dec. 28 1925 at Nashville.
Katherine Mallory and Walter Jones Married Dec 24, 1925.

1925

Gone but not forgotten....

 


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