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Mary Johnson Link Hester's Diary

1933

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

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

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January 1933

Will Pond died Jan 2nd 1933, buried the 5th of Jan.
Bud Reed's wife died Jan 4, 1933 age 54 years.

Mr. Jim Gilbert died Jan 5, 1933 age 76. Songs "Safe in the arms of Jesus," Death is only a Dream," In the Garden," God will take care of You," Why not to night" Song at the grave, Rock of Ages. Text at funeral, What shall I do to be Saved.

Henry Covington died Jan. 5, 1933.
Former President Calvin Cooledge died Jan. 5, 1933, age 60 years, Birthday July 4.
Mrs. Bettie Lovell Died Jan. 4, 1933.
Uncle Bob Evan's died Jan. 6, 1933.
Lizzie Rainwater moved to Sandersville, Tenn. Jan. 5, 1933.
Aunt Viola Griffin died Jan. 8, 1933, age 77 years.
Former Governor Bentin McMillin died Jan. 8, 1933 age 87 years. His last words was " I'm feeling fine".

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January 1933

Mr. Willie Morris died Jan. 11, 1933 age 72 years.
Mrs. Rainwater died Jan. 1933 age 81 years, Mother of John and Al Rainwater.
Mr. Dink Gentry died Jan. 13, 1933. ( Suicide)
 
Charlie Marlin Jones died Jan. 23, 1933 , Age 4 months and 5 days.
W. Anison Buntin killed Ramsy Lewis Jan. 26, 1933, Buntin was 56 and Lewis 36 years.
Beulah Wise Hardaway died Jan. 23, 1933.
Mrs. Dora Gass spent the night with us January 24, 1933.
Clarence Duffer and Cora Whitley married January 29, 1933.

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February 1933

Mrs. E. P. Dickerson died Feb. 6, 1933 age 80 years.
Hugh got his little pup Feb. 5, 1933, named him Jack.
A Little Child of John Pleasant died Feb. 7, 1933 age 2 years.
Elijah Guill died Feb. 6, 1933.
The 8th of Feb. was the coldest time we have had in a long time 1933.
Will Groves and Rena Dancer married Feb. 5, 1933 (col).
Uncle Lewis Covington died Feb. 21, 1933 (col).
Mr. Bob Porter died Feb. 14, 1933, a tobacco buyer at Orlinda, Tenn.
Claude H. Cobb and Ruth Edna Legge married Feb. 28, 1933.

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March 1933

William Link died March 8, 1933, age 78, a brother of Henry Link.
Big Walter Wilkerson died March 20, 1933.
James C. Johnson died March 17, 1933, age 77.

Gnesippi Zangara died March 20, 1933, died in the electric chair for killing Cermak shooting at President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Leslie Wiseman and Bessie Riggsbee married March 18, 1933.  (He is the half brother of J. W. Wiseman, of Wilkerson and Wiseman Funeral Home. mj)

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March 1933

John B. Humbritch died March 28, 1933.
Isor Starks and Louise Riggsbee married 1933.
Montris Fisher and Ruby Laymen married March 4, 1933.
Jimmie D. Upchurch and Jennie May Ray Married
*(blank, mj) 1933.
Eula Fisher Hester little baby born March 31, 1933.

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April 1933

Ewin Hardin died April 10, 1933.
Ann Pitt died April 26, 1933 lived in West Tennessee.

May 1933

Humbritch, Langlar's and Johnson's Firm destroyed by fire May 30, 1933.  

June 1933

Ann Baty died June 18, 1933.
Frank Legge died June 19, 1933 age 57, 5 months and 8 days.
A little child of Luther Clubbs died June 17, 1933.
The Wise boys killed Dick Clark, June 1933.

July 1933

I went home with Mrs. Willmarth, June 26 and came home July 21, 1933.
Clara Ruth Rodgers and Spencer Crafton married July 31, 1933.

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July 1933

Leo Rodgers house burned down July 4, 1933.
Mrs. Osteen died July 5, 1933 age 72.
Hugh's little dog Jack died July 28, 1933.

August 1933

Link reunion Aug. 20, 1933.
Nannie Belle Linson's little baby born Aug. 2, 1933.
Judge W. L. McKenney died Aug. 23, 1933.
Henry Bryant went to the Vanderbilt Hospital Aug. 2, and died Aug. 4, 1933.
Morgan Little died Aug. 26, 1933.
We spent the day with Jimmie and Ellen Link Aug. 15, 1933.
Carman Briley and Myrtle Cook married Aug. 19, 1933.

September 1933

Born to Edwin Conquest and wife a girl Sept 21, 1933.
Born to Floyd Lamberth and wife a girl Sept. 20, 1933.
Born to Cleo Link and Wife a girl Sept 22, 1933.
Ernest Summers and Onie Walker married Sept. 25, 1933.

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September 1933

Died Roger Leon Glover, a son of R. L. Glover and Hassie Crafton Glover, Sept. 21, 1933 age 3 years, 10 months 21 days.

Myrtle B. Johnson came to see us Sept. 24, and went home Sept. 30, 1933.
George H. Redman was killed Sept 1933. A police at Nashville, Tennessee.

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October 1933

Tom Sawyers died Oct. 5, 1933, a brother in law to John Groves.
Mrs. Ida L. Eidson died Oct. 5, 1933 age 60 years.
Allison Buntin died Oct. 22, 1933.
Mrs. Jessie Wilkerson's little baby born and dead Oct. 27, 1933.
Vivian Legge and Walter Allen married Oct. 18, 1933.

November 1933

Lula May Greer Miller died Nov. 8, 1933.
Nannie Latimer Polk died Nov. 15, 1933, just 7 weeks difference in her and her husband's death, L. T. Polk.

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December 1933

Mrs. Eula Danies Kirkpatrick died Dec. 8, 1933 age 35 , a sister of Ethlean Wilkerson.
Mrs. Zelma  Braswell Rippy died Dec. 12, 1933 age 51, a sister to Mrs. Cora Wilkerson.  
Bud Harper died Dec. 23, 1933, age 71.
Miss Louise Linson and Agnes spent the night with me and Irby Dec. 25, 1933.
Mrs. Estell Briley spent the day with us Dec. 27, 1933.
Franklin Summers got scalded Dec. 25, 1933.
Sam Esque (Escue) died Dec. 31, 1933.


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