Jennie Johnson Diaries
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Pocket diaries of Jennie Johnson, of Freedom, Maine for 1887-1890, and one for 1907 (a year after Jennie's death) kept by one of her daughters, probably Rena Vose who grew up in Thorndike, Maine. Both authors record weather, school attendance, chores, and other daily activities.
- 1887-1890, 1907
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Jennie Agnes Johnson was born November 1869 in Freedom, Maine to David and Frances. In 1890 she married Fred Nelson Vose with whom she had at least four children, Rena, Ruby, Louise, and Vivian, although census records indicate a son as well, Charles, who was killed in a plane crash during World War II. Both Rena and Ruby served as nurses during World War I. Jennie, 36 years old, died of uterine cancer in 1906. (from https://www.ancestrylibrary.com; accessed 6/9/2022)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Benjamin Katz, of Toronto, Ontario.
- Guide to the Jennie Johnson Diaries
- No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
- Elizabeth Russell
- June 2022
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- Finding aid written in English.