Brewer, Lay, and McKinney 1976-06-15

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Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. Lay and Mrs. McKinney reminisce about people and places in the London, Texas area.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. James Brewer

Additional Parties Recorded: Mrs. Thomas Lay and Mrs. Myrtle McKinney

Date: June 15, 1976

Location: London, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Mrs. James Brewer, James Mogford, grandfather, Born, Devonshire, England (1812), Marriages, John Franklin Brewer, English-German descent, Nancy Ellis Tucker Brewer, mother, Scotch-Irish descent, Marriage (February 14, 1886), Fredericksburg, Texas, to Menard County, Texas, Adolph Bragman, Anecdote, Born (July 10, 1887), Education, Boyfriends, Children, Garland, Willis, Martha, Leona, Husband's death, Mrs. Myrtle McKinney, Mrs. Brewer's neighbor

Tape 1, Side 2: Mrs. McKinney (continued), Born, London, Texas (1890), Education, Marriage, Charles and Levia Hensley, parents, London, Texas , D. P. Woody Drug Store, Erascus General Store, Dr. Hammer, Dr. Doe, Post office, Mrs. Brewer, Farming (1920s), Animals, Crops, London, Population (1900), Social gatherings, Cattle drives, Mrs. Brewer, Childhood memories, J. W. White Ranch, Sister Ranch, Coke Stevenson, Family keepsakes

Range Dates: 1812-1920s

Bulk Dates: 1812-1920s

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