SEGMENT: RELIGION, NON-FARM WORK, & FAMILY

Margaret Honey>UIS Collection H-I>UIS Collection H-I, Segment 16

SEGMENT: RELIGION, NON-FARM WORK, & FAMILY,

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RELIGION
Relates how her husband started preaching every other Sunday at various venues. Father influenced him to be a preacher. He sought a position where he wouldn't have to travel. Preached ten years in Newton, their hometown, in the Christian Church. Believed in immersion baptism, faith, repentance, unlike Methodists, so he only preached at this Methodist church once. Mrs. Honey doesn't think Methodists know Bible.
WOMEN'S WORK
While husband preached she took care of home & garden.
CHILDREN'S EDUCATION
Her children did not like their school, but could not transfer elsewhere.
FAMILY
Mr. Honey's parents were very proud of their son.
RELIGION
Exposition on what Christian Church believes. Relates how she never learned much as a child in Methodist church. People came to their house to be married by Mr. Honey. Family members married by him.
FAMILY
Husband paid all bills, but never told Mrs. Honey how much he made as a preacher. Mrs. Honey & children never went with him to preach. He was fed at churches where he preached.
NON-FARM WORK
Notes that his first fulltime preaching was at Newton in about 1921. He started preaching in 1915-1916. Went to his preaching assignments on horseback. Mrs. Honey was not happy about being left alone on weekends, so he found job at Newton Christian Church. Mr. Honey's father was mayor of Newton & ran general store, & was a good Christian.