SEGMENT: FAMILY BACKGROUND, LOSS OF FARM, FAMILY

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SEGMENT: FAMILY BACKGROUND, LOSS OF FARM, FAMILY,

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FAMILY BACKGROUND
Hartline side of family came from Germany in 1800's came down coast looking for similar areas to home. Stopped in North Carolina and eventually got to Illinois. Ancestors buried in the Casper Church Cemetery. Found fifth great grandfather buried in North Carolina.
LOSS OF FARM
Father repaired Shoes. Got job in State Hospital. Mother was housewife till she worked in State Hospital.
CHILDHOOD WORK
Once a Day carried water to Orchard; helped with chickens
LIVESTOCK
Lists types of livestock on her parents farm because of Depression
CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES
Brother modified baby carriage and sweet potato basket into go cart. Had one sister and two brothers
FAMILY
1930's were a simpler time. Parents spanked. Farm better than in town.