Diary of Llewellyn: April 12, 1925 April 12th, 2013
Easter Sunday. Wore new clothes with champagne slippers. Willa & Helen up to dinner. Willa joined church. Bill & I sang in choir in morning. Took Helen to Netcong in afternoon. Road to Budd Lake – White House – Somerville – Morristown & home. George took Willa down. Bill, Flop & I went with them.
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Moving Along Nicely April 11th, 2013
Today is a great day for me. I’m moving on to the Webb family in my Family File Cleanup Project. This is a big deal because at this portion of the tree, all the research is my own. I will still have to properly source everything in a consistent way with the rest of the tree. I wasn’t so consistent with the sourcing. The great news is that I shouldn’t have any super crazy verifying to do at all. Everything from this point on is my own information, so hopefully I’m able to get this section knocked out quickly. That’s not to say that I won’t be doing a little research here and there, because I’m sure I will. For some reason, I’ve always loved researching the Webb family.
I think maybe it was the mystery of them when I started. It all goes back to the paragraph written at the beginning of the tree my Grandma gave me. While there was information in the beginning to guide, most of the research was corrected and filled in when I first started and beyond. For some reason, I didn’t cite census records well, but I made sure on everything else to make citations. At least there’s that!
It’s hard to see the sad pictures of Grandma’s original tree because the pages are fading. You might not be able to see that the only second generation children were those of my 3rd Great Grandfather, George Washington Webb. In my research over the years I’ve added George’s siblings, up from the known two siblings to a total of at least nine. That means the original paragraph mentioned a possible five children but I found mention of at least five more. I only wish my Grandma was still alive to share in the find. She was so set on that paragraph, but she wouldn’t have minded knowing how many more members of the family there were. Besides, I still have some mysteries she mentioned that I can search out, so I haven’t dashed all the family myths yet, just one!
Diary of Llewellyn: April 11, 1925 April 11th, 2013
Went through to Montclair, got off & had my hair waived. Looked for a hat but finally got it at Hadens in Caldwell. Fan trimmed with blue.
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Diary of Llewellyn: April 10, 1925 April 10th, 2013
Pushie, Willa & I went to Oskins. I bought blue dress. Rained hard all afternoon. Sent Bill’s Aunt, Grandma, & Mama flowers. Took some daffodils home from M. Dudley at 15 cents a doz. Choir rehearsal at night.