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The house they moved into was a two room log house which was

much

less

more

like

than she had hoped a barn for horses,

for. Grandma said it looked but they had eighty acres of

good sub-irrigated wild hay land. what they had, and the first thing and a garden planted.

They had to make to do was to get

do with grain

The ranch was located near the west hills and Indians

were frequent visitors.

would

stop

and

beg

for

They

food.

were usually friendly but Grandma was always frightened

of them, children

and and

if she saw them coming, she would take her

hide

in

the

hay.

Then

the

Indians

would

raid

her garden. hard to get

The snow through.

would get so deep in winter it was Grandpa would drive a herd of horses

on to

the road, and the boys would follow

school.

As

soon

as

they

could

they

canyon

to

get

lumber

to

build

a

house

in the

sleigh to

get

hauled

logs from

the

in

Auburn.

It

was

two

years before they moved into their new home. It was one of the few homes in the valley that had shingles on the roof.

Grandma and Grandpa belonged William Corbridge was the Presidin Olive gave my parents a glass cake present in 19O4, and later my moth Delbert was born in Auburn on Sept son, Loal was born August 29th 189 heart ailment and died on the 29th

Valora was born July 2nd, 1902, January, 1905, and Ruby came on making twelve children in all.

Hi th Wh

to the Auburn Ward where g Elder (He and his wife

stand for a wedding er gave it to me). ember 29th, 1896. Another 9. Loal suffered with a

of lda

July, 1901.

arrived

on

Fanny

the

17th

of

e 28th of September,

1907,

ile they were living

in

Auburn, Grandpa

they both held several Ward and was a Counselor to Bishop Heman

Stake offices. Hyde for four years;

Grandma a Counselor to Amelia Hillyard in the Relief

Society. Harrison scaffold

When the Tabernacle was built in Afton

Wm.

was head mason, construction.

and

Grandpa

was

supervisor

of

Ten of their children were married in the Temples, and most of their weddings were planned for the fall, so they

could

bring

home

fruit for

canning

from Utah.

Grandpa

and

Grandma sent three of Texas, Edward to West

their sons on missions: Chester to Virginia, Willie Ray to the Dakotas.

While

Chester (Chet)

was on

his

mission,

his

wife

gave

birth

to their fifth child, Rinda.

Chet's

14th.

with

She was wrapped and

cold

water

until

Chet

kept cold could get

wife with home

died on September fruit jars filled from his mission.

She was buried on the 30th of September, 1908.

Chet's

family

moved

in

with

Grandma

and

Grandpa.

Grandma

nursed

the new born baby along with Ruby Fourteen people lived there until

who was a year old. Chet married his sister-

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