History of Beaver Springs, Penn'a; And Centennial Souvenir Book. Published in Commemoration of the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Founding of the Town. 1806-1906

History of Beaver Springs, Penn'a; And Centennial Souvenir Book. Published in Commemoration of the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Founding of the Town. 1806-1906

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...(organist), Dessie Klingler, Ella Roush, Palmer Mitchell (leader.) n oil mill-used to be operated on the premiseshow owned by Mitchell Bros., near the present location of the saw-mill. If'was later changed to a clover hulling-mill., ws: A grist and saw mill was located years ago on the land occupied for a long time by Henry Felker, deceased, supposed to have been operated by a man named Romig. Another grist and saw mill was located on what is now the Amos Amspacker farm, south of Raub's Mill, operated by John Romig. THE SPANGLER FAMILY. (From a photofcraph taken in 1906.) Samuel S. Bachman, aged 86 years; Mary A. Spangler, aged 5(5 years; J. B. Spangler, aged 3(5 years, and Carrie A. Spangler, aged 15years.' The grist mills in those days made good strength-giving flour although it wasn't quite so clean. The rats and mice would sometimes go into the stones at night to feed and in the morning the careless miller would start the mill and sometimes hurt the rats.--Andrew Ulsh. THE MANBECK FAMILY. (Prom a photograph taken in 1005.) Anna Manheck, aged 86 years (since deceased); Isaac I. Man beck, aged 63 years; Herbert G. Manbeek, aged 41 years; A. Blanche Manbeck, aged 17 years. The upper story of the buildings was not divided into apartments as now but all in one room with a bed in each corner. Carpets were unknown and the floors were scrubbed once a week. Mother used to scrub half of the floor and dry it then put the children on that half until the other half was scrubbed. In those days women had no washboards or washmachines, but boiled the clothes and laid them on a bench and beat them with a paddle and did some rubbing with the hands. In that way they were cleaned.--Samuel Bachman. THE AURAND FAMILY. (From a photograph taken in 1905.) Caroline...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236520521
  • 9781236520524