The Diary of Mary Johnson Link Hester (b
The Diary of Mary Johnson Link Hester
(b. 1872 d. 1953)

Part Four- January 1917 - December 1918

1917

John George and Paulean Fulkes were married Jan. 9, 1917.
Lenard Link got his leg broke Jan. 13, 1917.
Mr. Vigil Summers died Jan. 23 1916.
Normi?? Link Smarts little baby born Jan. 18, 1917.
Mrs Arther Biggs little baby boy born Jan. 30, 1917.
Delbert Linda and Alma Kirby were married Jan. 28, 1917.
Mrs. Ral Links little baby born Feb 3, 1917.
Willie Hicks died Feb 12. 17, 1919 accidentally shot.
Lizzie Scearcey's baby girl born Feb. 19, 1917.
Glenn Glidwell died Feb. 26, 1917.
Eunice Griffin died Feb. 27, 1917.
Granville trades horses March 3, 1917.
Mrs Wes Rogers little baby born March 16, 1917.
Nannie Bell Rogers and Blonnie? Linson were married March 17, 1917.
Mrs. Warren Glidwell died March 15, 1917.
Mrs Lenard Links little baby born March 15, 1917.
My first little chickens hatched March 19, 1917.
And 1 year ago my first chickens hatched March 9, 1917.
Charlie Jernigan died March 28, 1917.
Claude Sommersvell died March 25, 1917.
Dr Pedens Barn burnt Monday night March 26, 1917.
Bruma? Hester Hales little baby born March 25, 1917.
Mrs. Albert Whites little baby born March 23, 1917.
Letker Searcey died April 14, 1917.
Wiley Williamson and Gurtrude Mooneyhan were married April 22, 1917.
Mr. Bill Lattimore got hurt April 23, 1917.
Mr. Andy McGlothlin died April 28, 1917.
Mrs Mammie B. Links little baby born April 20, 1917.
Amanda Hunter and Hershell Johns were married April 22, 1917.
Jave Summers and Maybell Roberts were married April 30, 1917.
Mollie Kirby's little baby born May 11, 1917.
Ezma Link Crittenden little baby born and died May 11, 1917.
Ezma Link Crittenden died May 12, 1917.
Nell Link and Oren Thompson were married May 14, 1917.
Brought Mr. Bill Lattimore home from Franklin Ky May 24, 1917.
James Irby Hester born May 20, 1917.
Mrs. Luther Ray's?? little baby born June 10, 1917.
Mr Dick Payne and Nettie Johnson were married June 17, 1917.
Little baby of Clarence and Versie Suttles born April 1, 1917 and died Aug. 1917.
Mrs Ann Short died Aug. 8, 1917.
Mr Tollie Aurbeurn died Aug. 14. 1917.
Mr. John Hale died Aug. 27, 1917. Forest Hales father
Mr. Jim Jackson died Aug. 30, 1917.
Mr. Carmen Jackson died Aug. 31, 1917.
Columbus Link and Lama?? White were married Sept. 8, 1917.
Hallie Roney left for Atlanta Ga Sept. 21, 1917.
Miss Maggie Wilkerson died Sept. 25, 1917.
Mr. Thomas Pool died Oct. 10, 1917.
Brooks Link and Nellie Appling were married Oct. 14, 1917.
Mr. Bill Jones died Oct. 8, 1917.
Charles Mitchell Roney born Oct. 20, 1917.
Clayton Lambert and Edie Hale married Nov. 4, 1917.
Charlie Mitchell Roney's first visit to Call on Irby Hester Dec. 1, 1917.
Mr. John T. Roney went to S. C. to see Hallie Dec. 6, 1917.
Our Brown dog died Dec. 11, 1917.
Sale at S.M. Griffins store Dec. 22, 1917. 2nd Sale at the same store Dec. 29, 1917.
Mr. Joe Dorris died Dec. 20, 1917.
U? Jernigan and Clevie Bradley married Dec. 1917.
Guy Riggsby got hurt Dec. 27, 1917.
Ezra Legge came home from Cap Sevier Dec. 24, 1917. Went back 28, 1917.

1918

Put the telephone in Jan. 10, 1918.
Hallie Roney came home Jan. 8, 1918.
Mrs. Bessie Biggs died Jan. 12, 1918.
Claude Woodard and Lela Martin married Jan. 17, 1918.
Mrs. Billie Austin died Jan. 19, 1918.
Irby Hester had 1 tooth at 8 months old and weighed 18 lbs Jan. 20, 1918.
Hallie M. Roney went back to Camps Jan. 26, 1918.
Mrs. Elmore Austin died Feb. 2, 1918.
Mrs. Annie Johnson Scearcey died Feb. 5, 1918.
Mrs. Puss Biggs died Feb. 10, 1918 wife of Mr. Joe Biggs.
Sale at Jack Bradley's Feb. 9, 1918.
Ezra Legge came in home the 2nd time Feb. 24, 1918 and went back March 1, 1918.
Aunt Ria Looney died March 1, 1918. (Col.)
Jake Crittenden came home on a 10 day furlough March 11, 1918.
Jack Short died March 10, 1918.
Aunt Martha Linn Legge died March 13, 1918.
Henry Brinkley and Eula Martin married March 31, 1918.
John A. Hale got hurt March 31, 1918.
Carlus Thompson and Lula George married April 13, 1918.
Lenard Smart and Johnnie Thompson married April 27, 1918.
Blonnie? Legge and Jamie Harrison married April 28, 1918.
Mr. Ben Gilbert died May 3, 1918.
Mrs. Petter Post died May 10, 1918.
George Strain and Frances Bryant (Col) married May 12, 1918.
Mrs. Kitt Anderson died May 5, 1918.
Mrs. Mint Griffin died May 29, 1918.
John Henry Roneys widow married June 11, 1918.
Burt Briley and Bessie Biggs married June 11, 1918.
Mrs. T. W. Briley's little girl baby born June 11, 1918.
Mr. Press George died June 10, 1918.
Mrs. Z?nde Riggsby McComore died June 29, 1918.
Mrs. John Moore died June 30, 1918 (suicide).
Aunt Bet Cummings died July 6, 1918.
R.B. Pond son of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Pond died July 13, 1918 age 3 years 2 m. 10 days.
Mrs. Mollie Hamilton died July 14, 1918.
Charlie Hale died July 16, 1918.
Mrs. Josie Lambert died July 23, 1918.
Mrs. Seth Wilkerson died July 31, 1918.
Mr. Bill Webb died Aug. 4, 1918 at Springfield, TN.
Mrs. Cassie White died Aug. 9, 1918.
Lenard Hester and Della Hale married Aug. 17, 1918.
Macey Pond and Hazel Lanier married Aug. 25, 1918.
Herbert Harper and Gladis Stagg's married Aug. 25, 1918.
Mrs. Rachel Roberts died Aug. 26, 1918.
Hugh Shannon and Mary Ellen Lanier married Sept. 10, 1918.
Emmitt Briley and Ethel Vaughn married Sept. 11, 1918.
Mattie Link Pitchford died Sept 22, 1918.
Mrs. Joe Briley's little boy born Sept. 20, 1918.
Lenard Hudson and Leshia Pitt married Sept. 29, 1918.
Aunt Harret Wilkerson died Sept. 12, 1918.
Uncle Bose Scearcy died Sept. 29, 1918.
Sidney Berry died Sept. 29, 1918 died in New Jersey and was brought back home and buried at Walnut Grove Church Oct. 4, 1918.
Johnnie Summers and Rosie Mooneyham married Oct. 5, 1918.
Elliot Green and Zehra Guill married Oct. 6, 1918.
Allie Pitt died Oct. 6, 1918. Died at Nashville Tenn buried at Hall town grave yard.
Granville went to Gallatin to be examined for the war Oct. 11, 1918.
Mr. Will Austin died Oct. 14, 1918.
Mr. Henry Pitt made his first trip on the R.F.D. July and quit Oct. 1918 making Mr. Pitt the R2. 14 years and 4 months.
Virgil Parmer and Zora Legge married Nov. 3, 1918.
Sanford Wilkerson and Inez Lambert married Nov. 3, 1918.
Dick Carnthers died Nov. 8, 1918.
The war closed Nov. 11, 1918.
Granville was to leave for Camps Nov. 13, 1918.
Mr. John Roney moved to Portland Nov. 11, 1918.
Granville had new tire put on his buggie Nov. 21, 1918.
Papered the house in November, 1918.
General Wright died Nov. 1918.
Eddie Hale Lambert little baby born Nov. 15, 1918.
Mrs. Julia Henry Roney's wife's Sale Nov. 23, 1918.
Macey Briley died Oct. 26, 1918 somewhere in France.
Blonnie Legge died Oct. 3, 1918 somewhere in France.
Willey Stinson and Mattie Ray married Nov. 28, 1918.
Lane Ruth Jones married Dec. 1, 1918.
Newt Roy died Dec. 3, 1918.
Lucy Summers Osteen died Dec. 4, 1918.
Charlie Roney cut his foot Dec. 3, 1918.
Mr. Bill Bradley died Dec. 26, 1918.
Russell Cole and Eula Land married Dec. 28, 1918.
Good by old year 1918


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