Saturday, April 18, 2020

Aunt Vera's Diary - April 18th

In the summer of 2019, I was able to photograph the entries in the diary of my maternal great-aunt, Vera (Haley) Stuber.  The entries cover the years from 1968-1971 time frame and provide an interesting view of her daily activities. Items in brackets are my notes for further research.



Stuber, Vera Delphene (Haley). "Journal." MS. Fort Recovery, Ohio, 1968-1971. Privately held by Juanita (LeMaster) Steigerwalt, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Muncie, Indiana, 2020.

1968 - April 18th - Thursday

Cleaned the dining room today.  Dwight Grile, Clarence went with Rev. Ballmer to Dayton to attend Orville Hillards funeral.

1969 - April 18th - Friday

A rainy day, had 1 1/2 in. last night.  Clarence went to Portland this P.M.  Paid taxes.  Cleaned cellar this A.M.

1970 - April 18th - Saturday

Baked rhubarb pies.  Went to Portland.  Hittle plowed sod field.

1971 - April 18th - Sunday

Attended church morn & eve.  Went with Waymon & Carrie to Galens in P.M.  Bennett Mllers, Noah Shauver & son also there.

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Vera Delphene (Haley) Stuber was born 10 March 1890 in Jay County, Indiana, daughter of Eli Weldon & Cora Belle (Metzner) Haley.  She married 14 February 1915 in Jay County, Indiana to Clarence Leroy Stuber.  Vera died 17 June 1987 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana. Clarence was born 4 February 1891 in Jay County, Indiana, son of Henry and Margaret (Metzger) Stuber.  Clarence died 20 May 1981 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  They had no surviving children. 

Friday, April 17, 2020

Aunt Vera's Diary - April 17th

In the summer of 2019, I was able to photograph the entries in the diary of my maternal great-aunt, Vera (Haley) Stuber.  The entries cover the years from 1968-1971 time frame and provide an interesting view of her daily activities. Items in brackets are my notes for further research.


Stuber, Vera Delphene (Haley). "Journal." MS. Fort Recovery, Ohio, 1968-1971. Privately held by Juanita (LeMaster) Steigerwalt, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Muncie, Indiana, 2020.

1968 - April 17th - Wednesday

Planted a few potatoes, onion sets & sweet corn.  Cleaned bath room.  Began raining this P.M.  Attended Missionary meeting in the evening.

1969 - April 17th - Thursday

Defrosted refrigerator.  Cleaned cellar way.  Didn't go church had storm warnings out.

1970 - April 17th - Friday

Cleaned part of house.

1971 - April 17th - Saturday

Went to Portland in A.M.  Planted rest of potatoes, some sweet corn, beets & carrots in P.M.

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Vera Delphene (Haley) Stuber was born 10 March 1890 in Jay County, Indiana, daughter of Eli Weldon & Cora Belle (Metzner) Haley.  She married 14 February 1915 in Jay County, Indiana to Clarence Leroy Stuber.  Vera died 17 June 1987 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana. Clarence was born 4 February 1891 in Jay County, Indiana, son of Henry and Margaret (Metzger) Stuber.  Clarence died 20 May 1981 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  They had no surviving children. 

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Aunt Vera's Diary - April 16th

In the summer of 2019, I was able to photograph the entries in the diary of my maternal great-aunt, Vera (Haley) Stuber.  The entries cover the years from 1968-1971 time frame and provide an interesting view of her daily activities. Items in brackets are my notes for further research.


Stuber, Vera Delphene (Haley). "Journal." MS. Fort Recovery, Ohio, 1968-1971. Privately held by Juanita (LeMaster) Steigerwalt, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Muncie, Indiana, 2020.

1968 - April 16th - Tuesday

Ironed.  Gathered and cleaned dandelion.  Clarence mowed the lawns.

1969 - April 16th - Wednesday

Cleaned wood house and worked some in the yard.

1970 - April 16th - Thursday

Hittle sowed our oats.  I went to Nells for permament.

1971 - April 16th - Friday

Attended Myrtle Matchetts funeral at our church.


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Vera Delphene (Haley) Stuber was born 10 March 1890 in Jay County, Indiana, daughter of Eli Weldon & Cora Belle (Metzner) Haley.  She married 14 February 1915 in Jay County, Indiana to Clarence Leroy Stuber.  Vera died 17 June 1987 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana. Clarence was born 4 February 1891 in Jay County, Indiana, son of Henry and Margaret (Metzger) Stuber.  Clarence died 20 May 1981 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  They had no surviving children.