16-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Tuesday, July 18, 1911: Besse and her little nephew were out this afternoon. Jimmie had quite a romp with said fellow. I can’t write very much about myself these days.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Grandma’s brother Jimmie was 5-years-old, and her sister Besse was married to Curt Hester. One of Curt’s sisters or brothers must have had a son.