19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Monday, March 30, 1914: Went to Watsontown this afternoon. Ma’s on the sick list. I was to get some medicine.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Did Grandma’s mother have the grip? With all of the wet and gloomy March weather, maybe her feet got wet, and she caught the grip. She should have gone to Marsh’s Shoe Store in nearby Milton and bought some new shoes that would have kept her feet dry.