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Lona Sherburne's Daily Journal of 1898


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These pages are a transcription of a journal kept by Lona Cassie Sherburne. This journal is for the first three months of the year 1898. At this time Lona resided in Oberlin, Ohio at 247 West College street and was attending the Oberlin Academy. Lona was the daughter of Marshall [1852-] and Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Warner) [1854-] Sherburne, she was born 4 May, 1876 in Kipton, Ohio and was the first of four children of Marshall and Lizzie, the others being; Gertrude Jessie [1878-1942], Elmer Theron [1885-], and John Rex [1893-1968]. 36 South St. At the end of the period of this journal the family was moving to a house that they purchased at 36 South Street, Oberlin, this house is north of the railroad depot and the tracks (now a bike path) running through Oberlin at that time and the business establishment of Thompson and Sherburne being just to the south of the tracks. (To those familiar with Oberlin, this business was the location of the Clark Brothers Lumber Co at the end of the 1990's.)
About 1902, Marshall and family moved to San Jose, California, there in 1903, Lona married Alfred Buhrman Bell [1881-1908], son of Martin and Lydia Bell. They had 3 children, Grace Elizabeth [1904-1944], Cyril Sherburne [1906-1984], and Marna G. [abt 1908].
Lona died 28 Nov., 1927 in San Jose, California.
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