Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Illinois: Coles County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Richard and Hannah Burwell Cole
Posted by: Robert E Roy Date: July 20, 2000 at 10:23:51
In Reply to: Richard and Hannah Burwell Cole by Mona M Dirdel of 796

Hi Mona,
I grew up just over a mile from where your parents lived,and attended Fuller's Point School. Your father was always the Santa Claus when we had the Christmas program at school. I remember a story which you might treasure, if you haven't heard it. As you know, his voice was unusually high for a man. He used to haul livestock to the Chicago stockyards for all the neighbors, and one evening he arrived there with a load of hogs or something to find a line of trucks waiting to be unloaded. The drivers had gathered into a group and were talking. He heard another driver who talked just like he did, and said something to him. The other guy thought he was making fun of him and got really violent about it. He had your Dad laid back over the hood of his truck and was threatenting to beat the tar out of him. Jesse said, "No, no! I talk that way too"! He laughed about it afterwards, and told this story on himself many times.
Bob Roy in California


Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/il/coles/messages/117.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network