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08 March 2013

Fearless Females: March 8 - Aunt Mae's Letters

Be sure to check out Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month from The Accidental Genealogist.  

March 8 — Did one of your female ancestors leave a diary, journal, or collection of letters? Share an entry or excerpt.

Mae Pressley Worley was the sister of Maggie Pressley Spence, my maternal grandma. She was one of my most favorite people on the planet. At the front entry of her house, there was a built-in floor-to-ceiling bookcase with three wings. It was loaded with books as well as Reader's Digest magazines. If you're greeted at the door like that, you know everything else in there is going to be just wonderful and it was.

Aunt Mae and I used to write letters back and forth and I spent some summers with her, too. I loved her dearly, still do. She has been gone for twenty-seven years now. One letter from her survived my childhood, but it did not survive the thieves that removed our storage building from my daddy's property. Many precious family heirlooms were in that building, but I count the letter from Aunt Mae as one of the most precious to me.

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  1. You Aunt Mae sounds like a woman I would have like to have known.

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    1. Thank you! I was very blessed to have her in my life.

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