Friday, March 8, 2013

Fearless Females – Autograph Book

From the Accidental Genealogist in honor of National Women’s History Month. March 8 Prompt: Did one of your female ancestors leave a diary, journal or collection of letters? Share an entry or excerpt.

1927 Autograph Book page signed by her Mother, Mary Jo (Mullane) Coyle
"May God direct you with Holy Happiness in the path of Life."

Lillian A. Coyle [1911 - 1987] had an autograph book when she was a young woman in New York City. I was given some pages from that book, signed by her mother, sisters & brother in law. It is wonderful to have the signatures!
1927 Autograph Book page signed by her brother in law, Nathaniel Gardner
"Ha Ha Ha it Makes me laugh to write in Lillian's Autograph"

1927 Autograph Book page signed by her oldest sister, Helen (Coyle) Gardner
"When all your friends forsake you Pray! DO not seek another But go to the friend who loves you, Your only friend, your Mother"


Unknown said...

Wonderful treasures!

Charlie Purvis said...

Amazing that it survived. Fantastic