Pear Richards as a child, the daughter of Robert & Alvina (Morarend) Hansel, grew up in Colesburg.
In memory of Pearl Richards, an employee of many trades at the Clayton County Register for 35+ years, the Clayton Country Genealogical Society has compiled her 66 "Precious Memories" newspaper articles she wrote over a 7+ year span. The public can browse through them at our Center, but they are also available below for your enjoyment.
The first downloadable file is Pearl's obituary, with the second file being a feature article about her tenure at The Clayton County Register. The 66 articles that Pearl actually wrote begin with the "Blizzard."
Keep on reading about refrigeration, haying, corn-picking, holidays, her new car.....all from Pearl's perspective.
In this series, you will learn about her kitty, dust, threshing, cyclones versus tornadoes, recreation, knitting, and tatting.....again, all from Pearl's perspective.
Trains, ants, blizzards, windmills,sunbonnets, bridges, and more....read all about it from Pearl's perspective.
Pearl tells about loss, neighbors, holidays......and the rest of the story.
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