First Name: Myrtle
Middle Name: Annette
Last Name: Saunders
Date of Birth:
11/18/1871 Place of Birth:
Date of Marriage: Place of Marriage:
Date of Death:
Education: Grammar School:
Jr. High or Middle:
Insurance & Securities
personal history: by Margaret Bjorkman: Myrtle saved all the down from ducks
and made her own pillows and down comforters with beautiful quilted covers.
she was a little girl she had so much care of the babies that came along. All
the girls learned to scrub oak and maple floors with a brush, soap and water
then pumas stone, then rinse and dry them white (I think). Grandpa and Grandma
had a two story house. Aunt Myrtle learned to tailor suits. She made baby
clothes by hand, they did not have a sewing machine. The clothes were dainty
and beautiful for the new babies that were coming along and after she married
all of her families clothing she made.
the girls worked on the farm like boys did in those days. They even helped
their father with the butchering.
Everyone of the girls worked hard all their lives until they died.
had good business heads, they all had real horse sense. They could always figure a way to get things
done. All the Saunders girls loved pretty things but most of them had little of
the worldly goods. They loved flowers and a garden and were a very close