Jan 1 – Claude came home from hospital last night. Miss Bannon the nurse came with him. I am here with them today, also Harold. Claude came to table. Aunt Jennie Barber stoped with us Dec. 29. Went to Kazoo Friday spent today with Ethan & Hannah on her way to Vermont for visit.
Jan 20 – Ethans 72nd birthday. Martha Lueders 15th ” [birthday].
Jan 23 – Claudes 48″ birthday. Martha Lueders 15″.
Jan 31 – Plesant. I went over to Claudes this P.M. Emma Randall and friend Mrs [blank space] Emma and I stayed all night. Harold over to dinner.
Feb 1 – Plesant. Emma went away this A.M. Claude and Eda took me home this evening after seeing Thomas Mehan in Manslaughter at Riveria. Martha over to her Aunt Helens stayed all night.
Feb 2 – Cloudy. No ground hog shadow.
Feb 5 – Plesant. Bess came up to make candy. Dorothy and I down town. Got Bess gold band dishes, myself a candy jar. Lou brought Jean down tonight. She, Dodo & I went to Keystone first Jean had seen Robert usher. Bess stayed up to the house. Julius to Milwaukee. I bought a clock for the girls.
Feb 6 – Snowing. Dodo went down town got new [blank space] I went home this P.M. Robert ” [went] with me. Jean stayed with Dodo. Bess went home in taxi 11 P.M.
Feb 7 – Snow & colder. Bess birthday, got her new dishes. Edith & Hedvig to here Cone lecture and heal the lame & sick.
Feb 8 – Warmer. Bess here today. Jean did not come home. Girls got 500 candy boxes all pound and ½ lb. also nine large heart Valentine boxes. Took cut Claude made for boxes to have printed tonight. Five hundred candy boxes came to day.
Feb 10 – Claude has an infection on back of hand, very painful.
Feb 11 – Girls busy with candy. Martha to her fathers. Claude, Eda and Harold here a while. Took over six dollars worth of candy. They took Bess home. Lela and Lou to movie this evening. Girls out. Martha home 8-40.
Feb 12 – Bess here. Girls very busy making candy for Valentine. I telephoned Mae[?], her mother is very sick. Julius here to dinner. Took candy home to deliver at Orchestra Hall. Sent candy to Ethan, Lou[ese], Jim, Walter, LaVerne, Winifred & to Davenport. Claude had hand lanced.
Feb 13 – Snowing and blowing more than this winter. Lou delivered over 40.00 worth of candy. Bess went home in Taxi about eleven. Took candy to delier. Turning very cold & snowing hard. Claudes hand _____. Dr put drain in for a few days.
Feb 14 – Verry verry cold. Lou not very well. Claud real sick all night with gas on stomach. Lill Phoned. Said her mother was failing fast liable to go any minite.
Feb 15 – Cold. Girls making candy. Lela went with Claude & Eda to see Eddie Canter in “Make it snappy.” All had diner down town. Claude has a very sore hand infection. Dr lanced it this P.M. Mrs Lueders home this evening.
Feb 16 – A little warmer. Girls making candy. Mrs Roney a little better. Mae phoned us.
Feb 17 – Snow & very cold. Girls went to Mrs Roneys tonight. Bess took large moca cake, fruit salad & candy. Lela pork roast, sphagetti & cheese, rice pudding. Mrs Roney passed away nine P.M. Girls were there.
Feb 18 – Some warmer. I took taxi over to Mr Roneys 1 P.M. Claude & Lela brought me home 5:30. Lela went back to Mr R– with them. Got home about eleven.
Feb 19 – Warmer. Girls making candy. Claude called for me 5 P.M., went home with them. He, Eda & I saw “Dolly” a beautiful show. I stayed all night at Claudes.
Feb 20 – Cold. Mrs Roney buried today, Mt. Olivette. Lou, Lela and Bess went. Lou was pall bearer. I was to Claudes. Dorothy stayed at house with Helen and Jean. Emma Randall at Claudes. She, Eda and Claude brought me home this evening.
Feb 21 – Helen & Hedvig both home yesterday and to day with colds. Bess here.
Feb 22 – Helen better. Went home with Bess. Hedvig not so well.
 Nancy’s son, Claude Brown
 Believe this is Harold Doyen, nephew of Claude’s wife, Edith (Neumaier) Brown
 Have not been able to determine any relationship
 Kalamazoo, Michigan
 Nancy’s brother and sister, Ethan Keith and Hannah (Keith) Towne
 Martha was temporarily living with Lela and Lou Mueller, where Nancy lived also
 Claude’s wife, Edith (Neumaier) Brown
 Nancy’s granddaughter, Helen Mueller
 Ellen (Murphy) Roney, a friend or neighbor
 Nancy’s daughter and son-in-law, Lela (Brown) and Louis Mueller
 Lela’s and Bess’ candy business. They originally named it Nancy Lee Candies but because another store had that name, they were forced to change it to Nancy Keith Candies
 Nancy’s daughter, Bess (Brown) Recoschewitz
 Nancy’s granddaughter, Dorothy Recoschewitz
 Nancy’s granddaughter, Eda “Jean” Mueller
 Dorothy Recoschewitz’s nickname
 Nancy’s grandson, Robert Recoschewitz
 Bess’ husband, Julius Recoschewitz
 Edith and Hedwig Sissle were sisters boarding at Lela & Lou’s home
 Henry Lueder
 Perhaps this was Marion Roney, Ellen Roney’s daughter
 Nancy’s sister, Louese (Keith) Harris
 Nancy’s brother, James Keith
 Jim’s son, Walter Keith
 Louese’s daughter, LaVerne (Harris) Boyer
 Jim’s daughter, Winifred (Keith) Brouard
 Davenport, Iowa, where Lou Mueller’s family lived
 Ellen Roney’s daughter
 Emma (Erickson) Lueder
 Ellen’s husband, Thomas Roney
 Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Chicago