Driving to her Sister's

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Harvesting Faith, the third book in the Planting Dreams book series portrays Charlotta Johnson as she recalls the events that shaped her family’s destiny. A mixture of fact and fiction, this book reviews the events that shaped this Swedish immigrant’s family as her children reached adulthood and has families of their own.

Through family stories and photographs I documented their life story, along with stories of the times and area. This week’s blog entries featured several photos after I visited an open house of Charlotta’s sister’s house.

Here’s a photo of my great-great grandparents, Samuel and Charlotta Johnson as senior citizens. They both died in 1919 so I’m guessing this was taken in the last years of their lives.

They are standing beside a car driven by their son, Gilbert with his wife in the back seat. The trees in the background look like it could be either early spring, very late fall, or maybe even a warm winter day.

Could be they drove to town to see the Jaderborg family—in their big house—that I was just in last Sunday…

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