Special Picture # 265 – The Little House Over the Years

A slice of living history that continues to flourish through the postings of an enthusiastic blogger.

"Greatest Generation" Life Lessons

This house on the Trumbull property has always been called “The Little House”. It was used for the housekeeper and her husband, who did odd jobs around the property and was occupied by several different families. When the boys came home from their service in World War II, various living accomadations were arranged. 

Aunt Helen Human holding Douglas, Aunt Anne Stanley and Aunt Dorothy, holding Judy (me). This would have been the Christmas of 1947 and Lad and Marian were living in The Little House.

Another picture of Christmas, 1947, Greg having joined the family in August. They were still living there in December of 1948, when my sister, Lynn, arrived on December 26th.

When Dan, Paulette and their daughter, Arla, arrived from France, just after Christmas in 1946, they stayed in the Big House.In 1948, their first son, Cedric, joined their family.

During the spring and summer around 1950…

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One comment on “Special Picture # 265 – The Little House Over the Years

  1. jaggh53163 says:

    Maureen – That you for sharing my families “Slice of Life” during the 1940’s and World War II. I don’t believe there is a lot of information about home life during the war and my Grandpa recorded the story of one family quite thoroughly. I enjoy sharing it with readers.


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