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Wolcott (Nanny Pearl) Narrative
MS 647  
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Description
This file contains a narrative describing cross-country train travel in 1905.
Background
Nanny Pearl Wolcott was born in August 1896 in a log cabin in Iron Mountain, Michigan. Her father, Frederick Jacob Wolcott was born in Gold Run, California in 1870 and was a ship's captain on the Great Lakes. He died from Bright's disease in Alameda, California in August of 1905. Nanny's mother, Pearl Lenox, was born in 1869 in Michigan. Nanny had two older siblings, Faye and Jack. Faye was born August 28, 1893 in Illinois and Jack was born in California. Jack died in Port Huron, MI on April 15, 1955. On April 6, 1918, Nanny Pearl Wolcott married Winfield Jacob Flagg. Nanny [Wolcott] Flagg died June 1977 and Winfield died August 1966. Both are buried in Lakeside Cemetery in Port Huron, Michigan.
Extent
.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment.