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Category: Wilson – Eva 1879-1972

Five Minutes with the Wilson Sisters

by Donald Lang Whether you are looking at photos, family trees, or other documents, every now and then you find it difficult to find a probable narrative that covers the reported facts. Somewhere there is, or was, a letter in which Dan Wilson informed Hector McKenzie that he, Hector, working as a tanner, did not meet [Dan’s] approval as his son in law. The existence of the letter was not in doubt, up to something […]

Letter 1960-12-16 Eva Wilson – Donald Lang

664A Mt Eden Rd Mt Eden S.1. 16.12.60 Dear Donald, Thank you for your fine letter of sympathy, it was much appreciated by us all. Truly Aunt Fanny has been a good example to us, she was sustained by her faith in God right through her illness, & her courage never failed. She was most thankful to Elizabeth(her unmarried daughter, a nurse) for her devoted care & attention, & to be nursed at home with […]