The Trumbull House has been sold. From what I understand, the new owner plans to create nine one room Studio Apartments in the main house, two more apartments in the barn and to add on to the Little House to form a home for his family.
I will be devoting at least the next few weekends – maybe many more – to a Memorial of the house that has been an anchor for my family for almost 100 years and to the people who made it a HOME.
I find it especially hard to decide what to post because I have been writing about this house and the people who lived there, daily, for almost 9 years. Do I want to focus on the individuals – special events – everyday events – pictures – I just cannot decide which direction to choose. This weekend I am going to focus on pictures of the six chidren who spent their childhood there – Lad, my Dad (Alfred Peabody); Dan (Daniel Beck); Ced (Cedric Duryee); Biss (Elizabeth Westlin); Dick (Richard Peabody) and Dave (David Peabody).
Last weekend I posted the earliest pictures taken of the children. This weekend, I will post some more pictures of them through the years in Trumbull.
It appears that Patsy, their dog, has found something that interests all of the children.
Guion children on side porch about 1928
Dan, Dave, Lad, Dick, Ced, Biss
This picture is out of order but it was taken at our Family Reunion in 1992. They posed in the approximate position of the 1928 photo above. This was the last time all six children were together.
Standing – Lad, Seated – Dan, Dave, Dick, Ced and Biss.
This picture was probably taken in the spring of 1929.
Back row: Grandpa and Lad; Middle row: Dick, Ced, Aunt Dorothy
Front row: Don Stanley (cousin), Dave, Biss, Gwen Stanley (cousin)
Tomorrow I will post more about the Trumbull House.
Nice post, and a heartwarming past.
T.W. – Thank you for your comment. This Blog is truly a labor of love, with much more to come.
Reblogged this on Janet's Thread 2 and commented:
Fascinating family story. It has similarities to my own.