The Measure of a Life

Ruth Martin Hostetter began keeping a diary on her fifteenth birthday and continued the practice until just days before her death at the age of 95 Her diaries are a record of the life of a Mennonite farm wife in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, from 1920 2000 She records work and weather, planting and harvesting, buying and selling, births and deaths, church activities, tRuth Martin Hostetter began keeping a diary on her fifteenth birthday and continued the practice until just days before her death at the age of 95 Her diaries are a record of the life of a Mennonite farm wife in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, from 1920 2000 She records work and weather, planting and harvesting, buying and selling, births and deaths, church activities, the milestones of her twelve children, and noteworthy events in the local, national and world community With even strokes, she paints a picture of a time and place.
The Measure of a Life Ruth Martin Hostetter began keeping a diary on her fifteenth birthday and continued the practice until just days before her death at the age of Her diaries are a record of the life of a Mennonite f

  • Title: The Measure of a Life
  • Author: Ruth Martin Hostetter
  • ISBN: 9781436366465
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Paperback
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