James Emerson Carender

United States

#1 Dec 19, 2010
Just found a Lewisville Wire PAge, started thinking about Lewisville,Ind, BAck in and around the Middle 40/s.
Gossage Store , The watsons, Sniders Dwight and Dale, and Of Course the Pierces, Us Boys had a Great time Swiming in the river,The area in and around Lewisville, Henry County is very Close to Me, I was Born about 2 1/2 Miles West of Lewisville and and around 1/2 mile South of US 40 .in 1930. after the Deperssion settled in ,the Family moved to different Farms, along the Rush County Line.then in 1938 to Henry County, Dad Started working for the WPA. two Oldest Brothers were in the CCC, then in the National Guard.then in WW2 along with Two other Brothers,, Dad Helped Lay out the Bakers Park, Mr Baker The Mayor, Gave Dad a Job , working for the City of New Castle in 1939. We lived in New Castle till late 1943, Mom Thought the Germans were going to Bomb Us, We moved out to a My Sisters Farm, Dad worked for The Brotherin Law, Couldn't get along. We moved to Tommy Nugents Farm West of Lewisville. I went to the Lewisville School, Mrs Bostick was the teacher I remember, and Of Course Mre Kerr,( Not Sure about Her NAme)Mr Bostick was the GYM teacher,, I couldn't get on the Gym Floor , didn't have Tennis Shoes,, Met Some fine Students, Gossages Velma Glenna and Glenn, I had a BAD crush on Velma..
But Not on the right Side of the Tracks.( Not Complaining Just the way it was) They the Gossages were Very Grand People.. Mr Gossage would Play the Piano some times in the Front Room ,While Glenn ,Glenna, Velma and I were playing Cards,, From Tommy Nugents Farm to just west of Lewisville across the River then Over to John Kelly Jone's Farm , Over Next to Mr Max Huff, Good Person, Well Remembered.Some times He woould ride His Motor Bike over I would Hang on with My Bycycle, we would go to the River to Swim, other Boys would gather there Also, Fun Time Was great to Be Young and innocent,,FIn Aug. 1947 I went in to the Air Force till 1951, and one year with the National Guard,worked several Jobs in the Metal Trades, In Ind, and AZ. retired from the ASARCO Copper CO, as a Tin Smith...Live in San Manuel, Have Been Here Since 1960,
Left Ind it was 5 below..).. got to Tucson was 72 Degreese. Haven't seen any reason leave..Still Have Family in Ind,,

God's Best to One and All..
James Emerson Carender.....

Berwyn, IL

#2 Dec 21, 2010
hey uncle EM....i'm your nephew's wife...from New Castle,,your sister's daughter in law....

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