The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By CHARLES HADDON SHANK
Whitehall Ledger 

Creating Fiction from History

 

October 20, 2021

For many years, Frank and Harriet Jester had tried, God knows they had! In the late Spring of 1923, their patience was finally rewarded when little Charlotte Mae came into this world with hardly a peep. In fact, both Mother and Father would say that little Maisie was the best baby they'd ever had (ironic since she was their only child.)

Frank and Harriet were from opposite ends of the country. Harriet a New Jersey lady, while Frank was born into one of the original gold rush families, out of California. They met by happenstance in 1879, in Leadville, when Frank was working the Printer Boy m...



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