The diaries of Artie Lee Foster are being contributed by her niece Debbi Cooper.

In these journal entries you will find deaths, marriages and day to day details of living in Casey County that you may not find anywhere else. The entries date back to 1932. Artie Lee, married Finley Foster of Casey County and died in
1990 at the age of 86....... So take a trip back in time and visit a slower gentler way of life... Enjoy!!

Monday 25,July 1932:

Well Mr. Dan Grooms and a Lay boy was here a while  this morning me and Fin went over to Loges a while this eve  So guess this  is all

Tuesday 26,July 1932:

 Well we had our first mess of Rosnears to day.   Me and Fin went over to Loges this eve.  Fin helped Loge on his well   So guess this will be all for this time  So Good  night


Wednesday 27,1932:

Well I went to town this morning  Miss Hellen  Edwards came home with me she is here to night.  Hellen Helms   stade all night with us last night  Gladis and Orbra stade all day with us  today Orbra split wood  so good night    


Thursday 28,July 1932:

 Well I taken Miss Hellen back home this eve  so  Fin and me are fixing to go over to Bill's and  Pearls tonight        So by  by   

Friday 29,July 1932:

 Well we spent the night with Bill and Pearl last night  and I got me two fine Roosters from Pearl and Aunt Ran   So  by   


Saturday 30,July 1932:

Well Mrs Luttrell left Mr.Marion to day  Fin  and me went up to town a few minutes came back by Sam Fairs  So guess this  is all  


Sunday 31,July 1932:

 Well Fin and me stayed all night with Ott Fairs last  night came home and went over to Arons and spent the day  Mom and *Dad was there too  We all went down on the Fork  Gladis is here to  night  so by  


*NOTE: This was not her Dad    It would have been her  Step-Dad Hendrickson....if you know his first name I would like to  know....... Debbie Cooper