Manuscripts/Mixed Material [The Armisteads]
John [P?] Armistead
Grove Hill, Alabama
Daisy Purnell Webb was born February 11th, 1880, at [East?] Bend, Clarke County, Alabama. She was the daughter of Sydney Vaughan and Josephine E. Webb, was one of nine childdren, she had four sisters, Mary, Jessie, Anna, and Telula, four brothers, Sydney, Thomas, Lucius and Henry.
When she was of school age and until a young lady attended school at West Bend about two and half miles from her home accompanied by her brothers and sisters, sometimes there would be only three months public school, then again a full nine months school.
Always a different teacher each school, and of course it was bad for the children to have to change teachers so often.it kept them from advancing as they properly should.
She was the daughter of a country doctor,who had a hard life going all over the rural parts of the county to practice his profession, with at that time no good roads, any time day or night as his services was needed.
Her father owned a pretty level farm about 40 acres, which always was cultivated, he had a wage hand to work his garden and to cultivate the patches around the home but the most of this farm was rented to a tenant on shares.
The home was an old time frame house with long front porch, four rooms, a hall down the center and an extra addition with dining room, pantry and kitchen with front porch.
The house was plain but comfortable and nicely furnished with