Books [The Armisteads]
As the years passed children were born into the home until Daisy was the mother of six children. There were four girls, Lucile, Marguerite, Ruth and Nell, two boys Sidney and Robert, the later died when about three years of age.
Daisy and John lived in this home where they were happy and contented. John having a large plantation on the [Tumbigbee?] River as well as the farm around the house. He not only had his own crop but had tenants on the plantation who were share cropers that he advanced to each year.
He and his boys worked on the farm, he teaching them and going with them all the time, also he kept two wage hands the entire year. He owned fine mules and wagon which was used on the farm daily, hauling all the crop, wood for home consumption and anything that was needed on the farm.
John owned two cotton gins, one on the river plantation and the other out in the hills near his house, he ginned the cotton for the whole community, at the gins he bought cotton and quantities of cotton seed and by being careful and keeping up with the