Aikman’s Starting a Marion Life in the 1840’s

The following article was taken from a 1978 article written by Homer Butler and published in the Marion Daily Republican as follows. Additional notes were added for clarification.

Mrs. Ed Queen recently brought by some notebooks and documents handed down in her family and gave me an opportunity to learn at first hand something about the way of life the people who lived in the Marion area 125 years ago and more. Continue reading