Tag Archives: Family Farm in Screven

The Whoopin’ From Dad and What I Leaned

Along with my other “entrepreneurial” pursuits my sister, Maxine, and I started another money making enterprise.  Among other crops, we grew peanuts on our farm which led to Maxine and I entering a joint venture where we would pull up … Continue reading

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The Early Years: The New Family Farm Continued

Our family farm was well suited for growing a number of different crops that farmers normally grew in this particular area.  We grew corn, tomatoes, tobacco, cotton, and soybeans.  Both my father and mother worked in the fields preparing the … Continue reading

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The Early Years: The New Family Farm

  In approximately 1936 my parents completed the purchase of their first farm, located across a creek from where we lived on the rented Tyre farm.  By traveling the roads, it was about three quarters of a mile from my … Continue reading

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