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The Spiker Family Gazette

     Oxford, WVVolume 15       Issue 11November 2021       
In This Issue

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     Bobbi Spiker-Conley
     Editor - The Spiker Family Gazette


ICYMI -- Recently Published Issues

     November 2020A shoebox stuffed with letters and cards addressed to our grandparents, Jake Spiker and Gay Zinn is opened and the contents revealed. Follow along as we open their "Courting Letters" from 1905 through 1907.

     December 2020 - Gay sends first Christmas Greeting Card to her sweetheart, Jake Spiker.

     January 2021 - Gay and Jake begin writing almost daily letters to one another. Gay "quits" her other beaus.

     February 2021 - The valentines Jake and Gay sent to one another were not what we expected. See pics.

     March 2021 - Untangling the numerous hidden messages in the courting letters. 

     April 2021 - The Secrets of Courthouse Cave in Harrisville, WV

     May 2021 - Local Courtships and Marriages, and Rumors and Gossip.

     June 2021 - Gay Zinn marries Jake Spiker

     July 2021 - Sweet declarations of love close almost every letter.

     August 2021 - Gay Zinn's Adventures with the Horses

     September 2021 - Sickness, Injuries and Deaths

     October 2021 - School and Churches