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I am the Great Granddaughter of Ruby Side Thompson. I inherited her forty-three diaries that span from 1909–1969. They were passed down to my grandmother, Ruth Ferris Thompson who was married to Ruby's son, John Thompson. At one time the Diaries were given to my mother, Adele Thompson Aldridge who keeps a journal herself and tells me she is now on #100. Ruby's Diaries had several ownership transfers and were eventually passed down to me. I intend to pass them down another generation to my daughters.

My grandmother Ruth Ferris Thompson and I were very close. She left me Ruby’s journals as she thought I would be the most inclined to preserve and share them with anyone that was interested. Recently I started re-reading the World War ll journal
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Victoria Washuk Thanks Jill! So happy to connect with you.


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Jill I think it's marvellous that you have published your great-grandmother's diaries, Victoria. I shall be reading them. And thank you for your friendship here.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Victoria Washuk Cassie wrote: "I just purchased the first two volumes of the diary... I'm so excited to read them! How many volumes will there be altogether??"

I hope you enjoy them!! Many thanks there will be 4 altogether, the next one coming out early in 2012 if you want to read previews of volume 4 check out my blog!


Cassie Buckel I just purchased the first two volumes of the diary... I'm so excited to read them! How many volumes will there be altogether??


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