Audrey Mae SpencerSpencer Historical CemeteryHenry Straight / William Spencer Family Cemetery
Vaughn Historical CemeterySpencers of East Greenwich, RI
15 August 2004

Heather: When you were on the farm and Grandma cooked three meals a day for the help, where did they eat?

Audrey: I carried out the food to the help. They would sit on a rock, I guess. It must have been a big pan with a handle that I carried out. There were only two or three men at the most. I was under ten years old. I must have made two or three trips if there was more than one.

These people with no folks, they knew our house had a nice mark on it. The mark was on the edge of the barn, I think. Coming the road, the mark was very showy (visible). My mother always made good meals and they all knew it. They had good meals while on the farm and grandma would pack them sandwiches to take them along. Grandpa would give them money when they stayed for a long while. They would get some money from Grandpa. He would pay them when they left.

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