Annie Duffy

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    Introduction
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    Answering questions. Original house is gone. Family of farmers. Dances, little memory of them or Ireland
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    Teachers in her family (5 in her family), Tignish, St Paul, nuns, nurses, farmers, family members, family deaths, grandparents, relationships, courtships, marriages. Ordinary family, family health, not good luck just nature
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    Religion, original house building, renovations during college. No miracles. No animosity between groups, peaceful citizens. Drinking during elections, special occasions. Dances, barn dances. Peaceful family, cards, chatting, church.
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    No homes burning down. Traditions and customs, hens eggs, Easter, stockings on fireplace, Christmas, no Christmas tree, school and college, morning breakfast after wedding, party after honeymoon, small baptisms. Marriage during the depression.
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    Brother killed on a train, brother died of cancer, difficulties, uneventful. No lotteries, hard work, lucky to have no tragedies. Story of a New Brunswick family’s tragedy and house fire.
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    No superstitions, family fear of bears, no ghosts