Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A Little Mackey

A year and a half after the loss of their daughter, Dr. Dwight and Ruth Mackey welcomed a son into the world: David Marvin Mackey was born September 5, 1921, at Mercy Hospital in Gary.

The next evening, Dr. Dwight celebrated with his buddies at the American Legion:

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Hobart Gazette 9 Sept. 1921.

Ruth and the baby came home from the hospital about two weeks later.

Additional Sources:
♦ "Births." Hobart Gazette 9 Sept. 1921.
♦ "Births." Hobart News 8 Sept. 1921.
♦ "Local and Personal." Hobart News 22 Sept. 1921.

1 comment:

Lloyd Puchek said...

It could be possible that David Marvin Mackey is still alive. He would be age 93.