Married Abram Tandy Brewster on January 1st, 1890, at or near Carmel, NY, at minister's house with just Abram's parents and Clara's mother and (relative?) May, present.
First child, Ralph, born Tuesday, Feb. 10th, 1891 at 2:20 AM.
Second child, Ruth, born Friday, July 14th, 1893 at 7:30 AM, weight about 7 1/2 pounds.
Entries in Abram's journal:
"Friday, July 14th 1893 Little girl baby born to us at 7:30 A.M. weight about 7 1/2 pounds. Mother and Florence came last Wednesday on 8:30 P.M. train.
Saturday, July 15th 1893 Clara taken worse about 9 oclock P.M.
Thursday, July 20th 1893 The end has come. Clara died at 6 oclock this morning. Such a short and happy union ours has been. Baby very low & not expected to live the day out. Mollie & I take Ralph & Go to Thomaston for a casket.
Friday, July 21st 1893 Go to Terryville for certificate and permit. Name baby Ruth.
Saturday, July 22nd 1893 Laid my darling wife away this afternoon. Life does not present a very rosy light to me now. Baby somewhat better to-day.
Wednesday, July 26th 1893 Mollie goes home in A.M. and takes little Ruth with her. I go to Waterbury with them & back on 9:20."
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