Lizzie Smoot’s journals tell of life at 909 E. 16th St. in Plano, Texas from January 1, 1898 to January 15, 1914, a few days before her death. Many names and events are mentioned throughout. Her grandniece and ward, Mattie Blanche Hulse courted and married William Scherff Muegge. Their relationship is included in this journal. This journal is a record of a life lived to the fullest among people she loved. The journal was transcribed by Mary Matty Muegge, the granddaughter of Mattie Blanche Hulse and the great grandniece of Nancy Elizabeth Bozarth (Lizzie Smoot). The original photographs of family members were loaned to the Plano Public Library System by Mary Matty Muegge. The digital copies are available online.
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