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, full of kindness and respectful bearing, while the last simple rites were there performed. It was a sad house for my mother and the little boys after our return for many days, but my mother did not give way to grief so much as not to be able to perform the new tasks that devolved upon her, the care of the family, and the carrying on of the farm. For the first year after father's death my mother employed a good strong Englishman to perform the farm labor and do anything necessary for our support under her supervision. My grandfather did not remain with us long, but soon went to live with his eldest son, Stillman. Two years after, my mother married a prosperous farmer, Colonel John Gilmore, living some six miles away in the southern part of Leeds. He was a widower and had a considerable family of his own. I was nearly eleven years of age when we moved to the new home. There were three boys. For all of us this marriage with the removal from the old place began a new era.