Editor’s note: This is the eleventh of a series about growing up in Marysville during the late 1930s and the 1940s written by Bill Boyd. Each article is a snapshot of the people, businesses and activities during that era as seen through the eyes of a young boy.
Boyd was born in Marysville in 1932, graduated from Marysville High School in 1950, and lived the greater part of his life here.
Polly wants a cracker
In 1938, my dad had a friend named Floyd. They were both fisherman and often went fishing together. Floyd’s wife had a sister named Ida. She must have been in her late fifties or early sixties, and she lived alone.
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