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Thoughts of Emma: Frederick A. Smith on My Grandmother

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Details Written by Mike KennedyPublished: 17 May 2012

Frederick Alexander Smith,Emma’s Grandson, said of Emma — that she wore a small-sprigged lavender-calico dress with a clean unhemmed flour sack pinned around her. She was an exceptional and substantial cook. He remembered her cooking pastries, pies, cookies, doughnuts and chicken and that she cooked over an open fire in the fireplace with a crane that held the covered kettle in which she would roast her meat.