Museum the New Llano Colony

Marguerite (Margaret) Killian

Birth: Born around 1920 in Texas.  

Family Information: Daughter of Edna and William F. Killian.

Sister of "Dub" and Cletus Killian.  


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony: In March 1929 the Jernberg family moved out to the old Phillips place (at the Anacoco sawmill) and the Killian family took the house they'd been living in.  

Job in Colony: In June of 1932 she helped Mrs. Killian and her "busy beavers" make peanut butter. The helpers were Doris Layer, Myrtle Maki, Irene Maki and Vivian Busick.  

Other Info: Was one of 16 girls who wound the broad ribbons round the Maypole at Llano's birthday party in 1932 (other dancers included Nellie (Kemp) Bradshaw, Laura (Synoground) Swenson, Ruth Shoemaker, Sylvia and Ruth Tuber, Verda Bradshaw, Hortense Self, Esta Caves, Helen Emry, Vivian Busick, Irene Hewitt, Myrtle and Irene Maki, Iris Busick, Winnie (Ogden) Dougherty, Flora Young and Rhea Mae Baldwin.)  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: US Census: 1930; Llano Colonist: March 2, 1929, May 14, 1932, June 16, 1932  


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