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Maurice Nesnow

Birth: He was born April 7, 1928 while living in the colony.  

Family Information: Son of Ruby (Synoground) and Harry Nesnow.

Brother of Joe and David Nesnow.  


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony: The Nesnow family lived along what is today known as Third St. in New Llano on the end near the city park. Their home was said to have been "nicely completed and looking very cosy, inside and out."  

Job in Colony: Attended pre-school at the Kid Kolony. 

Other Info: In 1928, two Ruby's had their first babies. Ruby (Synoground) Nesnow -- Maurice, and Ruby (Oberleitner) Fread -- Emory. It was reported that "each mama named Ruby th[ought] her baby [wa]s the sweetest, cutest baby ever."

In 1930 he was living in New York with his parents, though the family had returned at some point before 1932.  

Post-Colony History: In 1934 Noel Lentz reported in the "Junior Co-operator" that Joe and Maurice had gone to live at Premont, Texas.

In 1940 he was living with his parents and brothers in New York.  


Sources: Photo Archives; "Llano Colonist": April 7, 1928, August 1, 1931, April 30, 1932, May 27, 1933 (Story of Llano), January 6, 1934; US Census: 1930, 1940  


Kindergarten Picnic, East of Pickett Home -- (L to R) Back: Ruby Nesnow, Bertie Mitchel, G.T. Pickett, Walt Fread, a visitor, Theo Cuno, Alice Pickett, Myrtle Kemp; Middle: Martha Lentz, Roy Peecher, Blair Pickett, Violet Quipp, Ruth Loutrel, Joan Wooley, Maurice Nesnow, Martha Mahler, Betty Perkins, Warren Fread; Sitting in Front: Carl Peecher, Carolyn Bradshaw, Joy Quipp, Jack De Fausell, Joe Nesnow, Esther Mahler, George Ogden.

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