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Annie Hullinger

Birth: She was born around 1876 in Pennsylvania.  

Family Information: Married to George Hullinger.

Mother of Melvina Hullinger.  


Pre-Colony History: She came to the colony with her family around 1930 from Pennsylvania.  

Home in Colony: She was living in the Newllano Colony in 1935.  

Job in Colony: In June 1931 was working at the laundry along with a crew that included her daughter, Melvina Hullinger and Etha Allred.

At the laundry in 1934, Mrs. Hewitt was marking and sorting clothes to be washed while Tefteller was running the washing machine; Mrs. Ribbing and Mrs. Hullinger were ironing shirts and underwear and Arlene Watson was keeping the tub full of sprinkled clothes.

Later that year Mrs. Ribbing and Vivian Crossland were doing the ironing while John Dougherty and Thelma Perkins hung clothing out to dry. Arlene Watson was still sprinkling the clothes while Mrs. Hullinger and Mrs. Watson were busy helping all the others.

In October 1936 Mrs. Watson was the foreman of the laundry crew along with Cy Horney, chief launderer; Charley Murray, his helper; Mattie Turner, Sarah Murray and Esther Brown, ironers; and Mrs. Hullinger, mangler. Cy also pressed the men's pants.

Other Info: In 1936, she was quite ill and not able to get about. She was being nursed by her husband.  

Post-Colony History: In 1940 she and George were living in a home in the unincorporated New Llano, Louisiana (site of the old colony).  


Sources: "Llano Colonist": June 20, 1931, September 12, 1931, August 4, 1934, September 1, 1934, February 29, 1936, October 21, 1936; US Census: 1940  


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