Alice Virginia Crosby
Born 7 JUL 1876 Columbus PA
Died AFT. 1940 S17709
Buried 15 JAN 1948

Stephen Lee Crosby
18 APR 18506 JUL 1927
Sarah Josephine Ladd S13037
13 JAN 1855AFT. 1935

Amil Oscar Sandburg
5 MAY 187520 DEC 1944
Married 1901

Children with Amil Oscar Sandburg
Mildred Josephine Sandburg
2 DEC 1902JUL 1980

Her pie plate and her good china are in the possession of Katharine Browne Chamberlin.

She was the inventor of Momma's Chocolate Christmas Cookies - chocolate walnut cookies, topped with a holly leaf made of green icing and red hots.

1/2 cup crisco
1 cup brown sugar
1 well-beaten egg
1/2 cup milk
1/2 t soda
1/4 t salt
3 squares chocolate
1 cup chopped nuts
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp vanilla

Makes about 20 cookies

Cream shortening and brown sugar. Add egg and beat well. Sift flour, salt, and soda and add alternating with milk. Add nuts, chocolate, and vanilla. Bake in moderate oven about 10 minutes.

Make holly leaves with confectioner's sugar frosting. Use toothpicks to draw out the points on the leaves. Use cinnamon red hots as holly berries.

S17709 1940 census
S13037 Ladd family bible, in the possession of Sally Bush Bell