Cranks My Tractor

Published: Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 09:26 AM.

This is a story about a lady named Margaret and her relationship with a fellow who did her wrong.  You shouldn’t do people wrong – especially when they are smart enough to make you look foolish.  This is even more the case when it’s a woman with a “mad on” at you for doing her wrong.

This lady’s name was Margaret and she was born on Valentine’s Day back in 1838.  I bet you haven’t heard of her, but you really ought to know about Margaret Knight and her experience with men or at least one man in particular.

Margaret’s daddy died when she was very young leaving her with no choice other than to join her brothers working in the factory after very little schooling.  Born in Maine, Margaret went to school until she was 12. 

Then she went to work in a cotton mill…

You would have to imagine that working in a cotton mill wouldn’t be fun, especially for a 12 year-old girl. 

Margaret kept working and never got married.  Maybe you could say, “She was married to her work.”

Not that she needed to get married; I guess some folks are just as happy not getting married.

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