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May Arkwright Hutton

May Arkwright Hutton had a primitive flamboyance, rough and crude, filled with a joy for life. She had a willingness to listen, weigh and analyze the thinking of others and the courage to stand on her own. She had a viable interest in the news of the day and an urge shape and reform the world she lived in. May would develop a passion for and champion two great causes the rights of the working man and women’s suffrage.
May had a rough start in life. She never knew her mother and was abandoned by her father when she was ten. May was left with her blind grandfather and became his caretaker, catering to the interests of an old man instead of playing like a little girl.2
At age 22 she met and married Gilbert Munn. Gilbert was a simple hardworking man, employed by one of the mines as a stable boss and mule driver. She and Burt moved to Kyle Corners. While living in Kyle Corners Burt left May and later drowned.2
May decided to head west to seek better times. Armed with a f...

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