The Boyd Family & The Importance of Church to the Mortensons

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The Boyd Family & The Importance of Church to the Mortensons


Church was always an important part of life in the Mortenson family. Margaret's grandparents and parents were Methodists. The family was active in the Central Street Church. The Boyd family were educated people and made good money. William Boyd invited A.D. to work for his company. That was when A.D. began to save some money and bought a nicer home.


Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)


January 1, 1903


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Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata


Margaret Landon



Sound File Location

Box 75: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 1-20

Clip Location

Hour 14, clip 05


Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical



Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) , “The Boyd Family & The Importance of Church to the Mortensons,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed August 10, 2020,