Half Broke Horses

Events

Lily Casey is born in Salt Draw, Texas

1901

Flash flood

1911

This is where the beginning of the novel starts.

Moving

1912

The Casey family moves to KC Ranch, Hondo Valley, NM.

Teaching

1916 - 1919

Lily teaches in Red Lake, Leupp, Happy Jack, Greasewood, and Wide Ruin in Arizona.

The test

1916

Lily passes the test to become a teacher.

Lily returns

1919

Lily return to the KC Ranch for one month, but then goes to Chicago, IL.

Lily marries Jim Smith

1930

They move to Ash Fork, AZ.

Rosemary born

1932

Rosemary is Jim and Lily's first born daughter.

Little Jim born

1934

This is there second born child.

Takes flying lesson

1939

Lily begins to teach in Main Street, AZ.

Lily's mother dies

1942

Lily's father dies

1942

KC Ranch was left to Buster and Salt Draw left to Lily.

Rosemary marries Rex Walls

1956

Jeanette Walls is born

1960