In January 1877 her parents went to Charlottetown and Minnie May stayed home with Diana and Mary Joe. Unfortunately, she got croup and Diana was afraid that she could die. Diana ran to Green Gables for help and Matthew went for doctor.
Minnie May attended Avonlea school in September 1880, when she was six years old. Unknown teacher taught there during her first year. Then Anne Shirley, best friend of her sister Diana, became teacher. Minnie May loved her new teacher along with other classmates.
Minnie is the female given name, variant of Mary and Wilhelmina. It was popular in the 1870s. May is the female given name, variant of Mary, and means the fifth month.
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