File #5130: "Deborah Bowerman 47.pdf"


after Skeiting [sic] stoped [sic] all night with us, thought
he took his cold then, that terminated in his death
First day morning the 28th after breakfast he read
the 1st 23rd, & 27th Psalms also the 2n cht of John
little did we think it was the last time he would
read to us, they went home in the evening.*
1881 4m 28th Mary & Amy Leer went to Mariposa
to see Mary Bowerman, she died the 2n of 5th month
buried the 4th Levi went up to attend the funarel [sic]
c ame back the 9th. on the Cars. _
5m 7th Lydia’s birth day [sic], no going to the woods
to gather flowers, with the Children, one dear
child gone to its long home, which leaves
us only o n e . ____
*The next day my birth day the 29th they brought
[pg 85]
him out again in the evening carring [sic] him
in & out of the sleigh, not being able to walk
w ith the pain in his legs, it proved to be the
last time he was ever there.____
1881 5m 21st Vincent Birth day [sic] 90 years old, Andrew
& Sarah Whycott here, & Hannah Maria [Harrard?],
Henry Mullett also came in & stoped [sic] two days
w ith u s . ____
6mo 5th Our quarterly meeting, 7th Carrie went
home with Uncle Arthur for a visit,
12th Went for a ride over to [M Donalds Isaland?]
Levi Lydia Rachel & m yself. ____
6m ol0 Rachel’s Birth-day [sic] 13 years old a fine day
w ent for a ride in the afternoon with her Mother
A unt Lydia, & took tea with Eliza Varney.
[pg 86]

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