File #5132: "Deborah Bowerman 49.pdf"


M aggie Stewart.__
[pg 88]
12mo25 A beautifull [sic] bright day the family
all gone to meeting except Lydia & myself
John Ward spent the evening with us.
_24 On the market with geese sold for
6 0ct Ducks 60ct a pair, a very full market
1882 1st m 24th Our wedding day 32 years ago
Judith Bowerman & Abigale Ellsworth was
married the same day, this is a beautifull [sic]
winters day quick-silver 20 degrees below
z ero, Levi killing two pigs, Lydia getting a
dress cut at the neigbors [sic], Amy Leer here.
Richard Suthard buried the day before yesterday.
2mo 28th James Morden his brother & his wife
here for a visit, just before going to Manitoba
5m 7th Lydia’s Birth day [sic] 44 years old, her &
Rachel went back in the woods to gather flowers
[pg 89]
_Thomas still missing, only the second time, poor
Child taken from all the toils & troubles of this world
but how we miss him,_ this has been a fine day
a lso first day & meeting day. father & myself not going
f eeble & old father 91 the 21st of this month, myself
7 7 & six months, Nancy Anderson took tea with us,
our folks drove out to Leven’s . ____
5m 21st Grandfather Birth day [sic] 91 years old some of
Children spent the day with im all but Lydia
& Stephen, Thomas Stinson & Lydia was here also
& A mos Bowermans widdow [sic] from Whitchurch,
A very fine day, father & myself went to meeting also
L evi & Lydia Haight. Patience Garratt died
the same evening about ten oclock . ____
Vincent planted a Maple-tree West of the house.

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