Annie Rutherford Diary & Transcription, 1894

Title

Annie Rutherford Diary & Transcription, 1894

Creator

Annie Rutherford

Source

Courtesy of David & Jock Rutherford

Coverage

19th Century, Grey County, Sydenham Township, Ontario

Date Created

1894

Is Part Of

Annie Rutherford Diary Collection

Medium

Scanned Manuscript & Typed Transcription

Transcription

Mrs. M. Rutherford

Leith

Ont.

{Printed} - THE CANADIAN POCKET DIARY FOR 1894. TORONTO PUBLISHED BY The BROWN BROS., Limited.

{Printed} CALENDAR.

{Printed} Dominion of Canada.

{Printed} Rates of Postage.

{Printed} Value of Foreign Coins.

{Printed} Practical Information.

{Printed} INTEREST TABLES.

{Printed} TABLE OF WAGES BY THE WEEK.

{Printed} Moon's Phases - January, 1894. February, 1894.

{Printed} Moon's Phases - March, 1894. April, 1894.

{Printed} Moon's Phases - May, 1894. June, 1894.

{Printed} Moon's Phases - July, 1894. August, 1894.

{Printed} Moon's Phases - September, 1894. October, 1894.

{Printed} Moon's Phases - November, 1894. December, 1894.

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JANUARY MONDAY 1 1894 Mac went to Annan to vote for Prohibition Thomas & I went to Mr Scotts Fine day

TUESDAY 2 Mac at Mr Gibsons Willie Bone & Jeannie here in the evening Beautiful day

WEDNESDAY 3 Ma & Tom came down. Lilian Wells & Dorothy Fraser called Beautiful day

JANUARY THURSDAY 4 1894

Louisa Thomson here for tea Snow nearly all gone Dull warm day

FRIDAY 5

The W. F. M. Annual Meeting in the church Mrs McLennan gave us a very interesting address Mac went to see Mr Elliott Snowing

SATURDAY 6

Mac & Jessie went to see Mr Elliott Rutherford & Jessie McGregor came down John Pringle died Snowing

JANUARY SUNDAY 7 1894

Mac went to see Mr Elliott Jessie & I went to church Mrs Thomson here Stormy

MONDAY 8

Mac went to the mill Jessie went to see Mrs Cameron, who is very ill Stormy

TUESDAY 9

Mac in O S. The two Mrs McKeen's at Mrs. B's for tea Beautiful day

JANUARY WEDNESDAY 10 1894

Went to Leith called at Mr Vectche's{?} & Cameron Mac bought 4 cattle from Johnsons for $125 Beautiful day

THURSDAY 11

Annual meeting in the Church. Mrs. Burr & Mary at Mrs. B's for tea Very Stormy

FRIDAY 123

Mac Thomas & I were at Mr W. Boss's Clear & cold

JANUARY SATURDAY 13 1894

Mac in O. S. Had a letter from Ellie

Lovely day

SUNDAY 14

Mac & Jessie went to church. Mr B. Juylian called in the evening

Beautiful day

MONDAY 15

Mac went to see Mr Elliott. Mr Johnson came with the cattle

Raining

January TUESDAY 16 1894

Teameeting in the church. mac went Mrs Thomson at Mrs B's for tea Beautiful day

WEDNESDAY 17

Mae at the children's Social. Had a letter from Belle. Lovely day.

THURSDAY 18

Wrote to Belle. Raining.

JANUARY FRIDAY 19 1894

Mac & I at Mr Thomsons, Hugh Elliott here. Weaned dear Thomas. Beautiful day.

SATURDAY 20

Mac & Andrew Waddell in O.S. with the democrat. Very windy.

SUNDAY 21

Jessie & Mac at church. Fine day.

JANUARY MONDAY 22 1894

Fine day.

TUESDAY

Jessie at at Mr Harkness. Wrote to Minnie & Ellie. Cold.

WEDNESDAY 24

Mrs {Uncertain name: Buzza?} died. Stormy. {Buzza?}

JANUARY THURSDAY 25 1894

Special meeting of the congregation. Wrote to Tom's Minnie. Very cold.

FRIDAY 26

Mr. Carrie here for dinner. Jessie & Mac went to see Mr Elliott. Clear & cold.

SATURDAY 27

Jessie & Mac in town. Dan McDonald came. Stormy.

January SUNDAY 28 1894

Jessie & Mac went to church {Uncertain name: Mr Cuthoy?} preached. Beautiful day.

MONDAY 29

I went to see the Dr called on Mrs. Fraser. Beautiful day.

TUESDAY 30

Mr. J. Elliott here. Fine day.

JANUARY WEDNESDAY 31 1894

Mr Elliott died. Mac Thomas & I at Mr Harkness's. Beautiful day.

FEBRUARY THURSDAY 1

Mac at Mr Waddells. Stormy.

FRIDAY 2

Mac & Jessie at Mr. Elliott's funeral Lottie Gilchrist's baby died. Cold.

FEBRUARY SATURDAY 3

Mac went to town. Rutherford and Tom came down. Fine day.

SUNDAY 4

I went home with Tom. Very cold.

MONDAY 5

Lottie Gilchrist's baby buried. Ma and I went to Uncle Toms. Very cold.

FEBRUARY TUESDAY 6

Ma & I went to see Uncle. John called at Bobs & Lindy's & had tea with Jeannie. Fine day.

WEDNESDAY 7

We went to Belle called at Tom's. Beautiful day.

THURSDAY 8

Mac came up for me. Thawing.

FEBRUARY FRIDAY 9 1894

We came home from Sullivan. Very stormy.

SATURDAY 10

Mac went to see Neil Gilchrist. I had a letter from sister Minnie. Very stormy.

SUNDAY 11

Cold.

FEBRUARY MONDAY 12

Mac went to Grange meeting at Annan. Wrote to Ma. Very Stormy.

TUESDAY 13

Mac in Rutherford cutting wood. Mac in OS at Presbytry meeting. Very cold.

WEDNESDAY 14

Mac & Rutherford cutting wood. Mr & Mrs. cold.

FEBRUARY THURSDAY 15

I was up at Mr. Thomsons. Mr. & Miss Juylian called. Beautiful day.

FRIDAY 16

Mr. & Mrs. Thomson & Miss Mathison here in the evening. Fine day.

SATURDAY 17

Mac in Owen Sound. Stormy.

FEBRUARY SUNDAY 18 1894

I took sick in church & had to come home

Fine day

MONDAY 19

Mac & I at Mr Elliotts

Cold

TUESDAY 20

Tea meeting at Annan Mac went

Cold

FEBRUARY WEDNESDAY 21 1894

Mr Locke here for dinner John More for tea wrote to Minnie Cold

THURSDAY 22

A congregational meeting in the church Stormy

FRIDAY 23

Mac in O.S. Mrs Juylan & Miss Pop here in the evening Very cold

{}== FEBRUARY SATURDAY 24 1894 ==

Mac in O.S. Brother Bob's little boy born Very cold

SUNDAY 25

Rutherford & Jessie went to Sullivan Cold

MONDAY 26

Mrs Souter & Mrs Scott called. Mrs Reid & M. Buzzy here in the evening. Fine day

FEBRUARY TUESDAY 27 1894

Tom Minnie & baby came down Beautiful day

WEDNESDAY 28

Mac & I went to OS I called to see Mrs Howitt & Bessie Beautiful day

MARCH THURSDAY 1

Went to the W.F.M. meeting Beautiful day

MARCH FRIDAY 2 1894

Mac & I at Mr Scotts for tea Mac at Lizzie Taylors funeral Beautiful day

SATURDAY 3

Mrs Thomson here Beautiful day

SUNDAY 4

Very warm

MARCH MONDAY 5 1894

I wrote to Belle Maggie & Minnie Very warm

TUESDAY 6

Mac went to see Mr Veitch Jessie at Mr Thomsons Rained all day

Wednesday 7

Very cold

MARCH THURSDAY 8 1894

Mrs Thomson Mrs T.J. Harkness & Mary Burr here. I was at the Thomsons for tea. Beautiful day

FRIDAY 9

Mrs P. Cameron died Mac at Mrs Sibbold funeral Assessor here Beautiful day

SATURDAY 10

Mac & Jessie at Mrs Cameron's funeral Beautiful day

MARCH SUNDAY 11 1894

Union C.E meeting in the evening Very windy

Got Thomas his first pair of boots

MONDAY 12

Mac & Jessie in O.S. {Owen Sound} with the buggy roads as dry as summer A. Waddell ploughing Fine day

TUESDAY 13

Mac went to Mr Henry's Snowing

MARCH WEDNESDAY 14 1894

Mac bought a steer from Mr White for $26.50 Fine day

THURSDAY 15

Mac & Rutherford in O.S. {Owen Sound} Cold

FRIDAY 16

Preaching in the church Mac sold Gertie to Mr {Wyle?} for $22 cold

MARCH SATURDAY 17 1894

Mac went to O.S. {Owen Sound} with Gertie Very dull

SUNDAY 18

Very warm

MONDAY 19

J called at Mrs McLeods Mary Burrs Mrs Days & Mrs Reids beautiful day

MARCH TUESDAY 20 1894

John Gibson & Mac collecting for manse J Gibson here for tea Beautiful day

WEDNESDAY 21

Mac went to Sullivan for oats Rained

THURSDAY 22

Mac & O Cameron came home from Sullivan Cold

MARCH FRIDAY 23 1894

Rutherford started to plough Cold

SATURDAY 24

Rained nearly all day

SUNDAY 25

Mac & I went to the C.E. meeting in the evening Cold

MARCH MONDAY 26 1894

Mac & Rutherford drawing home wood very little snow Cold

TUESDAY 27

Mac & Rutherford drawing home wood Fine day

WEDNESDAY 28

Beautiful day

MARCH THURSDAY 29 1894

Jessie at Mr Elliotts & Mr Burr's Cold

FRIDAY 30

Mac at Mr Cunningham & Moores Beautiful day

SATURDAY 31

Mac & O.S. {Owen Sound} I was at Mr Thomson's for tea Fine day

APRIL SUNDAY 1 1894

Rutherford went home Cold

MONDAY 2

I called at Camerons Cold

TUESDAY 3

Mac & Rutherford in O.S. {Owen Sound} bought a steer for $27.00 Cold

APRIL WEDNESDAY 4 1894

Mr Cathree here for dinner Cold

THURSDAY 5

I was at the W.Y.M. meeting. Rutherford ploughing Cold

FRIDAY 6

Mrs Harkness & Mrs Waddell at Mrs B's for tea Fine day

APRIL SATURDAY 7 1894

Mac & I in O.S. {Owen Sound} saw sister Maggie got a front tooth filled Very cold

SUNDAY 8

I was sick with the cold & couldn't go to church Cold

MONDAY 9

Cold

APRIL TUESDAY 10 1894

Snowing

WEDNESDAY 11

Mac & I went to see Mrs Cameron Cold

THURSDAY 12

Mac at Bob {Linns?} sale Beautiful day

APRIL FRIDAY 13 1894

Rutherford at Mrs Taylor's ploughing bee Beautiful day

SATURDAY 14

Mac & Andrew Waddell went to town. Mac brought home Bob {Linn's?} cow Fine day

SUNDAY 15

We heard of Mr P. Juylan's death Beautiful day

APRIL MONDAY 16 1894

Sowed the peas

TUESDAY 17

Mr B. Glenn called in the evening. Capt. McLeod & Mr Black here for dinner Beautiful day

WEDNESDAY 18

Mac went to O.S. {Owen Sound} for clover seed Beautiful day

APRIL THURSDAY 19 1894

The men sowed oats Very warm

FRIDAY 20

Miss Mathison here for tea Sister Maggie left for BC Raining

SATURDAY 21

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound} Raining

APRIL SUNDAY 22 1894

Beautiful day

MONDAY 23

Had a letter from Belle Fine day

TUESDAY 24

Wrote to Belle Beautiful day

APRIL WEDNESDAY 25 1894

I washed blankets Beautiful day

THURSDAY 26

I went up to see the Dr. Ma & Belle came down planted onions Beautiful day

{town}= FRIDAY 27 =

Mac & Belle went to town Beautiful day

APRIL SATURDAY 28 1894

Rained in the morning Ma & Belle went home

SUNDAY 29

Mrs Thomson here in the evening Beautiful day

MONDAY 30

Used the first of our rhubarb Warm

MAY TUESDAY 1 1894

Jessie commenced house cleaning Very warm

WEDNESDAY 2

Cold

THURSDAY 3

Mac went to Mr Henry's beautiful day

MAY FRIDAY 4 1894

Mac & Jessie went to O.S. {Owen Sound} planted potatoes in the garden Beautiful day

SATURDAY 5

Rutherford went home Rained

SUNDAY 6

Mac & I went to church in the afternoon & Jessie & I to C.E. meeting in the evening Fine day

{tea}= MAY MONDAY 7 1894 =

Mrs Thomson here for tes Very windy

TUESDAY 8

{no entry}

WEDNESDAY 9

{no entry}

MAY THURSDAY 10 1894

Jessie finished house cleaning Fine day

FRIDAY 11

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound} Fine day

SATURDAY 12

Mac put the cattle in the front Beautiful day

MAY SUNDAY 13 1894

Jessie & I went to church Fine day

MONDAY 14

Mac sold two pigs to Mr Horne for $22.75 Mac & Jessie at Mr Elliotts Raining

TUESDAY 15

Mr Wilkinson here for dinner Minnie Tom Mrs McDonald & Ellie came down Cold

MAY WEDNESDAY 16 1894

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound} Raining

THURSDAY 17

Miss Mathison here for tea Raining

FRIDAY 18

Wrote to sister Minnie Very wet

MAY SATURDAY 19 1894

Mac went to O.S. {Owen Sound} Raining

SUNDAY 20

Mac Jessie & Minnie went to church Raining

MONDAY 21

Tom came for Minnie Cold

MAY TUESDAY 22 1894

Minnie went home Mrs Scott here for tea Fine day

WEDNESDAY 23

Raining

THURSDAY 24

Fine day

MAY FRIDAY 25 1894

Jessie sprained her ankle Washed the sheep Raining

SATURDAY 26

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound}

SUNDAY 27

Mac & I at church Rained

MAY MONDAY 28 1894

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound} Snowing

TUESDAY 29

Mrs Bone here Auntie Janet & Mary Ann came down Cold

WEDNESDAY 30

Raining in the forenoon Auntie Janet & M.A. went home in the evening Hard frost

MAY THURSDAY 31 1894

Mac at Mr Woods with Kate. I was at Mr Thomsons for tea. Mrs Thompson had currant pie for dinner Fine day

JUNE FRIDAY 1

Raining

SATURDAY 2

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound} Miss Cameron & Ollie here in the evening Cold

JUNE SUNDAY 3 1894

Communion at Annan Mac & Jessie went. Mac & I at C.E. meeting in the evening Showers

MONDAY 4

Mac & Thomas & Jessie went home Fine day

TUESDAY 5

Ma came down with Mac Cold

JUNE WEDNESDAY 6 1894

Pa, Jessie & Thomas came down Mrs Thomson here for tea Fine day

THURSDAY 7

Pa & Ma went home Jessie Gilchrist & her husband here Fine day

FRIDAY 8

Mac Jessie & Thomas at Mr Harkness's Raining

JUNE SATURDAY 9 1894

Planted potatoes 17 drills Rutherford went home Very warm

SUNDAY 10

Very warm

MONDAY 11

Mac & Sid working at fence Very warm

JUNE TUESDAY 12 1894

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound} Mr Wilkinson & Miss Parsons called Very warm

WEDNESDAY 13

Mary Burr here Mr Woods here for tea Very warm

THURSDAY 14

Sowed the first of the turnips Very warm

JUNE FRIDAY 15 1894

Mrs McKeen & Mrs Cowper here. I wrote to Maggie & Ellie John came down on his bicycle Very Warm

SATURDAY 16

Mac in O.S. with the wool John went home Very Warm

SUNDAY 17

Raining

JUNE MONDAY 18 1894

Raining

TUESDAY 19

Sid finished the fence Miss Mathison called Raining

WEDNESDAY 20

I went to Leith. Mac finished sowing turnips Jessie went to see Mrs Slone Beautiful day

JUNE THURSDAY 21 1894

Mr & Mrs Gould & Mrs Harkness called Very warm

FRIDAY 22

Very warm

SATURDAY 23

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound} brought dear Bessie out W. McArthur & Kate came down Very warm

JUNE SUNDAY 24 1894

Mac went to O.S. {Owen Sound} for Mr. Rodger's who preached in out church at 1/2 past five o clock Very warm

MONDAY 25

I oiled the kitchen floor Mac at Annan Very warm

TUESDAY 26

Election day Mac at Mr Manyards for tea Very warm

JUNE WEDNESDAY 27 1894

Mac at Mr Sutherlands Cool

THURSDAY 28

Rutherford & Jessie planted cabbage Very warm

FRIDAY 29

Tom & Minnie came down Very warm

JUNE SATURDAY 30 1894

Kate McGregor came home Very warm

JULY SUNDAY 1

Very Warm

MONDAY 2

S.S. {Sunday School} picnic at Leith Mac went to O.S. {Owen Sound} with Kate in the evening Fine cool day

JULY TUESDAY 3 1894

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound} with a load of hay. Mrs Y here in the evening Fine day

WEDNESDAY 4

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound} with a load of hay Mrs. Y. here in the evening Cool

THURSDAY 5

Mac in O.S. {Owen Sound} for the new mower Cool

JULY FRIDAY 6 1894

Men working on the road Cool

SATURDAY 7

Finished on the road I went to Mr Thomson Rutherford went home Cool day

SUNDAY 8

Mr Bremner preached Cool

JULY MONDAY 9 1894

Sid Day came commenced the hay Beautiful day

TUESDAY 10

Mac at Mr Ormistons raising beautiful day

WEDNESDAY 11

J. Veitch here Very warm

JULY THURSDAY 12 1894

Mac at Mr Spences raising Cool

FRIDAY 13

Commenced taking in the hay. Sold 10 cattle to W. Harkness for $405.00 Very warm

SATURDAY 14

Very warm

JULY SUNDAY 15 1894

Very warm

MONDAY 16

Mac & R in O.S. {Owen Sound} with the cattle Very warm

TUESDAY 17

Jessie went to see Mrs J. Harkness Very warm

JULY WEDNESDAY 18 1894

Very warm

THURSDAY 19

Finished cutting the hay Very warm

FRIDAY 20

Rained

SATURDAY July 21

Mrs & Miss Paterson called Cool

SUNDAY 22

beautiful day

MONDAY 23

Finished the hay Fine day

July TUESDAY 24 1894

I wrote to the two Minnie's & Belle Very warm

WEDNESDAY 25

Mac Jessie & Thomas went to Annan in the evening Very warm

THURSDAY 26

Lottie Gilchrist called Very warm

July FRIDAY 27 1894

Very warm

SATURDAY 28

Very warm

SUNDAY 29

Very warm

July MONDAY 30 1894

Very warm

TUESDAY 31

Ma & Belle came down Mac Jessie & Thomas at Mr Maynards Mr & Mrs Fraser called Cool

August WEDNESDAY 1

Ma & I at Mr Thomsons in the evening George Thomsons wife died rained

August THURSDAY 2

Ma & Belle went home Beautiful cool day

FRIDAY 3

Mac in O. S. {Owen Sound} Scotchmans picnic in Leith cool

SATURDAY 4

Men pulling peas Beautiful

August SUNDAY 5 1894

Warm

MONDAY 6

Very warm

TUESDAY 7

Mrs Thomson here Very warm

August WEDNESDAY 8 1894

Cool

THURSDAY 9

Garden party at Mr Scotts Beautiful cool day

FRIDAY 10

Finished cutting the grain Cool

August SATURDAY 11 1894

Mac & Rutherford at Mr Waddells drawing in peas, Tom & Minnie came down Fine day

SUNDAY 12

Tom went home Mr Waits preached Mrs Scott & Amelia called Very warm

MONDAY 13

The men at Mr W McKeens threshing. Jessie at Mrs Burrs for tea Mrs Bone called Very warm

August TUESDAY 14 1894

Men drawing in oats Very warm

WEDNESDAY 15

Cool

THURSDAY 16

Finished harvesting Beautiful day

August FRIDAY 17 1894

The men at Mr. Waddells threshing Beautiful day

SATURDAY 18

The men at Mr Souter's threshing Minnie went home Beautiful day

SUNDAY 19

Rutherford went home Beautiful day

August MONDAY 20 1894

Ollie Cameron came George Scott drowned Cool

TUESDAY 21

Mac in O. S. {Owen Sound} to see Mr Hurry Henry Thomson called Miss M. & Louisa here in the evening

WEDNESDAY 22

Marshall Scott here for dinner. Wrote to sister Belle Beautiful day

August THURSDAY 23 1894

Beautiful day

FRIDAY 24

Terrible fire in the broken front. George Scott buried

Very warm

SATURDAY 25

Mr Julyan here for dinner

Warm

August SUNDAY 26 1894

Warm

MONDAY 27

Very warm

TUESDAY 28

Pa & Ma came down Nellie Kemp here Mac in O.S.

Beautiful day

August WEDNESDAY 29 1894

Martha & Bessie Guzza married

Raining

THURSDAY 30

Rutherford at Mrs Taylor's threshing

Beautiful day

FRIDAY 31

Preaching in the church. Our dear little Maggie born at half past nine P.M.

Beautiful day

SEPTEMBER SATURDAY 1 1894

Ma came down

SUNDAY 2

Communion in Leith.

Very warm

MONDAY 3

Mr Thomson's had the threshing machine

Very warm

SEPTEMBER TUESDAY 4 1894

Mac went to O.S.

Mr. & Mrs. Fraser called in the evening

Rained very heavy

WEDNESDAY 5

Mac Jessie & Thomas went to R. Harknesse's

Mrs Scott called

Beautiful day

THURSDAY 6

Had a letter from Belle Mrs McKeen + Jessie called

Beautiful day

September FRIDAY 7 1894

Pa came down Ma went home. Mac at Mr Julyans threshing

Beautiful day

SATURDAY 8

Mac went to O.S.

Beautiful day

SUNDAY 9

Beautiful day

September MONDAY 10 1894

Beautiful day

= TUESDAY 11

Mrs Day & Miss Mathison called. mac went to O.S. with a load of oats

Cold

WEDNESDAY 12

Beautiful day

September THURSDAY 13 1894

We had the threshing machine Bob & Martha here

Rained in the evening

FRIDAY 14

Beautiful day

SATURDAY 15

Mac & Jessie in O.S.

Rained

September SUNDAY 16 1894

Beautiful day

MONDAY 17

Mac in O.S. with 16 bls of fall apples. Belle & Sandy came down

Beautiful day

TUESDAY 18

Mac at the O.S. show

Beautiful day

September WEDNESDAY 19 1894

Belle & Sandy went home Mrs Thomson here Uncle Malcolm came down

Beautiful day

THURSDAY 20

Mr & Mrs Fraser & Mrs McAuley called

Beautiful day

FRIDAY 21

Mac & Jessie went to Sullivan

Fine day

September SATURDAY 22 1894

Mac went to O.S.

Rained

SUNDAY

Very windy

MONDAY

Raining

September TUESDAY 25 1894

Mac Jessie & Thomas at Mr Camerons Rebecca Scott & Mrs George Scott called

Beautiful day

WEDNESDAY 26

Mac & Jessie went to Meaford

Beautiful day

THURSDAY 27

Mac Jessie & Thomas went to Moores Miss E. Cameron here

Beautiful day

September FRIDAY 28 1894

Ellie came down with Rutherford

Lovely day

SATURDAY 29

Mac went to O.S. Mrs harkness & Mrs Juylian here Jessie at Mr Thompsons

Beautiful day

SUNDAY 30

Beautiful day

October MONDAY 1 1894

Very Windy

TUESDAY 2

Commenced digging potatoes Mary Ann here

WEDNESDAY 3

Sydenham show Mac Jessie & B went

Raining

October THURSDAY 4 1894

I went to the Y Mission meeting Rebecca Took spoke I enjoyed it very much

Beautiful day

FRIDAY 5

Kilsyth show Jessie McNab came down Ellie went home Jessie McNab came down

Raining

SATURDAY 6

Cold

October SUNDAY 7 1894

Mac Thomas & I went to church

Beautiful day

MONDAY 8

Mac went to O.S. with Jessie McNab

Cold

TUESDAY

Jessie went to Mrs Alexander's Maggie & I ent to Mr Thomsons packing winter apples

Beautiful day

October WEDNESDAY 10 1894

Mary Burr here Ollie cleaned the dining room

Beautiful day

THURSDAY 11

I was at Miss Camerons for tea. Mac in O.S. with 4 sheep & 2 hogs

Fine day

FRIDAY 12

Mac & I at Annan Called to see Rebecca Scott Mrs Jolly mrs Reid & Jean Gibson here for tea

Beautiful day

October SATURDAY 13 1894

Mac in O.S. with winter apples R went home with Polly. Frank Reid died

Cold

SUNDAY 14

Cold

MONDAY 15

Mac went to Frank Reids funeral

Beautiful day

October TUESDAY 16 1894

I was at Mr Frasers for tea

Beautiful day

WEDNESDAY 17

Finished digging the potatoes Rebecca Scott married

Beautiful day

THURSDAY 18

Mac & I went to O.S. Mrs Gilchrist Flora & Cassie Alexander here

Fine day

October FRIDAY 19 1894

Maggie & Fanny Harkness at Mrs B.s Ollie left

Beautiful day

SATURDAY 20

Mac in O.S.

Beautiful day

SUNDAY 21

Mac Thomas & I went to Church

Beautiful warm day

October MONDAY 22 1894

Commenced the turnips

Fine day

TUESDAY 23

Mac bought two cattle from Mr. Lavers for $45

Raining

WEDNESDAY 24

Wrote to sister Minnie

Fine day

October THURSDAY 25 1894

Mac at plough match at Mr Ollivers

Fine day

FRIDAY 26

Jessie at Mr Gibsons & Crawfords Tom & Minnie came down

Beautiful day

SATURDAY 27

Mac & Tom went to Meaford

Beautiful day

October SUNDAY 28 1894

Beautiful day

MONDAY 29

I spent the afternoon at Mr Thomsons

Beautiful day

TUESDAY 30

Mac went to O.S. with a load of hogs for Mr Kempt.

Raining

October WEDNESDAY 31 1894

November THURSDAY 1

FRIDAY 2

Mr Thomson & Thomas here working at the turnps Wrote to Grace

Fine day

November SATURDAY 3

Mac in O.S.

Raining

SUNDAY 4

Raining

MONDAY 5

I was laid up with sore eyes Finished the turnips

Cold

November TUESDAY 6

Mac in O.S. FOR Mr Kempt

Snowing

WEDNESDAY 7

Mr William Lemon died

Cold

THURSDAY 8

Mrs Scott & Miss Mathison here

Fine day

November FRIDAY 9

Cold

SATURDAY 10

Mac at Mr Lemons funeral

Cold

SUNDAY 11

Mr Forrest preached

Stormy

November MONDAY 12

Mac has a very sore hand

Stormy

TUESDAY 13

We took the children for a drive in the cutter called at Mr Thomsons

Beautiful day

WEDNESDAY 14

Cole

November THURSDAY 15

Beautiful day

FRIDAY 16

SATURDAY 17

Mrs Thomson called

Fine day

November SUNDAY 18

Cold

MONDAY 19

Mr Fraser called

Very cold

TUESDAY 20

Hugo Lyttle died

Cold

November WEDNESDAY 21

Mac at Mr W McArthurs funeral. Mrs C.P. Day here Cold

THURSDAY 22

Thanksgiving day Mac Jessie & Thomas went to church

Beautiful day

FRIDAY 23

Beautiful day

November FRIDAY 30

Mac Maggie & I went out home

Beautiful day

December SATURDAY 1

SUNDAY 2

December MONDAY 3

Maggie took sick Rutherford & McQuigly started to cut wood

TUESDAY 4

WEDNESDAY 5

December THURSDAY 6

Pa took Maggie & I home from Sullivan

Beautiful day

FRIDAY 7

SATURDAY 8

Raining

== December SUNDAY 9

Raining

MONDAY 10

Mac & Jessie in O.S.

Beautiful

TUESDAY 11

Miss Mathison called

Fine day ==

December WEDNESDAY 12

Very wet

THURSDAY 13

FRIDAY 14

Preaching at Annan

Fine day

December SATURDAY 15

Kate McGregor came home

Fine day

SUNDAY 16

Communion at Annan Mac & I went

Very windy

MONDAY 17

Wrote to Ma Mac went to OS with Kate

Cold

December TUESDAY 18

I went to see Mary Scott

Fine day

WEDNESDAY 19

Jessie at Mr John Harkness's

Fine day

THURSDAY 20

Jessie went to see Jessie Ross

Fine day

December FRIDAY 21

Rutherford went home

Fine day

SATURDAY 22

Beautiful day

SUNDAY 23

Beautiful day

December MONDAY 24

Tom & Minnie came down

Fine day

TUESDAY 25

Snowing

WEDNESDAY 26

Snowing

December THURSDAY 27

Will Ross called

Very cold

FRIDAY 28

Uncle Tom & Belle came down with Rutherford

Cold

SATURDAY 29

Mac went to O.S. with Uncle Tom

Very cold

December SUNDAY 30

Had our little Maggie baptized

Cold

MONDAY 31

Mac & I took Thomas to see Mary Scott Mac & Jessie went to Mr. Elliotts

Cold

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Cold

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DATE NAME DOLLS CTS
16th May{Marked Paid across May entries} in
16 Cream 9
18 " 2 3/4
21 " 9 1/4
23 " 6 1/2
25 " 7 3/4
28 " 9 1/4
30 " 4
June
1 cream 4 1/4
4 " 5 3/4
6 " 4 1/2
8 " 5 3/4
11 " 9
13 " 5 1/4
15 " 5
18 " 9 1/4
20 " 5 1/4
22 " 5 3/4
8 3/4
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== NOTES AND BILLS RECEIVABLE

DATE NAME DOLLS CTS

== NOTES AND BILLS RECEIVABLE

DATE NAME DOLLS CTS

CASH ACCOUNT - FEBRUARY

Date Received Paid

CASH ACCOUNT - FEBRUARY

Date Received Paid

CAHS ACCOUNT - JUNE

Date Received Paid
c Alexander & Christie{Address written across the table}
64 South Castle Street
Liverpool
England

{Inner cover used to tally amounts but no specifics what they are for.}

Transcription Progress

Done

Files

Annie Rutherford Diary, 1894 Part 1.pdf
Annie Rutherford Diary, 1894 Part 2.pdf
Annie Rutherford Diary, 1894 Part 3.pdf
Annie Rutherford 1894 Diary Transcripts.pdf

Citation

Annie Rutherford, “Annie Rutherford Diary & Transcription, 1894,” Rural Diary Archive, accessed August 10, 2020, https://ruraldiaries.lib.uoguelph.ca/transcribe/items/show/124.