Frances Ann (Fanny) Jones Diary, 1880

Title

Frances Ann (Fanny) Jones Diary, 1880

Creator

Frances Ann (Fanny) Jones

Source

Courtesy of Upper Canada Village

Language

English

Coverage

19th Century, Leeds & Grenville County, S. Augusta Township, Ontario

Date Created

1880

Is Part Of

Frances Ann (Fanny) Jones Diary Collection

Medium

Scanned Manuscript

Transcription

1880 New Years day (Thursday) 1880

January 1st

A very fine day. Mary Ann and Dennis came up to dinner so we had a large party. Bill came to tea. Harold went to Iroquois to a Ball. Andrew went to Prescott. The young ones danced and played games till after eleven o'clock

Friday 2nd

A warm day, thawed fast all day. Andrew and James took the old piano to Prescott. Harold came home about two o'clock In the afternoon he took all the four children to Brockville. Mary Ann took Lucia and Ella to Prescott. Dennis staid here. Henry Morey called for a few minutes.

Saturday 3rd

A very fine day, soft rained haid at night. Andrew and Harold began working in the woods. Allen and Jimmie did the chores. No callers today.

Sunday 4th

A very warm day, snow going fast. Clara Henderson came over. Maggie, Andrew, Allen, + Dennis went to church. Bill brought Lucia home and took Dennis away with him in, the evening. Harold not at all well.

Monday 5th

A very fine day. Andrew and Harold in the woods. Lucia went out skating with Clara Henderson. No callers. Allen and Maggie went to Brockville.

1880 Tuesday 6th January

A very wet thauring day, Harold and Andrew in the woods all day, Emily came over to tea. Annie and Clara came in the evening.

Wednesday 4th

A very fine day. Andrew away all day collecting Mr Lewis's salary and looking for a girl. Maggie went out for a walk. Lucia and the baby went out on the River with Allen. Mrs Lewis and Miss Hammons called to see Maggie. Annie Henderson and Winnie came over. Sarah Lenuset came and staid all night.

Thursday 8th

A very fine morning. Harold went to Brockville. Andrew in the woods all day. In the evening Maggie and I went to Emily's to see Harold came for us.

Friday 9th

A very fine day. Margaret and Lucia spent the day in Presestt. Ella came up with three in the evening. Allen went to Maitland.

Saturday 10th

A very fine day, Andrew, James and Maggie went to Presestt Brockville Andrew sold a tub of butter for 21cts a pound. Miss Howells came back this afternoon. Andrew went to the woods in the afternoon.

Sunday 11th

A fine day, Magaret, Miss Howells, Allen, and Harold wenr to church. In the afternoon Margaret went over the swamp. Ella went home, Harold took her.

Monday 12th

A dull disagreeable day. No sleighing to speak of. Andrew and Harold ent wood in the near swamp. Allen began taking lessons from Mr. Mary well, an hour a day. In the evening All of the family except Andrew + Myself with baby spent the evening at Mr. Lewis's.

X Tuesday 13th

A fine day, sleighing very bad, no snow. James went to Brockville. I went over to Emilys in the afternoon with Allen. Andrew and Harold in the woods. Andrew has a bad cold.

Wednesday 14th

A very fine day. I spent the day at Emily's helping Edith. Maggie went to Presestt and bought up Mary Ann in the evening. Andrew and Harold in the woods. Lila Hammond came down and staid to dinner.

Thursday 15th

A very fine day. Maggie, Mary Ann, and my-self went to Marci's and spent the day. Andrew and Harold in the woods all day. No callers.

Friday 16th

A fine day, sleighing nearly all gone. Maggie and Mary Ann went over to Sols and to Miss Becks, In the afternoon the Miss Denubrillers called to called money for a present for Emily Henderson. Maggie went to Maitland in the afternoon. Bill came and took Mary Ann home.

January Saturday 17th 1880

A very wet day. Andrew, Maggie, and I went to Prescott in the buck board. I went to see Annie Sharpe, she is very ill, I dont think she will live long if she does not get better soon. Maggie went back to Prescott to stay at Bills. No callers. Caroll has a bad cold.

Sunday 18th

A very wet day. Harold sick with a cold. Allen, Andrew, and Lucia went to church. No callers, except Sol and the boys in the evening.

Monday 19th

A rainy day. Andrew and James went to the woods. Harold bot coble to go out. Nothing doing, no callers. turned very cold tonight.

Tuesday 20th

A bitterly cold. some snow fell. Andrew and James went to the swamp but had to come home it was so cold. no visitors.

Wednesday 21st

A lovely day, just cold enough to be pleasent. Lucia and Miss Howells called at Mrs Lewis's. Mrs Mrs + Mr Lewis and Miss Smith called here. Annie Henderson came over to tea.

Thursday 22nd

A fine day, good sleighing. Andrew and James in the swamp. Nothing particular happened. Bella had a daugther tonight at Nyntheille

Friday 23rd

A sunny day. Andrew went to Presestt in the morning. Mary Ann and Margaret came up and staid all night. James went to Brockville. Miss Howells went to B and Harold.

Saturday 24th

A fearfully lovely day. Mary Ann and Maggie went home. Andrew and I went to Presestt. Andrew went over the River. I went to see Annie Sharpe. I look carisle to Presestt. James took a load of oats to Mr McCarthy's.

Sunday 25th

A very fine day. Andrew, Allen, + Lucia went to church in the morning. Allen, Lucia, and Miss Howells went to church in the evening. Sol and his two boys were over in the evening. Harold still laid up with a cold.

Monday 26th

A very fine day. Andrew went to the back woods to chop. Nothing particular happened. Harold still poorly with his cold, sleghing going fast.

Tuesday 27th

A very warm wet day. Andrew in the woods all day. Harold, Lucia, and Miss Howells went to Camibal at Presestt, it was late when they came home. No visitors.

January Wednesday 28th 1880

A soft day, sleighing nearly all fone. A little colder tonight. Annie Henderson was over for a few minutes. Andrew in the woods all day. Harold went to the woods in the afternoon. Lucia sick all day she is comfortably tired out after skating last night.

Thursday 29th

A rainy warm day. Andrew in the woods all day. Emily Henderson and the then Miss Hendersons came over to tea and spent the evening here

Friday 30th

A fine day, no snow to speak of. Andrew in the woods all day. Nothing particular happened. The Hendersons came to tea tonight instead of last night, the Missionary meeting was held in Maitland last night. Miss Howells and Harold went to the meeting.

Saturday 31st

A fine day, but looked like snow, Andrew in the woods as usual. Young Mary called and paid Andrew 40 dollars intrest money it snowed heavily tonight.

February

Sunday 1st

A very stormy cold day, {illegible}. several degrees below zero. Andrew and Allen went to church. Lucia quite sick with a swelled face.

Monday 2nd

A clear bright very cold day. Andrew and James in the woods, the Main foyer across today. Allen skated to Maitland. No callers today.

Tuesday 3rd

A fearfully cold stormy day, Andrew went to the woods but had to come back it was cold. Allen went to Maitland.

Wednesday 4th

A very fine day. Andrew went to Ogdeusburg and brought Jammie home. I went to Emily to help her get ready for Edith's wedding. Mr Hewat, Mr Clart, and Mrs McMallow came here and staid all night.

Thursday 5th

A {A piece of paper about people involved in a wedding} day. We all went to the church today to see Edith Hendersons married to Mr Hewat. Harold, Allen, Andrew and myself went to the breakfast at Emily's. Jammie, Miss Howells, Allen, and Harold went to an assembly in Presestt.

Friday 6th

A very fine day. Andrew went to Presestt and brought Jammie and Miss Howells home after the Assembly. Harold and Allen came home at six o'clock this morning. Annie Jones was here for a few minutes.

X Staurday 4th

A fine day but snowy. Andrew tool James took to North Aguste and went to Marickville for a plough beams. No callers today, all the young ones tired out after the assembly

February Sunday 8th 1880

A very cold day. Jammie, Lucia, Harold and myself went to church in the morning. A nothing particular happed.

Monday 9th

A very cold but bright day. Andrew went to the woods all day. Harold drew wood all day. ALlen went to Maitland.

Tuesday 10th

A very cold day. Andrew and Harold worked round the house all day. In the evening Andrew and Jammie and I went to Presestt to a Tableauy. Concert, Maggie quite poorly. Jammie staid all night in Presestt.

Ash Wednesday 11th

A cold stormy day but very bright. Andrew was busy setting the saw over the swamp all day. Annie and Clara Hendreson came over in the evening. Rained hard tonight.

Thursday 12ht

A very windy warm day, nearly all the snow gone, Andrew and Harold saving wood over the swamp all day. Nothing particular happened. No callers today.

Friday 13th

A warm day, but snowed at night. Bill came in to see me. Emily and Miss Blakey came over tea. Annie and Clara came in the evening. Andrew and Harold in the woods all day.

Saturday 14th

A very fine day, good sleighing, James Starr came and paid Andrew some intrest money. Allen went to Presestt and staid all night. Andrew and Harold worked round the house all day.

Sunday 13th

A fine day, a little snow fell in the morning Ernie and Allen came up and went to church Ernie staid till evening Allen took him down. Miss Howells, Allen, and Ernie took tea at Emily's.

Monday 16th

A fine day but thawing fast. Andrew and Harold went to Maitland. Nothing particular happened, no callers.

Tuesday 17th

A very warm day just like spring, sleighing all gone. Allen, Lucia, and Miss Howells went to a carnival in Presestt. Bill came in the evening and played cards for a couple of hours.

Wednesday 18th

A very warm wet day, ice nearly all out of the River again. Andrew and Harold went to the woods but had to come home it rained so heavily, See the afternoon Andrew for Nelliw shord and went to see Mr Lewis. I got letters from Bob Henry and Mary Ballaohey and answered them both.

Thursday 19th

A very cold windy. Andrew and Harold went to Lyon to see about apple trees. Nothing particular happened. Sol was over for a few minutes.

February Friday 20th 1880

A very fine day. Andrew and Harold were in the woods all day. Lucia and Miss Howells went to Emily's for a few minutes. No visitors, the first calf came today.

Saturday 21st

A stormy morning, the men did not go over the swamp. Harold went to Maitland and got a sleigh frfired, he brought home a letter from Dean. Bill came in the evening and played cards.

Sunday 22nd

A fine day, no sleighing. Andrew, Allen Lucia and Miss Howells went to church In the morning. Nothing intresting to tell about today.

Monday 23rd

A very snowy day. Andrew and Harold were over the swamp all day. Lucia went to see Lila Hammond who is very sick.

Tuesday 24

A fine day just like spring, Annie and Clara were over in the evening. Harold and Andrew in the woods all day. Nothing particular doing.

Wednesday 26th

A very fine day, no snow or ice, we have not any ice in yet. Andrew and Harold in the woods sawing Sols wood. I wrote to Annie tonight. Lila Hammond very poorly. Mrs Morris died today.

Thursday 26th

A very warm day. Allen and Lucia spent the evening at Emily's. Harold and Allen in the woods as {illegible}. Allen went to Maitland, no callers.

Friday 27th

A very hot day. Allen took Andrew down to Presestt to go across to Mrs Morris's funeral. Harold went over to help Sol finish his wood. Lila no better. Allen went to Maitland. No visitors today.

Saturday 28th

A wet day. Andrew came home about noon. Lucia and Miss Howells went to see Lila she is very sick. I finished quilting a quilt for the girls bed. No visitors today.

Sunday 29th

A very windy day. Harild, Miss Howells and Lucia went to church. Nothing doing.

Monday March 1st

A lovely day. Andrew and Harols over the swamp, to see me and gave me some powders for baby, who has a bad cold.

Tuesday 2nd

A lovely day. Harols went to Brockville and took 14 lbs of butter today. Mr Lewis called In a few minutes. Miss Howells and Lucia went over to Emily's in the afternoon.

March Wednesday 3rd 1880

A very warm day. Andrew and Harold drove in from Mr Lewis pond. I finished boiling the molasses I had a part then piats. Annie Hendreson came over for a little while. Caroll's cold very bad, I am afriad he has got congestion of the lungs.

X Thursday 4th

A warm close day, baby very sick, Andrew went for Bill early this morning. baby has congestion of the lungs. Andrew and Harold went to Wrights comes for a load of saw dust.

Friday 5th

A rainy day. Andrew and Harold worked all day round the house. Young Muray called and paid Andrew 46 dollars. Andrew Had called and Bill called in the evening.

Saturday 6h

A warm morning, then was a little snow fell tonight. Harold went to Brockville and sold 17 lbs of butter and 15 dozen of eggs. I paid Miss Howells 25 dollars, her quarter salary. Allen went to Maitland and got a 1/2 lb of tea.

Sunday 7th

A fine morning but wet afternoon. Andrew and Allen went to church. Annie and Clara came over in the afternoon.

Monday 8th

A very cold day, {illegible} down to see this morning. Andrew went down to the Town Hall to attend the council meeting. The new man came today Harold and Robert drew in all the afternoon. Caroll a good deal better. I am busy boiling sap.

Tuesday 9th

A fine day. Andrew went over the swamp. Harold and Robert went for a load of saw dust to Woods. In the afternoon they drew Hay. Nothing doing woith men. tiring. Bill calling in the evening.

Wednesday 10th

A cold windy day. The men all over the swamp sawing wood. Emily and Clara Hendreson cam over in the evening, Bill called and played a game of cards in the evening.

Thursday 11th

A very cold day, no snow, but an north cast wind cold enough to cut everyone in two. The men went over the swamp to saw wood. the first lamb of the season came today. ___ ___ _____ ______ ___________

Lucia I woke last in this forward I have been very sick and was laid up for nearly two weeks in bed. Maggie has been here missing me. Mary Ann spent a couple of days here. Harold has boiled some sap over the swamp. hee has made a nice lot of molasses. they have sawed wood here for there days. There are there calvew now. one sheep died Miss Jessie Wilson died on Good Friday, she is to be buried today. Yesterday was Easter Sunday the 28 of March, Andrew, Maggie and the boys went to church. Annie Hendreson was over. Emily has been here to see me there on four times. Mr Lewis has come to and has been very kind. Lila Hammond is very ill. The weather has been very changeable and very cold for the season of the year. Caroll still has a bad cold in his head I still try and knit regularly now.

March Monday 29th 1880

A cloudy day. Andrew went to the {illegible} meeting. The boys both went as Pall Bearers to Miss Wilsons funeral. Bill came to see me. Andrew went to Presestt in the afternoon. Mary Ann and Ida called in the afternoon and got some oats and 2 dollars in money.

X Tuesday 30th

A lovely day. Andrew, Harold and Robert went over the swamp to work. Allen went to Maitland and paid Mrs Barton her salary. Nothing particular doing.

Wednesday 31st

A very fine day, Sol and Andrew commenced to start saw wood but broke down before they got a cord cut. Andrew went to Presestt in the afternoon and ordered a new wheel. No person here today.

Thursday, April 1st

A lovely day just like summer. Another call came today. Harold, Lucia and Miss Howells went over the swamp to boil sap. Andrew put up the hams to smoke.

Friday 2nd

A very fine day, as warm as summer. Bill and Annie came up. The man split wood all day, I put the {illegible} fly {illegible} on my chest tought. Nothing particular doing.

Saturday 3rd

A very warm day. Andrew went to Brockville Harold went over the swamp part of the day he made the hot bed in the afternoon. I was in bed all day with a blister on.

April Sunday 4th 1880

A rainy morning but very warm. Maggie, Lucia, Allen and Miss Howells went to church. I was in bed all day. Annie and Lola were here for dinner

Monday 5th

A warm day, but not so hot as yesterday. Sol and Andrew were here saving wood oneof the cows very sick. Allen went to Maitland to get medicine for it. The cow died tonight.

Tuesday 6th

A fine day.Robert went to Presestt. Dennie came up with him. Andrew skinned the cow. Bill came up late at night to see me. I sent a letter to Bella and got one from Mama and Annie.

Wednesday 4th

A very cold morning with quite a flurry of snow Sol and Andrew came over to saw wood. They finished the wood at dinnerr time. Andrew paid old Mr Robinson 70 cents for mounding his boots in Maitland

Thursday 8th

A cold day but fine. Robert went to Brockville Another lamb came today. Mary Ann came over in the afternooon. Allen drove his horse I got a letter from Will.

Friday 9th

A very windy day. Dennie and Maggie went to Presestt. Robert went to Brockville with a load of hay. Harold made a gallon of molases. Jude and Clarence came up with Maggie from Presestt.

April Saturday 10th 1880

A rainy morning. Andrew and Harold went to Presestt. Another call came today. Allen took Jude and Clarence to Brockville in the {illegible}. Andrew went on the River It began to snow tonight.

Sunday 11th

A very cold slowery day. Andrew and Miss Howells went to church. I was quite deep. No visitors.

Monday 12th

A very cold disagreeable day. A very hard frost last night. Harold went over the swamp to boil sap. Andrew went to a cheese meeting. Allen sent to Maitland. Allen paid Mr Marshall $7.50

Tuesday 13th

A very dark cold day just like March weather. Harold went over the swamp. Andrew Allen and Robert went to Brockville. Bill came in the evening for a few minutes.

Wednesday 14th

A very strong east wind. Harold and Mrs Howells went to Presestt. Allen went to Maitland and over to Emily's in the evening. Robert was ploughing, they plouged for the first time last Thursday the 8 of April.

Thursday 15th

A warm windy day, the {illegible} stood at alarming heat all day, bodogeres, yesterday it stood at Freeying point all day.

Friday 11th

A pouring wet day. The men worked round the house. Allen went to a theatered performence in Presestt he staid all night. Bill was in for a few minutes.

Saturday 17

A very wet day. Allen came home about noon. Sol was here and got some coal oil. Robert went to the Mill. Clara Hendreson brought us over a quarter of veal.

Sunday 18th

A lovely day. Miss Howells and the boys went to church. Maggie went out for a walk.

Monday 19th

A fine day but windy just like March Robert ploughed all day. Harold went to Dagleishes and Bartons. Andrew and William was here for tea. Andrew worked at the cheese factory all the afternoon.

Tuesday 20th

A very windy day. Andrew sent the milk to the factory for the first time. he sent 102 pounds of milk. Robert ploughed all day. Andrew and Harold {illegible} in the {illegible} noon and worked in the garden in the afternoon. No visitors. Three lambs today.

Wednesday 21st

A very fine day. Andrew sent 105 lbs of milk to the factory today. Maggie went back to Bills: Harold took her to Presestt this forenow Carroll is three years old today, he measures 3ft 3 in. C Bill in

Thursday 22nd

A very wet day. Mrs Lester came and cleaned the Mens room and flow room. Andrew Harold and Robert went to Presestt. Robert bought home a load of shingles. Allen took 103 lbs of milk to the factory.

April Friday 23rd 1880

A fine day but cold. Mrs Lester came and cleaned the pantry and breakfast room. Robert and Flan plouged all day. Andrew and Harold busy round the house. Bill called for a minutes. Andrew sent 102 lbs of milk to the facotry.

Saturday 24th

A very fine day but a cold east wind blew all day. Andrew and Lucia went to Brockville. Harold sick all day. Andrew sent 110 lbs of milk to the factory. Allen went to Maitland in the evening.

Sunday 25th

A fine day. Andrew, Allen and Miss Howells went to church. Harold very sick all day.

Monday 26th

A rainy day. Andrew went to Presestt to get some medicene for Harold. Allen took 120 lbs of milk to the factory.

Friday 27th

A very fine day. Andrew went to Feyew to get some apple trees. Mary Ann spent the day home. Harold a little better Bill came to see him. Mrs Wilson and Miss Wilson came up in the evening. Allen took 121 lbs of milk tomorrow today

Tuesday Wednesday 28

Avery fine day. Mrs Lester was here working. A lot of things from over the swamp here brought over here. Men busy ploughing No visitors. Allen took 117 lbs of milk to facotry

Thursday 29th

A rainy day. Agnes cleaned the {illegible}. The contents of Sols house were brought over. The men drew out manure and ploughed. Harold very miserable Allen took 122 lbs of milk to factory.

Friday 30th

A very windy day. Andrew and the men busy in the field part of the day. In the afternoon Andrew made a box to pack Bella's things in. Rained hard at night.

Saturday 1st of May

A very windy disagreeable day more like than March than May. Allen Lucia and Miss Howells went to Presestt. Lucia got a pair of boots and slippers. Bill came to tea. Andrew took all Bella's funiture to the statow. Harold a little better.

Sunday 2nd

A very fine day. Allen Lucia and Miss Howells went to church. No person here.

Monday 3rd

A very windy day. Lucia and Miss Howells went to Presestt. Andrew planted the early potatoes and some of the apple trees. Mary Ann and Andrew were here in the afternoon for a few minutes.

May Tuesday 4th 1880

A very fine day. Annie from Sols was here for tea. Henry Morey was here for dinner. Lucia set a few on duck eggs. I got a letter from Bella and Answered it. Andrew set out fifty four apple trees, and sowed some oats the first he has sown this year.

Wednesday 5th

A very fine day. Andrew planted trees part of the day. he sowed oats below the road. Lol and Andrew were here. Mr McCallough from Brockville came and took away his house that was here, he paid Andrew ten dollars. Flan Barton went away, Andrew paid him $7.50.

Thursday 6th

A fine day, Andre finished the apple trees. Harold not much better. Johnson Starratt came to work. No callers. the wind very cold tonight.

Friday 7th

Anice day, but quite cool, frost last night Lucia and I cleaned the dining room Mary Ann came over to tea, Emily came for a few minutes. Miss Bertha Fielole was married on the 29th of April.

Saturday 8th

A very hot day just like summer. Andrew took me as far as McCleans for a drive.Rufers paid him 30 dollars part payment for the house he bought. No caller or news.

Sunday 9th

A very fine day. Andrew Allen & Lucia went to church. Bill called in the afternoon. Ida, William, and Andrew came over after tea, Andrew staid all night.

Monday 10th

A fine morning, about two O'clock Ive had a heavy thunder shower, the rain did a great deal of good. Andrew began to plant potatoes in the afternoon and sowed barley. No callers.

Tuesday 11th

A very warm morning but cool evening. Andrew, Miss Howell, and Lucia went to Brockville and brought me some things for the house, I heard today that Annie Sharpe is very ill again.

Wednesday 17th

A very cold north wind, blew all day. Andrew planted potatoes. Mary Ann came over to tea. No other visitors.

Thursday 13

A very cold east wind. Andrew planted potatoes. Men sowed grain and ploughed. Little Andrew went home, Andrew paid him a dollar for four days work.

Friday 14th

A very cold wind this morning but very warm in the evening. Andrew finished planting potatoes and sowed oats and barley Bill came for a few minutes. Lucia and miss Howells went to Maitland.

May Saturday 15th 1880

A very warm day. Harold went to Brockville in the morning. Allen went to Presestt in the afternoon. Andrew sowed seeds and dug in garden all the afternoom.

Sunday 16th

A very fine day, Andrew and the two boys went to church. Lola and Andrew came over in the afternoon. Andrew paid James {illegible} on Saturday. I went for a drive over the swamp with Andrew to see the cattle. Annie and Clara came over in the afternoon.

Monday 17th

A very warm day, we want rain badly. Lola came over to help me clean house, we cleaned the Halll upstairs. Lucia and Miss Howells got their dresses fitted at Mrs Makers. Men both ploughing. Andrew and Harold sowed pumpkins. No visitors.

Tuesday 18th

A rainy day, Lola and I sewed all day. Men Andrew and Harold went to Presestt. Robert went to Maitland sick. Nothing particular doing.

Wednesday 19th

A fine day, Ida and I cleaned Lucia's room and sewed. Robert came back this evening. Mrs Lester was here for dinner. no company.

Thursday 20th

A very hot day, the hottest we have had this summer. Andrew and Harold worked in the gardens and drew out manuere. Annie and Clara came over in the evening. Lola, Andrew and myself cleaned the big bedroom. Lucia went to Maitland.

Friday 21st

A cloudy morning, but did not rain. Mary Ann and Mageret came up and spent the day here. Miss Howell went to Maitland Man busy drawing out manure and drilling the field in front of the house for marigolds.

Saturday 22nd

A showery cool day. Man planted Marigolds. Harold and Allen went to Presestt in the afternoon. Harold went to Ogdeusburg. Andrew went to the cheese factory. Lola and Andrew were here for a long time.

Sunday 23rd

A very windy day, but bright. Miss Howell Lucia, Lola and Harold went to church. Annie and Clara were over in the evening. Bill called in the afternoon. I went for a drive.

Monday 24rd

Fiona's birthday, A very fine day, Harold and Miss Howell went to a picnic at the pines John Willow came up in the evening to settle up the cheese accounts. Emily came for a little while.

Tuesday 25th

A very hot day. Allen came home with Mary Ann and Maggie who came up and spent the day here. I went for a drive in the afternoon.

Wednesday 21st

A very hot day. Andrew finished planting marigolds in the field. Miss Blakey and Annie & Clara Hendreson came over in the morning Tom Lewis came to see Harold.

May Thursday 24th 1880

A fine day Harold left today for {illgible}. Allen took him to Presestt. Andrew busy in the garden. No callers today.

Friday 28th

A fine day, Andrew worked in the garden nearly all day, he sowed a sowell piece foots. Andrew has got shindy from the factory for cheese $26.22cts

Mr Howell came up and honed the Piane I paid him a dollar.

Saturday 29th

A very fine day. Allen and Miss Howell went to Presestt and Ogdensburg. Ida went home in the evening. No caller.

Sunday 30th

A pouring wet day. Andrew and Allen went to church in the morning. In the evening it cleaned up and Lucia went to church with Annie Hendreson who came over to see.

Monday 31st

A very windy day and cold after the rain Robert took a load of cheese to Presestt. Lola {illegible} came down to tea. Emily Hendreson came over to and {illegible} to tea.

Tuesday 1st of June

A very cold windy day it rained hard in the night. Andrew went to Brockville he took up some eggs and 8 {illegible} of butter to {illegible}. Andrew got $11.40cts from the cheese today. Mrs Lewis called for just a minute.

June Wednesday 2nd 1880

A very fine day but cool, a slight frost last night. Andrew, Allen, baby and myself went to Presestt, I am very tired after the drive. Andrew paid a good many bills and paid Bill what he owed him he commend to plant came today.

Thursday 3rd

A cold windy day, I felt very tired and miserable after doing to Presestt. Andrew and Allen plointed come, little Andrew came over to work. No callers today.

Friday 4th

A very fine day. Allen took me down to Presestt to stay in few days I feel miserable Allen went to Brockville in the evening and brought Susie down I paid Miss Howlls 25 dollars Andrew finished planting corn and pumpkins.

Saturday 5th

A very fine morning but poured rain in the afternoon, Allen went to Presestt to go to a picic but it rained so heavily that he was dissapointed, he went to a party at Mrs Jones.

Sunday 6th

A very wet morning but cleaned up about 9 Oclock Allen and Ernie sowed up to Maitland church.

Monday 7

A very windy day. Susie went home, Andrew went little Andrew worked in the garden. Nothing pastieder doing they made another sale of cheese today.

June Tuesday 8th 1880

A very fine day, Maggie is very sick same last Friday with congestion of the lungs. Allen came down for me today, Fiele and Clarence came to Presestt. Andrew was hoeing potatoes, men ploughing.

Wendesday 9th

A very fine morning. A doubtful a bit better In my trip. I got his letter yesterday one from home and one from Charlotte. Andrew got $13,86cts from the cheese factory last night.No body home. I paid Mary Ann 50 cents.

Thursday 10th

A very fine day but very hot. Andrew took me to Brockville with him to sell the wood. I got fearfuly tired. I paid Hutchisons Bill and paid Mrs Howells 26 dollars has yours salary up to the 6 th of September.

Tuesday 11th

A very close hot day. Allen took Mrs. Howlls to Brockville she has gone for good lam happy to say. Emily Hendreson came over and bought me a nice sponge cake. Andrew busy hoeing potatoes.

Saturday 12th

A rainy day, Andrew went to Presestt and brought me some nice {illegible} Maltos. We got a letter from Harold, I answered it and sent hime from postage stamps.

Sunday 13th

A wet morning day but cleaned uptime for church. All the young ones went, Andrew stayed with me. Allen is 16 years old today.

Monday 14th

A very fine day. All hands hoeing potatoes. Mrs. Lewis and Lola came down to see me, I dont get strong very fast. Allen posted Harold a letter to catch the mail at Winnipeg.

Tuesday 15th

A lovely day. Lucia and I went to My Brothers to et my wrapper cart out. Afterwards we show out spent the day at {illegible}. Men hoeing Marigold.

Wednesday 16th

A very fine day. Men busy at the marigolds. We heard today that Bill was {illegible} out. Mary Ann Annie and William were all home.

Thursday 17th

A very fine day. Lucia and Lola went to Presestt to find out about the fine Bills house was badly burned but nothing lost. The family went to Mrs. Lewis, Miss Hendreson came and took me for a drive. Clara Hendreson came over and brought five turkey eggs to Caroll. Lucia brought home fifty packets of sugar. Lola went home this evening.

Friday 18th

A fine day. Andrew finished using buckwheat Lucia set a hen on the turkey egg. Allen went to Presestt in the boat. No visitors.

June Saturday 19th 1880

A very fine day, Andrew and I went to Brockwille. Men hoed marigold they finished then. Allen came home in the evening got a letter from home and Bella.

Sunday 20th

A cloudy day and quite cool Lucia and Allen went to church. In the afternoon there was a frighful thunder and hard storm of on the second comission. Emily came over in the evening. Mr. Lewis called but I could not see him.

Monday 21st

A very fine day, Men didgood work all day, All the Hendresons came over in the morning and went out in the boat.

Tuesday 22nd

A fine day. Men finished the roadwork at noon. Andrew busy hoeing all the afternoon. I got a card from Charlotte.

Wednesday 23rd

A cloudy morning, but cleaned up about 9 oclock Andrew Lucia and Myself cleaned the drawingroom. We finished it but 10'oclock the afternoon then worked at the marigolds.

Thursday 24th

A very warm morning. In the afternoon wet very heavy showers of rain and hail. {illegible} the window blinds all upstairs Allen made the new ones for me on the Machine. I went with Lucia and pilot a few {illegible}.

1877 Hunham Jones 68

Security By Aunt of Rout-fermi Dalplisch {Note in right margin: $55}

Mar 7 By interval fri 2.Months up to 1st of May. a . D.1878 {Note in right margin: $30}

1877 Hunham Jones 68

Security By Aunt of Rout-fermi Dalplisch {Note in right margin: $55}

Mar 7 By interval fri 2.Months up to 1st of May. a . D.1878 {Note in right margin: $30}

1877 Dunham Jones

Decem 3 To Cash $50 {illegible} of the Rust {note in left margin: '$50'}" to " $25 to the takin out of the first half years interest {note in left margin: '$25'}


To $9 Paid to the Scavenger {note in left margin: '$9'}


5 To $12 for lined Juave lulfring to survey for making a live fence


1878 letover Dunham's lot of Soloman's {note in left margin: '$12.00'}


Mar 7 To $4 for drawing died by French {note in left margin: '$4.00'}


1879 " for Preaching mortgage {note in left margin: '$1.50'}


Jan 30 To a Draft for $75 {note in left margin: '$75'}


June 3 To a Draft for $9 interest up to the 1st of May A.D.1879 {note in left margin: '$91'}


25 To a Draft for $34 fault of interest {illegible} due up to 1st Nov A.D. 1879 {note in left margin: '$34'}


August 22 To a dafe for $40 from of interest


1878 not due up to 1st Nov A.D. 1879 {note in left margin: '$40'}


Oct. 28 To a Draft for $40 to B.B. Allen {illegible} for D Wilson Jones {note in left margin: '$40'}

(A blank page. Very worn with some smudges)

June Friday 25th 1880

A fine day but very warm. Andrew took me to Presest. Maggie is better, Mary Ann not to well tired out cleaning. In the afternoon men worked at the Margolds. Emily came over in the eveing.

Saturday 26th

A fine day Lucia quite sick all day. The new finished the Margolds. Agnes went to Maitland. Annie Hendutow was over for a {illegible}

Sunday 27th

A very warm day, Allen went to church Mrs Henry frine Jeine Houte was buried today in Maitland. Mrs Lewis called in the afternoon.

Monday 28th

A cloudy morning, rained a little in the night. Men busy hoeing. Andrew and Lucia went to Brockville and bought down Susie. I got a bad pain in my side.

Tuesday 29th Andrew went to Presestt for Bill to see me. rained a little today. Andrew went to get Johnie Patterson to work. EMily Nenderin was here for tear, the spent the afternoon with me. Bill caught some fish.

Wednesday 30th

A fine day. Bill and Me came up fora minute. Allen went to Presestt. Men still weeding in the garden.

Thursday July 1st

A fine day. Agnes and Robert both took holidays. Lucia took Susie to Brockville. We got a very nice letter from Harold yesterday. Mis. {illegilbe} called

July Friday 2th 1880

A very fine day. Allen came home in the morning. Men Hoeing come. Aqnes picked enough up berries for tea. Charlotte Sallie Sallie and Geirge Malloeh all came to see me. George went to Mathew to stay the rest stayed with me all night.

Saturday 3rd

A very fine day. Allen took the Malloehs up to Brockville. Bill came and put a {illegible} on my side for Pleasing. Men busy hoeing. Andrew came over and got {illegible} from his lunch Andrew.

Saturday 4th

A very fine day, I was in bed all day with a blister on. Bill came in. Emily came over Ernie and Lola and Annie came to dinner Allen went in Presestt with Ernie.

Monday 5th

A fine day. I got up but felt very weak. Andrew busy hoeing come. No person here.

Tuesday 6th

A very hot day. Allen came home in the {illegible}. I was very sick all day. Andrew and men hoeing come. Mrs Lewis {illgible}

Wednesday 7th

A very hot day, Men hoeing came and Andrew worked in the garden are of {illegible} me. Emily came over in the eveing. Allen painted part of the porch.

Thursday 8th

A very hot day. Robert went to market Andrew went to Presestt and Ogdensburg he brought Jammie home with him. I was very poorly all day, Bill came in the evening.

Friday 9th

A fearfully hot day. George, Charlotte Jillin and Sallie Malloeh all came down and stowed all night. Mary Ann & Maggie drove up in the afternoon family and Mary Ann from over the swamp were here in the morning. Bill called

Saturday 10th

A very hot day. The Malloehs all went away today. Allen cut the {illgible} hay the new busy hoeing.

Sunday 11th

A fine day. Allen and Jammie went to church. Lucin came home from Presett family came over. Andrew {illgible} of home with

Monday 11th

A cloudy morning. Jammie went to Presestt with Andrew . It rained very heavily in the afternoon and morning. Men {illgible} barn and mowing macheine.

Tuesday 13th

A clouudy day after the rain. Annie Jones came over. Andrew and all lunch {illgible} of the hay, Allen cut ome noon, we got in the load.

Wednesday 14th

A very fine day. All bury at the hay. Bill called to {illgible} and went out {illgible} family came over

To A Hare & Co & Lemon}

1833 To 2 doz axes to grind
- To 6 doz do do
- To 8 do do do
Aug 11 To 16 doz do, do
15 To 3 doz do do
To 2 doz and 2 axes
To 4 Broad axes
1833 To " " for staves
Sept 25 To 5 doz axes
To 2 doz and 4 axes
Oct 19 To 9 doz axes
To 5 Broad axes
To 5 stave axes
23 To 7 doz axes
Nov 25 To 2 doz do
29 To 10 doz do
30 To 2 doz axe
Dec 9 To 5 doz axes do
12 To 4 doz and 8 Axes
13 To 1 Broad ax
17 To 2 doz Axes
19 To 3 doz Axes do
25 To 4 doz Axes do
27 To 1 Stave ax do
Jan 3 To 5 doz axes
15 To 2 doz axes
20 To 2 doz axes
23 To 1 Stave ax
31 To 2 Broad axes
10 " "
7 " "
" 12 6
" 2 6
2 10 "
15 10
14 2
14 2
6 3
2 6
1 8
3 6
1 10 "
1 10 "
1 10
" 6 3
8 9

amount Brot over

Bg 3 doz axes by the money at 10/ flak Bg 2 doz axes that Mr Lemor had Bg 3 ax at /10pat do
58 10 2
1 10
1
26
$61 28
March 28+29 By 20 doz axes ground at 10/per By grinding the doz afer at 10/p doz By do 2 " " " 6/3 " By do 2 Broad axes at 1/3 per June 24 By do 5 doz axes at 10/ per By do 1 doz and 7 axes, at 10/ per By 1 doz 05 axes ground and not polished at 10 p doz Nov 1 By grinding 5 Broad axes 19 By grinding 2 Broad axes By do 2 narrow axes By pollishing 14 axes at 3 per By grinding 3 doz axes at 10/ By do " " " By d do By 5 Broad axes at 1/3 By grinding 1 doz axes not polished

5 July Thursday 15th 1880

A very warm morning. Little Andrew went to Brockville to market. Andrew bury having in hay. Allen cutting. No caller myself family in the morning.

Friday 16th

A fine day. Allen went to Presestt and brought Maggie up to stay for a while. Mary Ann came over to him and took Annie home. Family came in the morning.

Saturday 17

A cloudy day,quite a shower in the afternoon Mary Ann, Bill, {illgible}, Ellen, Hatter Pottow and {illgible} I hope came up to him, Mary Ann was over to porw the swamp.

Saturday 18th

A very fine day. Maggie, Lucin, Allen and Andrew went to church. I went for a drive over the {illgible} swamp it had me {illgible}

Monday 19th

A fine day, with just little bits of showers. Allen went to Presestt and brought up the new {illgible} girl, Maggie and Lucin went berry picking. Sol was here all day helping to draw the hay. Allen mowed all the afternoon.

Tuesday 20th

A very wet morning. Andrew and Robert and Francis. In the afternoon Andrew went collecting Mr. Lewis's salary. We got a letter for Harold and one from {illgible} too. Bille came in for a few minutes family and the girls were over in the evening. The Two Miss Willows called to see how I

{Wednesday & Thursday too faded}

Sunday August 1st

A very hot day, Allen, Maggie and Julian went to church. Ms. Lewis called, also family and May over and {illgible} from over the swamp.

Monday 2nd

A wet day, Andrew filled the lunch went to Presett killed a sheep, Arnold went over to the church for the rest of the men hoed when the rain died stop them.

Tuesday 3rd

A fine morning but cold. Allen went to Presett. Andrew was in the garden as the barley was wet get to bring in - no callens - Robert went to Brockville.

Wednesday 4th

A cloudy morning it cleared up a bit 12 delay deport the day at Mrs. Lewis's -Nobody here- Men drawing in barley.

Thursday 5th

A very cool morning, I went for a drive to Maitland with Andrew I got very cold. Andrew worked in the garden. Allen and little Andrew went to Presett <little Andrew went to the circus in Ogdensburgh.

7 August Friday 6th 1880

A very fine day, {illegible} was have drowing in barley they got it all in and cut some oats. Andrew {illegible writing crossed out} began to make the soap and worked in the {illegible}: No callen.

Wednesday September 1st 1880

A cloudy morning, I've have had no rain worth while for a month. Andrew and Allen cut buckwheat over the swamp. A fearfully hot day. No callen.

Thursday 2nd

A {illegible} day for heat. one off the hottest of the season. Jude and Clarence went back to Brockville. Noone over the swamp. Queenie (the Irish girl) cause to work on Tuesday.

Friday 3rd

The hottest day I've have had this year. A litte rain cause up in the morning but search rough to lay the duvet. The men wine over the swamp. Arnold very sick all day.

Saturday 4th

A very hot day. Andrew sowed Rye over the swamp. Allen melted over the soap.

Board at Mrs Hanfers

1881 Commenced board on the second day of Feb took tea

March 2 Paid Mrs Hanfer for (the?) work 12.00

John Powell

Commenced work on the morning of the 16th of March A D. 1881 at $2 for the first month + $15 for the next 6 months April 9 7. Cash 60cts for to buy a razin 50cts + bush 10cts

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Frances Ann (Fanny) Jones, “Frances Ann (Fanny) Jones Diary, 1880,” Rural Diary Archive, accessed September 28, 2022, https://ruraldiaries.lib.uoguelph.ca/transcribe/items/show/327.