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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-6.pdf

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Feb 1861

7 Sorted Apples, Weather, wind storm from the north some six inches of snow fell since last night, great drifts. very Cold

8 Threshed Oats A.M, I and John Burkholder Went along the Scarboro townline Beating roads some great drifts near the 11th Con of Markham PM. Weather, Clear and very Cold

9 Threshed Oats AM. Went to Cedar Grove Mills For a pig PM. and to Singing School in the Evening. Weather Cloudy and a little milder Commenced to rain about 9 Oclock this evening

Sunday 10 Went to my Uncle Christian Burkholders on a visit and Called at my Brother N Reesor's in the Evening. his little daughter Mary is very bad with the Croup, Weather, Clear sunshine and mild all day, thawing a little

11 Died, Last night my Brother N Reesor's Daughter Mary, then today I went up through Markham and to Whitchurch to Inform the friends about the funeral, Weather, rained all day, mild and foggy

12 Went to the Funeral at my Bro N Reesor's the little child was buried at Hebron Chapel Remarks By Revd H Barkey sermon on 1st St. Peter 1st Chapt 16 Ver by Revd J Grove after the Service We went to the house over for dinner, Weather, Mild & Clear, a little snow in the Evening

13 Went to Markham Village for my broken Cutter Drew home a load of wood in the evning and then went to my Br C Reesor's on {illegible] Weather, Mild & Clear

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