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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1871-1878

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June 1878

June 1 drew dung with 2 waggons filled fallow W. Cler

Sunday All went to Meeting at Altona I Nancy & little boys went to Edward Moyer's for dinner & to Henry Boyer's at supper W. fine Cler remarks by Joseph Barky sermon on St John Parts of 12 C by Br. C

I went to Boxgrove AM JD's brought Joseph Brennman & Saul Diller & Johnie Broths here Pm. W. warm Cler G began Plowing fallow

4 I & Nancy went to Funeral of D Hane's Child at Widemans. Sermon on 1st Peter 1st C & 16 V by Br C went to JB's Pm. W. Wm Diller & Brennamen her tonight

5 I took Diller & Brenneman around the 4th & 3rd Con of Pickering today W. Cool

6 went to F man's by today with JD & his Brother & Joseph Brennamen Caught no fish but had a fine day boating a slight white frost this morning fine today

7 helped Br C put posts under his woodshed he had moved it & is building a new house. G finished plowing fallow except headlands sorted some potatoes Pm. W. a little rain Pm. fine steady rain this evening

8 I & G dug stump in fallow Am John harrowing turnip ground & Potatoes Am I & Nancy went to Funeral of Aunt Esther Armstrong Pm. W. Cool

Whitsunday 9 all went to Meeting at Cedar Grove & to Br S's Pm. John & girls went home remarks & sermon on {blank space} by R'd Joe Wideman. W. fine Cler

Whitmonday 10 I & Nancy & girls went to Elmdale Mills Duffin's Creek to Ben Hoover's boys went fishing at Br S's . W. Cler

11 I went to Unionville for My road list Am Chored & went to Cedar Grove this evening. W. fine Shower at noon

12 burned pine Stump Am warned hands to work on roads on Monday. P,. W. warm Cler J & G spudded thistles

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June 1878

went to Whitevale & Cherrywood Am I & J made Picket fence with laths from woodshed west lane fence Pm. W. warm Cler

G went to Bee to repair lane from 11 Con to Cedar Grove Plowed in turnip ground, fixed some fence in front of Beehouse. W. very warm

G Plowed in turnip ground. I & J put in Cedar Culvert at foot of hill near Br C's very warm. getting dry

Sunday 16 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks by Br C sermon on St John 1st C R'd Samuel Weber from Waterloo Filaws C Burkholder's were after service & Jonas Ramer's Peter Ramer & S Weber, & wife Pm heavy rain & thunder last night very very warm day. slight shower today. not much

Worked on roads, had teams drawing gravel on Scarboro townline opposite our place W. Cool

Worked on roads, drew gravel. G at home yesterday & today W. fine. warm

Finished road work turnpiking on 11th Con M John harrowed & rolled turnip ground yesterday & Monday I & Nancy went to John Hoover's on 6th Con {illegible - two words} Pm. W. warm Cler then went to John Widemans to stay all night

went to Meeting at Almira remarks by Barkey sermon on St Mat 25 C by R'd Samuel Weber from Waterloo went to Danl Widemans after service & to Daniel Hoover's 6th Con Markham at supper W. warm a little rain this evening

G & J made turnip drills got about half {?ed} this evening. W. a little rain this morning. Clerd up Came on this evening very heavy. splendid shower

Chored. G harrowed fallow Pm. W. Some rain

Sunday 23 at home AB's were here. W. rainy nearly all day

split rails. W. fine. Cool. all day

I & Nancy went to Toronto. Butter 13 cts Eggs 14 cts Potatoes 63 cts per bag. W. fine. Aunt Lissy Burkholder went with us

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Name: Esther Armstrong Birth Date: 10 Apr 1808 Birth Place: Markham, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Death Date: 5 Jun 1878 Death Place: Markham, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Cemetery: Grace Anglican Church Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Markham, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Has Bio?: N Father: Peter Reesor Mother: Esther Reesor Spouse: William Goodfellow Armstrong Children: John Armstrong Ann Jerman Thomas Armstrong Robert Goodfellow Armstrong William Armstrong Jane Scott Peter Armstrong URL: