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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1871-1878

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  N     Nov 1877

7 I & John & G took 2 loads lumber to Markham W. milder thawing some, roads pretty good

8 I & John & G took 2 last loads lumber to Markham I & Nancy went to Mannasse Frets this evening {illegible} W. pretty cold

9 I took Benjamin to Toronto on C{illegible) Doctor says his eye is doing very well. W. Cold AM. quite mild PM G & John Plowed in root ground, snow all gone

Sundy 10 John & girls went to Cober's Meeting & to AB's I & Nancy & Children went to Br S's W mild & muddy

11 G & John Plowed AM I took grist to Cedar Grove PM. W. Cloudy, raining some this evening

12 John & G cut off Corn stalks & Picked ears off feed corn & piled feed corn against fence W. Mild

13 I & John drew in feed Corn ears this morning G began to plow. squaals of soft snow G & John threshed Peas AM both plowed. PM

14 G nearly finished plowing root ground AM J Plowed sod in old Orchard. & I went to Cedar Grove AM G threshed Peas I went to Cherrywood & J burned stumps in pasture. W. Cler. Cool

15 all burned & dug stumps & stones in pasture AM G & D began plowing sod in pasture PM, I & Nancy went to Whitevale PM. Called at Frets & Hoovers W. frose hard this morning. fine & Cler today

16 G dug awhile at a stump I & boys Cleaned {illegible} Peas & took them to Cedar Grove AM then J & G Plowed PM. W. frose a little this Morning

Sundy 17 at home all day Br C's were here Old Mrs Hoover died today. W. drissly rain all day

18 I went to Hoover's to see about digging the grave I & Nancy went to Cedar Grove G & J threshed a few Peas & plowed AM G helped dig grave PM J Plowed a little & brought home grists PM. W. drissly at times. quite mild

19 all went to Funeral. all our Ministers took part the sermon's W. Mild rather Cloudy Simon & Samuel Hoover's & Saul Lehman's C Burkholder & Gibner were here PM. J Plowed awhile

20 J & G Plowed I went to Sparta for share PM. W. fine

21 J & G Plowed I burned stump & opened tile drain mouth AM D Brown began shingling lintel of new barn PM W fine Clear white frost this morning

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Name: Fanny Hoover Birth Date: 16 Jun 1813 Death Date: 19 Nov 1878 Cemetery: Reesor Mennonite Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Markham, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Has Bio?: N Father: John Reiff Reesor Mother: Anna Lehman Reesor Spouse: Daniel Hoover Children: Peter Reesor Hoover Daniel Reesor Hoover Martin Hoover Anna Stover Abraham Reesor Hoover Elizabeth Ramer URL: