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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

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June & July 1890

W. Cloudy fine shower PM

Sunday 29 all went to Meeting except Susanna & Mary remarks & sermon on {blank space} by Br C Abraham Smith & David Hane's were here at dinner & MN's at supper W. very warm

30 F & A drew gravel H filled J is Pathmaster they drew from Pickering Put onto Pickering Townline I got Farmer shod PM. took Susanna to Br C's AM & brought her home PM Dr Robinson brought Dr Freel to see her one day last week they think she is likely to get better a son of Josephus Reesor's at Markham was kicked to death by a horse on Friday last & was buried yesterday W. very very warm, breese from north

July 1 Boys Finished hoeing Mangels & began second time W. very heavy thunder & rain this morning. thunder storms north & south all day I took Susanna to Br S's PM to give

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July 1890

to give her a drive took a bag of Corn & got it Cracked for the Chickens & Turkeys I & Nancy walked to Johnny Reesor's this evening Angeline was sick she is better again

2 F & H finished Markham roadwork with one team & Put in one day for George Duncan. he paid his work he lives in Colin Reesor's house A took Susanna to Dr Robinson he was not at home. they staid at Anthony Lehmans for dinner Anthony's live at B Hoover's W. shower at noon & heavy this evening

3 F & H worked at Scarboro road work I & A took 6 bags barly to Br S's & got it Chopped & went to Ceder Grove AM I went to Steven's Blk Smith & to M Barkeys for Celery Plants PM. W. Cooler

4 F & H finished with team AM. Scarboro road work. they topped thistles in big Oat field PM J scuffled feed Corn PM W. fine Cool Nancy finished Packing 130 lbs Butter for the Mrs Ionsons today one of them Came & took on Jar away @ 17cts per lb

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DetailSource Name: Matthew Ressa [Matthew Reesor] Gender: Male Age: 18 Birth Date: abt 1872 Birth Place: Markham Death Date: 27 Jun 1890 Death Place: York, Ontario, Canada Religion: Methodist Episcopal Church Cause of Death: Frasture of The Skull Kicked by Horse