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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

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Dec 1890

This is Nancy's 51st Birthday

10 F took a Cord of dry wood to Markham with sleigh H helped B Burkholder thresh J got Frank & Doll shod I & A Painted in other house Nancy Esther & Mary Cleaned at house. W. Milder thawing a little but Cloudy

11 H helped B Burkholder finish threshing awhile this morning A took 24 Axles {?} to Markham AM F & Susanna went to Stouffville AM boys drew home few loads hay from other place & A drew few loads wood from other bush Nancy Adeline & Esther finished Cleaning house at other place PM. W. Mild thawing a little snowed here after dark

12 I went to Markham AM A took load wood & F got Horse Charly AM F took load Wood PM, we are getting $4.50 per Cord in trade for Cutter & Harness & Cook Stove J & A Painted at house W. Cold. sleighing pretty fair snow blowed off some in places

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Dec 1890

13 F & H took load wood apiece AM H & A Painted awhile PM J took 10 bags Oats to Br S's PM W. fine Cold, Cler

Sunday 14 all went to Meeting at Hebron except Esther & Henry remarks & sermon on St Mat 11 C by Br C. JB's were here at dinner. A. Esther & Mary went to Br S's this evening F H Adeline & Susanna went to Peter's Reesor's W. very fine & Cler, thawing in the sun

15 I & F went to Markham for a new Cooking Stove @ $28.00 H got young Mare Bonnie shod set up stove in other house PM. W very fine thawing some, sleighing very thin

16 Chored AM. I & Nancy started about 1/2 past 11 00 AM to go to Saml Brownsberger's our son Flavius got Married to their youngest daughter Fanny they went to Stouffville about 4 PM, a Christian Minister by name Willoughby Married them Herman & AB's daughter went with them W. Cloudy this Morning Cleared at noon Cloudy this evening began to snow after dark snowing at bed time we staid all night, we went in buggy but could have Come home in Cutter

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DetailSource: Name: Harries H Reesor [Flavius H. Reesor] Age: 25 Birth Year: abt 1865 Birth Place: Markham, Ontario Marriage Date: 17 Dec 1890 Marriage Place: York, Ontario, Canada Father: Benjamin B Reesor Mother: Nancy Reesor Spouse: Fanny Brownsberger Save