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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_27.pdf

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Dec 1890

26 Chored AM Boys threshed few Peas PM. W snow from east all day

27 I & Nancy started this Morning went to Br inlaw Peters for dinner he was in bed with lame back. then we went to Joseph Shank's was at supper with Daniels they live with old folks was all night with old folks W. mild a little snowy all day

28 Sunday went to Meeting at Almira remarks & sermon on St Luke part of 2nd C by Jac Wideman went to Christian Wideman's to dinner & to Christian Gayman's to supper they live on John Wideman's Homestead then we staid all night with John's he is not very well, result of Grippe then

29 we went to Abraham Hoover's on the 7th Con to dinner then Came home W. blowed up Cold Saturday night. Cold yesterday Mild & snow today sleighing good here not so good further north

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Dec 1890 Jan 1891

30 Boys chored AM H & A took 2 loads wood to Markham PM F Fanny & Adeline fixed at house Flavius went to Markham PM. W. snow from east all AM

31 H took load wood to Markham AM Flavius & some of girls Cleaned at other house B Came home last night & went to Wedding at Jonas Ramer's Simon Hoover's son Albert is getting Married to Jonas' second wife's daughter Anne Raymond W. strong wind & some snow from east

Jan 1st 1891 at home all day B. & Flavius' were here had roast Turkeys. W. trees covered with Ice Foggy mild began to rain PM Br inlaw Jesse Hoover & Herman Lehman were here at dinner

2 Flavius & girls Cleaned & Papered at house J H & A went Fox hunting in Pickering got nothing I & Nancy went to Ceder Grove PM. W. soft AM blowed up Cold PM Joseph Groves & wife brought Samuel Grove & wife from Michigan to dinner

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