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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_29.pdf

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Jan 1891

H went to Markham with Thomas PM. W. strong N wind pretty Cold snow blowing

13 Flavius Moved. W. fine, Cold we took his Furniture over he moved into our house on Lot 4, 5th Con Scarboro east & west roads drifted pretty bad

14 J & H threshed 3 bags Peas AM J took them & some barly to Br S's PM H went as far as Flavius's W. Mild some snow strong wind from north PM

15 H & Susanna went to Markham AM H brought Chop home PM then brought Colts Dick & Jess home from other place they & the 2 yearlings have been there all winter W. fine & Cler

16 I went to Markham AM sorted Hens PM W. Coldest so far this winter H & girls & Br C's Thomas went to Menno Burkholder's this evening

17 H helped Flavius cut wood AM he & J drew some 3 sawlogs PM I & Nancy went to Ceder Grove PM W. Milder

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Jan 1891

Sunday 18 I & Nancy & little ones went to Meeting at Wideman's remarks by Br C Sermon on Hebrews part of 11th C by Old S Hoover went to Christian Burkholder's to dinner & to Abraham Burkholders fot supper W. Cler sharp this Morning. Milder tonight

19 J & H drew 3 sawlogs AM brought a shingle log to end of lane at noon H took it to Green Pines PM W. fine Mild I & Br C went to 4th Con Scarboro for more gravel for him PM

20 Killed big hog for Flavius he & Fanny helped W. fine & Cler

21 F & A went to bring B home from Peter's Br inlaw Peter's they took guns along hunted rabbits got one I & Nancy & little ones went to JH Ramer's they were not at home but they Came at 2 PM & then we staid to supper W. Mild & soft snow going. thin places getting bare H helped Br C's Thomas thresh at Bob Reesor's with Br C's Machine. They finish the Job for W Reesor.

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