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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_30.pdf

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22 Chored Cleaned stables hung up Pork to smoke W. light rain AM turned to snow getting Colder this evening, freezing

23 H went threshing B helped F cut some wood & cut some smoke wood J took 12 bags Oats to Br S's & brought home smoke wood I & Henry went to Ceder Grove AM W. fine, sleighing fair I & Nancy went to Aunt Lissy's this evening

24 H went threshing till noon F & A cut stub for shingles & cut Bolts PM J took stub to Green River PM & brought home Chop from Br S's I & Nancy went awhile to AB's PM W. fine

Sunday 25 at home I Moyer's were here H, Adeline Susanna, F & Fanny went to S Lehman's. W. fine

26 Boys threshed 4 bags Peas AM I took them with 6 bags barley to Br S's PM J went with Br C's Thomas to Markham F & H went to buy a Cow at J Barkeys at Mongolia PM did not get her W. snow AM fine PM B helped NB Kill Pigs PM

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Jan 1891

27 H & B brought shingle butt to the house this Morning B Chored AM H took it to Green River & B drew wood for Alexander PM I went around to tell that Samuel Wideman's widow died this morning W. heavy snow AM Cler PM

28 Boys drew home load hay A & H brought home Chop AM they all went to Whitson's sale in Pickering F went with them & Fanny was here all PM. W. fine Mild thawing a little I went to Ceder Grove PM

29 I & Nancy went to Funeral of Widow Wideman at Wideman Meeting house Old & young Sam Hoover officiated --- ---- ---- we went to Tilman Reesor's to dinner Boys cut shingle bolts W. Cloudy foggy AM began to rain from east at 3 PM rained all the way home

30 H & B Cut bolts AM they hitched up Colt Jess PM she went well W. fine & Mild, the rain did not spoil the sleighing

31 H & B cut bolts AM & awhile PM then they cleaned out Ice house

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DetailSource: Name: Barbara Wideman Gender: Female Birth Date: 27 Jul 1823 Birth Place: Ontario, Canada Death Date: 27 Jan 1891 Death Place: Markham, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Cemetery: Wideman Mennonite Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Markham, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Has Bio?: N Father: Abraham Hisey Mother: Sarah Hisey Spouse: Samuel K Wideman Children: Fanny Hoover Abraham Wideman Sarah Wideman Esther Wideman URL: Save