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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_31.pdf

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Jan Feb 1891

J & A drew home 2 logs for Ovenwood & took a load bolts to Green River I & Nancy & Ann went awhile to Flavius PM W. mild soft snow & rain this evening

Sunday Feb 1 at home Boys & girls went to JD's W. fine

Candleman day 2 H & B Cut bolts I went to Trustee Meeting at Hebron Br. S, M Barkey & Manesse Frets were elected Trustees for the Cemetery Frets was not present, I went to other bush PM. W. fine & Cler AM, Mild east wind this evening, Cloudy PM

3 Boys Cut & drew home 2 loads Ice from Br S's Pond. W. fine AM squaals of snow PM a little rain last night, the snow today made the sleighing pretty fair again a little snow this Morning

4 Boys threshed 4 bags Peas & took them to Br S's AM they could not Cut Ice, too cold Ice frose on saws I went to Ceder Grove PM W. very Cold 5 deg below this morning

5 boys Cut Ice drew 2 loads H Adeline & Esther & Flavius & Fanny AB's Jess Martha & Ben Stover's & Br C's

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Feb 1891

Thomas went to JH Ramer's this evening W. getting Milder, towards evening JH R's were not at home, so they went to Jac Groves

6 Boys Cut Ice Nancy & Susanna & Anne went to Markham AM J brought last load of Ice PM I did not feel well. B helped F bring some Ice for him PM W. fine mild

7 H helped F Pack his Ice I & B cut some logs AM J Drew them he & B & A went to bush PM drew 2 more then snow storm from east stopped them. A & Henry went to Markham AM snowing yet at Bedtime

Sunday 8 all went to Meeting at Hebron except J. remarks & sermon on St Mark part of 8th C by Br C AB's were here at noon I & Nancy & little ones went to Johnny Ramer's this evening W. a little snow this Morning very fine PM

9 Chored this Morning Boys went to bush after 9 AM drew 3 logs & I went to Ceder Grove we Cleaned a lot of Oats PM W. driving Mist from east nearly all day rain this evening

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