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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_36.pdf

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Mar 1891

Johnny Ramer's Br C's Ketura was here B Diller's Came this evening W. mild thawing fast sleighing gone

23 Chored Boys cut straw to fill beds AM Cleaned Harness PM H helped F Clean & Oil his W. drissly rain all day

24 Boys cut wood J drew 3 loads from old bush & A Oiled one set of Harness AM he & J drew & piled first Class wood at other bush PM W. fine Cler, Colder this evening

25 Boys Cut wood AM they all went to J Larkins sale PM except A. PM. W. sharp this Morning, thawing today

26 H & F cut wood I & B & J Cleaned 78 Bus barly for J Pike @ 50 cts per Bus AM H went to Manasse Frets's sawing Bee J & F went to Dumonds sale PM F bought Cutting Box @ {blank space} Wheelbarrow @ {blank space} & Scoop shovel @ {blank space} W Cler, sharp east wind A went to MN's for 4 little Pigs PM

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Mar 1891

Good Friday 27 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks & sermon on St Mark part of 15 C by Br C Matty Cook was here for dinner I & Nancy took her to Br S's PM. W. very sharp & strong east wind all day

28 Cleaned about 120 Bus barly Torrance took away 50 bus this morning & Jacob Reesor's 40 Bags tapped trees over 100 sap run very fast H went to John Milroys PM they had few hands sawing wood I went to F to P Hoover's sale PM F bought spring board @ $5.75 W. very fine & Cler, we gathered big tub very near full of sap this evening & Most of trees were tapped aftger dinner

Easter Sunday 29 F & Fanny were here at dinner I & Nancy & little ones went to AB's staid to supper heard that old Saml Stover's son Simeon died today of Inflammation on the lungs W. very fine & mild

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DetailSource: Name: Simeon Stover Birth Date: 25 Dec 1859 Death Date: 29 Mar 1891 Cemetery: Reesor Mennonite Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Markham, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Has Bio?: Y Father: Samuel Stover Mother: Susannah Stover Children: Oscar Roy Stover Ethel Sinclair URL: