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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_37.pdf

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Mar 1891 April

Easter Mondy 30 Boiled sap had to do it Boys helped to dig grave Br N's Peter & Jacob & NB helped A Adeline Susanna & Esther went to Markham PM Wl fine & Cler east wind sap running some today very fast yesterday

31 went to Funeral of Simeon Stover at Hebron sermon by Baptist Minister by the name of Shaw Henry Stover & wife were here at dinner W. very sharp & strong east wind AM began to snow fast about noon snowed all PM. thawing at bedtime boys Cleaned some seed barly PM

April 1 H & B helped F cut wood we boiled sap I & J brought load old Pine from other bush to sugar Camp & J brought home Chop, he drew some logs for Jesse Reesor PM W. snow thawing a little sleighing, rained awhile PM

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April 1891

2 Chored AM went to bush about 1100 AM & started fire H & B cut wood PM W. drissly rain AM Cloudy PM, a little drissly towards evening Nancy & Henry went to Ceder Grove PM Christian Stover brought back Mare Bonny that Simeon Stover had bought from us last December his widow has no use for her the snow is nearly all gone roads very bad

3 H & B helped F Cut wood AM F & B went to G Duncan's sawing Bee PM J Nancy & Henry went to Markham I let Job of stumping about 10 acres to G Kelly's man PM I & A boiled sap PM. W. a little drissly AM getting Colder. N wind PM

4 Boys Cut wood J & A brought load old pine to Camp from other place & load sawdust for bedding we Cleaned 30 bus seed barly for P Lewis his man took it away W. very Cold N wind freesing hard

Sundy 5 all went to Meeting at Hebron except J remarks & sermon on St Mat

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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: