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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_44.pdf

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May 1891

early in the spring for $6.00 I & Nancy went to Ceder Grove AM J took grist 12 Bus Wheat to Ceder Grove Mills & brought home barly Chop PM. W. very Cool some rain & hail passed around last night

23 J & A Planted 12 rows hill corn along side of turnip ground AM B rolled turnip ground they planted 8 rows for Flavius at other place & brought home little load of hay I started to go to Ceder Grove this morning met John Weaver & wife & Joseph Schawn from Indiana Preacher Berry & S Connell from Ohio Br S's wife were bringing them to Br C's I turned back & helped bring them then I went to Ceder Grove they all Came here to stay all night W. fine

Sunday 24 I & Nancy took Weavers & Joseph Schawn to Meeting at Wideman's remarks by Pre Weaver sermon on St Luke 10C 30 V to end by Pre Berry went to Tilman Reesor's to dinner

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May 1891

I & Nancy & Weaver's got dinner with Widow Barkey then Called at Br inlaw Peter's to supper at Christian Burkholder's Called at old widow Barkeys (Pre Henry's widow) & left Weaver's & Schawn at Johnny Burkholder's. David Burkholder took Berry & Connell to Menno Burkholders W. hard frost last night Tomatoes frozen I forgot to say that Peter B Reesor's took Pre Berry & Connell this Morning & as far as C Burkholder's

25 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks by Pre Beary sermon on St John Parts of 3rd C by Pre Weaver JH Ramer's were here at dinner I & Nancy went to Br N's this evening all them Visitors were there they go to Waterloo tommorrow Br N's go with them, boys Cut & Planted Potatoes W. fine warm & Cler F & H began digging turnip cellar Fanny had not time to go to Meeting this Morning so boys worked too

26 Boys took last Potatoes out of Cellar & finished planting ours at other place W. fine little shower last night very Cool this morning

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