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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_46.pdf

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June 1891

to boil feed A got mare Bonnie shod PM. W. Cloudy, drissly rain at times I went to Stevens B.S. AM

4 Put rings in 7 pigs noses & turned them into old orchard Cleaned out Pig pen AM B went to Make Mortar for Alf Spragge for turnip Cellar I went to Steven's B.S.S W. a little drissly, fine today rather cool

5 I went to see Bishop A brought last of dressed lumber AM we Pulled weeds out of 3 acres fall Wheat east of dam & scuffled Mangel drills. they have not Come yet it was too dry. W. fine Cler

6 B sheared sheep A tended Spragge AM we finished scuffling Mangels & scuffled early Potatoes below garden & Pulled nearly all weeds out of Wheat behind barn PM W. fine Cler, Cool

Sunday 7 at home all day Flavius' were here PM. W. fine Cler Cool

8 J took 5 bags Oats to Br S's & brought a little lumber from D Ramer's that was dressed & brought home Chop AM I & J & A drew home some heavy

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June 1891

timber from SM to other place PM I went to Ceder Grove Mills for some Graham flour this Morning. W warm fine & Cler

9 J & A fixed north fence AM I took old Buggy (that I bought at Br C's sale) to Whitevale to get Wheels fixed & J went to Unionville for his road list PM. I went to Whaleys to see Bishop after supper. W. very warm & dry

10 J & A went to Johnny Ramer's AM for a Cedar log for stringer for bridge at our Corner on Scarboro Townline Chored PM W. very warm and a little rain PM

11 J A & Henry went fishing to dead water of Rouge Caught only 2. W. fine rain this morning good heavy shower PM some thunder, Sir John A McDonald was buried this PM he Died on Saturday evening 6th inst {?}

12 I & Nancy went to Funeral of Jacob Barkey (Joseph's son) Baptist man Preached young Saml Hoover helped a little went to Br inlaw Peter's Boys Made a stone wall along end of Kitchen PM B tended Mason AM he finished Cellar at noon

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DetailSource Name: Jacob R Barkey Gender: Male Age: 50 Birth Date: abt 1841 Birth Place: Markham York, Ontario Death Date: 9 Jun 1891 Death Place: York, Ontario, Canada Religion: Baptist Cause of Death: Consumption