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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

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Jan 1892

Sunday 3 at home. Boys & girls went to M Barkeys this evening W. cold squaals of snow

4 Boys threshed few Peas I & Nancy went to NB's awhile AM Aunt Lissy has very sore hand Boys drew 8 big stumps PM W. Zero this morning, Milder PM

5 Boys drew stumps AM H B & A Adeline Susanna & Esther went to JD's PM their Daughter Barbara was Married to a David Weber from Missouri J & F drew 5 stumps PM W. sharp Clear

6 Boys drew 5 stumps AM finish Horse stable floor PMI & Nancy went to MN's. W. snow from east & N East all day pretty Cold roads pretty good a little more snow will make sleighing

7 Boys drew stumps Barbara Diller & her man were here this evening W. fine Cler, not quite enough snow for sleighing

8 Boys drew 10 stumps W. fine Cler a few sleighs slipping along the road

9 Boys Chored AM drew stumps PM W. Cold

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Sunday 10 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks & sermon on St Luke 4 C by Br C I & Nancy & little ones went to Peter B Reesor's this evening. W. 5 below Zero this morning fine & Cler milder tonight

11 Boys drew 26 stump W. fine Barbara Diller & Maria & Barbara's Husband started for Missouri today they intend to live there

12 H helped Pilkey kill hogs AM Boys brought load wood they went Foxhunting Caught nothing I & Nancy went to Whitevale PM, we cut a lot of feed after we Came home W. a little rain this morning freezing again this evening I & Nancy went to see Aunt Lissy this eveing her hand is getting better. it was like a Frog Felon

13 Boys drew stumps W. a little snow this morning, snowing again this evening

14 Boys Chored took grist Pig Chop to Br S's & brought load wood PM I & Adeline went to Markham PM W. snow last night & AM about 6 in very fine sleighing fine & Mild

15 Boys drew a load of Peastraw from Thomas's AM we exchange a load of dung for a load

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DetailSource: Name: Barbara Diller Age: 25 Birth Year: abt 1867 Birth Place: Scarborough, Ontario Marriage Date: 5 Jan 1892 Marriage Place: York, Ontario, Canada Father: John Diller Mother: Susanna Diller Spouse: David Samuel Weaver