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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_71.pdf

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Jan 1892 Feb

Boys Cut feed AM drew 7 stumps PM

26 Boys Chored threshed few Peas W. very very Cold 8 below Zero this Morning strong Cold wind PM

27 Boys threshed few Peas AM J went to Whitevale I & Nancy went to F's awhile other boys took grist Oats to Br S's & brought load roots PM Henry Stover & wife Came to stay all night W. Cold AM, Milder PM

28 boys Chored H & B Adeline & Susanna & AB's young folks went to Mrs D Nighswander's PM W. Mild I went to Ceder Grove PM J & A helped open Br S's Pond & began Cutting Ice Albert Thomas & NB helped

29 Boys Cut & drew Ice I took Butter & Eggs to Lewis's Johnny Reesor's were here this evening. W. fine Mild Cler

30 Boys brought Jag of Ice & Henry got Farmer shod AM Chored & J went to Whitevale PM. W. fine mild B took load cordwood to Markham AM

Sunday 31 I & Nancy & little ones went to U Drudges to dinner & to Johnny Ramer's this evening W. fine & Mild

Feb 1 I went to Hebron to Election of Trustees I. Martin Barkey & PB Reesor

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Feb 1892

were Elected for the Current year B brought load sawdust AM they brought load Pea straw from Thomas's & took Pes & Oat Chop to Br S's PM I & Nancy went to J Cobers this evening W. Cler AM soft snow & drissly rain PM sleighing getting thin

Candlemas day 2 Chored. W. snow from east from 8 AM soft but not thawing Cloudy all day about 8 in of snow fell

3 Boys cut up some down trees in old bush into log lengths & skidded the cut some feed I & Nancy went to Susanna Hoover PM. W. very fine & Mild good sleighing

4 Boys Chored H & B Adeline & Esther went with Br S's David & a lot of other young folks to Jacob Grove's PM W. fine Cler

5 Boys sawed wood in old bush I took Nancy to F's this Morning & brought her home this evening A & Adeline went to Markham W. fine

6 B took Cordwood to Markham AM to Coakwell @ $4.50 we give 2 Cords for a Yak robe AM other boys Chored & Sawed some wood. W. fine Cler

Sunday 7 all went to Meeting at Hebron, except J remarks by C Burkholder, sermon on St Mat part of 12 C by Br C MN's D Ramer's & B Stover

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