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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_73.pdf

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Feb 1882

19 I & J went to Whitevale Called at S Shanks to tell him that we Cannot give more than $5000 for his farm. AM boys Chored H took Butter & Eggs to Lewis's. W. strong East wind & drissle AM, snow all PM, wind not so strong

20 I & Nancy went to Markham AM to see Dentist Robinson, he didnt Come Boys Cut some wood J & Henry Hitched up Colts PM. W. fine Mild

Sunday 21 I & Nancy & little ones went to Meeting at Wideman's remarks by C Burkholder sermon on St Mark part of 12 C by Br C went to Tilman Reesor's to dinner. W. very Mild & Cloudy all day

22 B took Cord dry wood to Markham other boys Cleaned load F Wheat at F's AM. H took it to Spink Mills PM @ 88 cts. J & F Cleaned load Goose Wheat PM B & A Sawed wood PM. W. very fine & Cler thawing

23 B Took load Goose Wheat to Spink Mills @ 78 cts AM he & J Cleaned load of F Wheat at home PM H helped F draw stones from F's to Br S's dam to Make it higher & stronger he gets 50 cts per load. W. Cler thawing

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Feb 1892

24 B took load F Wheat over 50 Bus to Spink Mills @ 88 cts. AM he & A Chored & J went to A Collin's sale at Riggbest PM H helped F drew stones W. very fine thawing at daytime & freezing at night C Burkholder & wife were here today

25 B & A sawed wood in other bush I & Nancy went to Markham AM I have Toothache wanted to get it pulled and Dr was not at home it is better now W. Misty & Cloudy this Morning Cleaned up today I went to other bush PM

26 J went to Annan's Sale with NB

26 B & A sawed wood & Cut sawlogs J drew 2 logs PM I took Butter & Eggs to Lewis's Susanna went with me. W. fine & Cler thawing very fast sleighing about gone freesing this evening

27 Boys sawed wood AM Chored & Cut some feed PM J took 5 bags Chop to Br S's for F this evening W. nearly Zero this Morning sharp east wind

Sunday 28 at home Flavius's were here at dinner AB's young folks Albert Reesor & wife Sarah Lehman & Jac Wideman & Ben Stover were here.

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