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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_74.pdf

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Feb 1892 Mar

at supper W. sharp east wind

29 Boys Chored W. soft snow form east nearly all day. Colder this evening

March 1 Boys threshed Peas AM they all went o Jackson's sale on 4th of Pickering where Flavius Reesor lived J bought a 1/2 acre Lot of timber @ $11.00 Philip Wismer & his sister Margaret Came AM Jac Reesor's youngsters brought them our young folks took them to PB Reesor's this evening W. cold N East wind. Cler all day then fresh snow has helped the sleighing quite a bit

2 H & B, Susanna & Esther went visiting all day with visitor. I went to Jackson & Paid for the Lot. W. sharp & Clear JD's were here this evening

3 H & B Sawed in other bush they cut some Pine logs J skidded them PM I & Nancy went to F's this evening Anne was there all day Minding Baby I went to Ceder Grove Mills for Cornmeal AM W. fine Cler, thin sleighing

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4 Boys drew Pine roots into sugar bush with 2 teams H drew too with F's team Cut some feed this evening. W. fine Cler

5 Boys Cut wood A & Adeline went to Markham PM Nancy & Henry went to Whitevale PM Nancy & Henry went to Whitevale PM W. fine sleighing gone

Sunday 6 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks by C Burkholder sermon on St John part of 14 C by Br C I & Nancy & Anne went awhile to Br C's PM then we went to NB's to supper Mary & Henry went too. W. fine & Cler

7 Boys drew off roots & broken stumps AM H went to Markham to get Boots Mended & B got Frank & doll shod PM. W. very fine & Cler I & Nancy Henry & Anne went to W Reesor's after supper

8 Boys drew roots AM Chored PM W. east wind AM rain from east PM. Peter Pike's wife buried today

9 H & B have bad Cold J & A began Making new Box on old Buggy that I bought at Br C's sale I & Nancy Esther Mary B & A wen to Funeral of J Mainlands wife at 11th Con PM W. fine Cler roads getting bad I & J went to SM for a few boards AM

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DetailSource: Name: Fanny Pike Gender: Female Birth Date: 1830 Birth Place: York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Death Date: 7 Mar 1892 Death Place: Markham, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Cemetery: Dickson Hill Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Dickson Hill, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Age: 61 years Cause of Death: Paralytic Stroke Has Bio?: N Father: Christian Steckley Mother: Fanney Steckley Spouse: Peter Pike Children: Isaac Pike Abram Pike Jacob Pike Lydia Johnson Francis Pike URL:

DetailSource Name: Annie Mainland Gender: Female Age: 55 Birth Date: abt 1837 Birth Place: Orkney, Ireland Death Date: 7 Mar 1892 Death Place: Ontario, Ontario, Canada Religion: Presbyterian Cause of Death: Ulcer of Liver