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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_77.pdf

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Mar 1892 April

Sermon by Jac Wideman's young Sam Hoover & a Funk Man by the name of Lehman he has been here in Markham about a week holding Protracted Meetings last week one by the name of Kaufman was holding Meetings & before that one by the name of Hosteller was here Noah Stouffer & Jake Gingerich were here awhile they are running things lively as the Methodists I & Nancy went to Br inlaw Peter's for dinner. W. sharp east wind milder tonight

April 1 Boys sawed wood W. very fine & Mild

2 Chored Put Pork up into garret B took grist Chop to Br S's AM Boys all drew off small roots at F's PM W. very very strong West Wind not Cold. Cler Br inlaw Saml Hoover's were here at noon a little rain this morning

Sunday 3 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks by C Burkholder sermon on St Mat part of 5 C by Br C (umfrage) Enos Nighswander's were here at noon Boys & girls went to NB's for supper

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April 1892

W. very fine & Clear, beautiful spring day

4 Boys sawed wood & drew off roots & Cut feed for Flavius B went dipping at Kirkhams this morning J went to bring him home PM. he Caught 60 suckers & 1 11 inch Trout W. showry AM some slight showers PM fall Wheat looking very well

5 Boys sawed wood W. warm, very high W wind PM

6 Boys sawed wood J began plowing Sod at F's PM & H & B helped Pilkey saw wood PM. W. fine I brought Fanny & Baby this Morning she is sewing here today I went to Whitevale PM F came this evening they staid all night

7 J Plowed sod A helped F draw stones & rubbish H & B sawed in old bush I took Butter & Eggs to Coakwells PM Butter 20 Eggs 11 ct W. very fine & Cler roads getting better

8 H & B sawed in old bush J Plowed sod W. fine AM rain from about 2 PM

9 H & B sawed in old bush AM

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