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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_84.pdf

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May 1892

23 Boys helped F at fences H took grist Wheat to Ceder Grove Mills PM I got bag Corn cracked at Br S's AM W. Cloudy drissly rain at times

24 Chored J & H went to Crawfords Pasture to see about Colts they had got out of pasture they are all night Burrows was here to Castrate 2 Colts Tom Myer's & family were here PM W. fine & Clear nearly all day

25 B went to Markham H took fat Cow Tidy to Lewis's farm @ $35.00 AM Boys drew dung PM I & Henry planted 4 drills sugar Cane PM Br C & Beccy Came PM with her sister Leah & her Man Jcob Steinger they staid to supper then I & Nancy took them to John Cobers to stay all night W. very fine & warm clouded up after supper rained fine shower we heard last night that Johnny Diller wrote a letter to Reuben Stevens stating that he is in Kingston working in a factory

Ascension day 26 I & Nancy went to Br inlaw Peter's Grandmother had Erysipalis is better again W. shower this morning another this evening fine & warm

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May 1892

Br S's brought Joseph Weber & wife from Waterloo to stay all night

27 I & Nancy took Weber's first awhile to Aunt Lissy Burkholder's then to AB's to dinner then to M Barkey's to supper then to Colin Reesor's & left them to stay all night. W. fine Cool Cler Boys helped F make fence

28 J & A plowed patch ground H filled dung at Pilkeys B was there yesterday I & Henry went to Kirkhams fishing with hook & line with Jacob Stevens Ketura & his wife went along to gather mushrooms they got a fine lot & we got a fine lot of fish W. fine & Cler

Sundy 29 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks by C Burkholder sermon on St Mat 16 C 13 V to end of Chap by Jacob Weber from Ohio Joseph Grove's Menno Burkholder's young folks AB's young folks Susan Hoover & Enos Hoover's were here at dinner Johnny Reesor's brought Pr Jacob Weber Blosses & wife & Christian Lehman from Mahoning Ohio

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