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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1906-1909


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May 1908 June

30 Henry Disk Harrowed the late Potatoes AM J took Chop to Davids A helped Alick Milroy Raise up his barn PM W. not quite so warm a heavy shower after dark some thunder

Sunday 31 All went to Meeting at Hebron remarks & sermon on St Mat 26 & 27 by Br C Pre A Rittenhouse & Bishop Freeman Rittenhouse Daniel Reesors were here to supper & Bishop Freeman Rittenhouse was here too I took him to Aunt Lizzy Burkholders after supper & to Br C's & left him there W. rather Cloudy AM showry PM

June 1st Boys sowed Mangels on North part of root field I got Mare Nell shod all around AM J & Nancy went to Markham PM W. very fine Cler & Cooler

2 I & Nancy went to Daniels to dinner & to Davids to supper W. very fine Clear & Cool Boys cut up Engine Wood & Plowed back garden

3 Henry helped Flavius at his stables A helped Alick Milroy at foundation of his stable W. fine Cler Cool air I & Nancy went to Joes this evening Baby is sick Nancy staid W. very fine & Cler I took Susanna to Flavius AM brought her home PM

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June 1908

4 Joe brought Nancy home this Morning Baby died about 1 AM Henry helped Flavius A helped David Grove at his stables J Chored I took Susanna to Joes & brought her home PM W. fine

5 all went to Funeral of Joes little Edna at Hebron sermon on {blank space} by C Burkholder Lewis Burkholder spoke some we went to Joes to dinner W very fine & Cler

6 A helped Flavius J took Henry & Sarah & little Willis AB's Lizzie & Martin Burkholder to West Hill this morning they are going to Waterloo J got Horses Chief & Billy shod AM then he Cultivated Corn with seeder PM I & Nancy went to see Ernie PM he is still in bed is doing well W. very fine Cler

Whit Sunday 7 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks by Br C Sermon by Levi Grove Saml Barkey & his sister & Br inlaw Jesse Hoover were here to dinner Br C's Becca & her stister Leah were here this evening W. quite warm fine & Cler

Whit Monday 8 at I & Nancy went to Joes after supper for some Tomato plants Called at Elias's W. very warm and Cler slight shower after dark a little thunder

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