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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916

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March month 1909

=== Thur 4 === Miss Grace Row was married to Mr {Gowday?} of Toronto yesterday march 3 {written in smaller lettering above number} 1908 in the methodist church Port Perry, there was a large crowd there. I was there I fainted in the {written above in between words} large school room 25th of Febuary 1909 in the afternoon about 20 minutes after four P.M. We have lots of snow march the .4. 1.9.0.9. Dad and I got a load of {tuck?} wheat {stsow?} and hay, half of each, Tuesday March the .2. 1909. down to Ben {Bushly?}.

=== Mar 11 === I helped Thomas Jeffery a half day to {draw?} out manure in the after noon mar 10th 1909. We have {drew?} home 13 loads of wood, {drew?} the 13 load in the after noon {ni?} {as?} 9th {raining?} a little, {see?} on days and a half for Thomas Jeffery up Till the 13th 9th man, Today in the morn snowing a little.

=== Wed 17 === Mr {Ehlon?} was buried yesterday March 16th 1909 {written afterward in smaller lettering} in afternoon very {stormy?}. He was in his 86 years 4 month and 14 days. They had {sewiec?} in the house from 12 o'clock. Till one o'clock. {Letcher?} got the funeral. The {fanies?} were Mr Graham {Hofman?}, Mr Kerby, Samson Vickery, Thomas {Tusnes?}.

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