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GEORGE FRANKLIN "FRANK" HOWARD
1877–1908
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Thursday, January 1st

I went to Cascade with Edd Green & Geo Reid

Friday, January 2nd

Rev. Auger - I was up to Mrs Orrs came back - Will Orr came back with me went to church in the evening then up to Mrs Orrs to a dance - it rained

Saturday, January 3rd

It rained hard this morning & all day - I was at Charleys - Ebin & Eva & Lyman was here

Sunday, January 4th

I was up to church & to Mr Greens to dinner - Eva Wilkinson left thare this after noon for Olin - I went to meeting to night

Monday, January 5th

It rained a little this morning - fogy - I am 25 years of age to day - I was at Charleys choped some wood I went to meeting this eve

Tuesday, January 6th

I went to Onslow this forenoon came back to Mrs Butlers to dinner then to Charleys went to meeting then to Mrs Butlers stayed all night

Wednesday, January 7th

I begun work for Lew Butler a diging a well - we dug 14 ft to day

Thursday, January 8th

I was a helping to dig & wall up some

Friday, January 9th

I was a walling the well to day

Saturday, January 10th

We walled the well a while then cleaned it out went to Onslow in the eve

Sunday, January 11th

I was up to Birt Duboises in the fore noon - sold him my rubber boots came down to Charleys they was not at home - I went up to Tom Greens stayed all night

Monday, January 12th

I was up to Mrs Harresses wood chopping - I went to Clay Mills to a show

Tuesday, January 13th

I was to Onslow came back went to Clay Mills to the show again

Wednesday, January 14th

Bell Green & Mrs Harress was here to day i was at home all day

Thursday, January 15th

I was at home in the fore noon then up to Mr Ameses in the after noon then to church in the evening - stayed all night to Tom Greens

Friday, January 16th

I went to the timber with Tom went to church in the eve

Saturday, January 17th

I was at Onslow to day came back to Geo Hannas to supper went to church in the eve I stayed all night at John Orrs

Sunday, January 18th

I was at meeting to day & up to Uncle His to dinner - at meeting in the eve - Ebin Walker & Wilard Crane was here to night

Monday, January 19th

Charley Dubois & me went down to Millers Mill a foot it is a raining some this after noon it is mudy

Tuesday, January 20th

I was down to the timber with Charley I was up to Mr Ameses to a dance

Wednesday, January 21st

I was at home all day - Henry Tippett & me went down to D Beans this eve

Thursday, January 22nd

Charley & me cut wood most all day it snowed some last night

Friday, January 23rd

Charley & me cut some wood in the fore noon then i went up to Uncle His then Charley Dubois & me went to school

Saturday, January 24th

I was at Onslow to day

Sunday, January 25th

I was at meeting to day went home with Charley Dubois stayed untill evening meeting came home

Monday, January 26th

I was to the timber to day with Chas it is very mudy I was to a Spelling School at Victory School House - Cena Hill stayed all night

Tuesday, January 27th

I was at home all day Charley went after a load of plank for By Hall - Cena stayed all night again

Wednesday, January 28th

Colder this morning froze up a gain i was at home all day - I helped B Hall to kill a hog - Jas Hall was down here he left his team & went back a foot it was so rough

Thursday, January 29th

It is cold to day - Chas has gone to the crick after a load of wood - It is a snowing hard turned to sleet - I was down to D Beans this after noon

Friday, January 30th

I choped a load of wood this fore noon & i was up to Uncle Hiram Duboises in the after noon back home

Saturday, January 31st

I was over to Onslow to day rode back to Tom Greens with Wm Hogelboon was at D Beans in the eve I stayed all night at Beans

Sunday, February 1st

I was up to meeting B C Slater preached - Dell Winnegar stayed all night with me - very pleasant to day

Monday, February 2nd

I went to the timber with Chas - went to Spelling School in the eve

Tuesday, February 3rd

I was up to Birts in the fore noon it snowed hard this fore noon I went to the timber with Birt - Charley & me went up to Tom Greens & stayed all night

Wednesday, February 4th

I was at Toms in the fore noon came home & done chors & cut wood in the after noon

Thursday, February 5th

I was at home all day I cut some wood - Chas went after a load of posts

Friday, February 6th

It is a snowing this morn & most all day - butchered a beef to day

Saturday, February 7th

I was over to Onslow I came back with Dock Hanna

Sunday, February 8th

I was up to meeting - pleasant to day - at meeting this eve

Monday, February 9th

I was a chopping wood at the house to day - Charley went after the horse saw - Jim Hall & Eva came this eve

Tuesday, February 10th

I was at the timber we started the saw to day - Charley & Ivah & Eva went over to Ecklers this evening

Wednesday, February 11th

It is a raining hard to day - Charley Dubois is here this after noon & stayed all night

Thursday, February 12th

Charley Dubois & Charley Hall has gone to see if the river is up - Charley & Ivah & Eva has gone up to Tom Greens - was at D Beans to dinner & at Spelling School in the evening

Friday, February 13th

Charley & By & me started to go to the timber & thare was so much ice in the road we couldent get thare with the wagon - Charley went a horse back - Jim Hall came down after a load of wood stayed all night

Saturday, February 14th

I helped Jim Hall to drive his cows to the Junct - I was down to Beans this eve

Sunday, February 15th

I was at church to day - Lyman was down to day - I got a letter from Jim Orr

Monday, February 16th

Charley went to get a horse shod - Eva went home - I was up to School a while then up to Hamiltons to supper then to the Lecture

Tuesday, February 17th

I went to the timber with Charley & By we sawed some

Wednesday, February 18th

I was to the timber we sawed some to day

Thursday, February 19th

Pleasant but cold - Charley went to the Junction after a horse - I was at home all day - Derbin Beans folks was up here this evening

Friday, February 20th

Charley & I went to the timber - By didnet go - Charley Dubois stayed all night here

Saturday, February 21st

I was a helping Andrew Carpenter to fill the ice house

Sunday, February 22nd

I was up to meeting & then up to Mrs Orrs to dinner then to meeting in the evening then up to Mrs Orrs again & then home - Lyman stayed all night here

Monday, February 23rd

Charley went to Onslow with his hogs got 4 cts per lb - I helped to get two loads of ice- I was over to Bys a little while in the evening

Tuesday, February 24th

I was down to Clay Mills part of the day up to Birt Duboises in the evening & down to John Dennisons to a dance had a good time

Wednesday, February 25th

I was at home in the fore noon & up to school at noon went home with Edd Green stayed thare a while & came home & Henry & me went down to Beans in the evening

Thursday, February 26th

I went to the timber to day

Friday, February 27th

I was sick to day I was up to Birt Duboises - Charley Dubois came home with me & stayed all night

Saturday, February 28th

I went to John Filsons sale came back to Mr Scroggies to dinner Bob & Jim & me went up to Mrs Orrs & i stayed all night

Sunday, February 29th

Jo Orr & me went to church & then I went home & then back to Sunday School then home with Charley Dubois to dinner we went down to Mrs Butlers in the evening i stayed all night

Monday, March 1st

I went to the Junction & back to Onslow then back to the church to a Temperance Meeting then stayed all night with Charley Dubois

Tuesday, March 2nd

I was down to Mr Beans in the fore noon I was at home in the after noon Charley Dubois stayed all night with me

Wednesday, March 3rd

I was at home all day Lyman stayed all night here

Thursday, March 4th

I went to Monticello with Charley & Ivah

Friday, March 5th

I was to Onslow to day came back to Tom Greens with Dave Lewis stayed all night thare

Saturday, March 6th

I went to Onslow with Jo Hanna i was thare all day stayed all night to Wm Hogelbooms

Sunday, March 7th

I was at meeting to day I stayed to Charleys to night

Monday, March 8th

I was up to John Orrs I choped wood in the after noon Will Orr & me

Tuesday, March 9th

I was a cutting wood for John Orr it snowed some this morning

Wednesday, March 10th

I choped wood 3/4 day got through I stayed all night to Tom Greens all night

Thursday, March 11th

I went to Wyoming with Will Orr & Onslow to stayed all night with Jo Orr was down to Scroggies in the evening

Friday, March 12th

Will Orr & me went to the last days school to the Victory School I was down to Andrew Gradys to a party

Saturday, March 13th

I was up to Mrs Orrs I helped Will to saw some wood in the fore noon stayed all night thare

Sunday, March 14th

Will Orr & me went to meeting then I went home with Chas Dubois to dinner then down to Chas Halls & done his chors they are down to Maquoketa - Lyman went to Clay Mills to meeting

Monday, March 15th

Will Orr & me begun to chop wood for Mrs Larkey 3/4 of a day - I was up to Mr Ameses to a party

Tuesday, March 16th

I was a chopping wood for Mrs Larkey I was at the Temperance Meeting

Wednesday, March 17th

Charley Dubois & me went to Monticello to day stayed all night to Uncle Josephs

Thursday, March 18th

We rode home with Nute French stayed all night with Charley Dubois

Friday, March 19th

Charley Dubois & me went to Onslow i came back to Charley Halls went to the belling to Duncinsons stayed all night with Chas Dubois

Saturday, March 20th

I went to Canton with Birt Dubois stayed to Charleys all night Andrew Carpenter stayed here all night

Sunday, March 21st

I was at church it rained some to day I was at church this eve & up to Jas Younges with Jen Orr got home three o'clock

Monday, March 22nd

I was at home all day Charley went to the timber Andrew Carpenter got his milk cans to day I was up to the church this evening to Singing School

Tuesday, March 23rd

I was at home all day choped some wood I was up to Aaron Frenches to a party Lyman stayed here all night

Wednesday, March 24th

I was up to Tom Greens in the morning then to the timber & split rails for Chas - Lyman & By & me

Thursday, March 25th

I was helping Andrew Carptenter to fix the creamery & D Bean

Friday, March 26th

I was at work for Andrew in the fore noon done nothing but chore around in the after noon Charley Dubois was here in the evening

Saturday, March 27th

It is a raining I was down to D Beans untill evening then up to Tom Greens stayed all night

Sunday, March 28th

I was at meeting & SS then back home then down to D Beans stayed all night

Monday, March 29th

I was a chopping wood for D. B. Bean 1 day

Tuesday, March 30th

I was a laying flashing 3/4 day for A Carpenter D Bean helped me then we came back to D.B.s & cut wood 1/4 day was at Temperance Meeting

Wednesday, March 31st

I chopped wood untill nine o'clock then it begun to rain it rained hard Derbin & me went up to H Duboises back done the chores

Thursday, April 1st

I was a cutting wood to day for Bean I was up to Creamery meeting back to Derbins 2 days

Friday, April 2nd

I was a chopping wood to day Aggie Orr & Sina Clark was here 3 days

Saturday, April 3rd

I went over to Onslow with Allen Duke came back to Mrs Orrs stayed all night

Sunday, April 4th

I was at church to day & up to Uncle His to dinner Charley & me went down to Mrs Butlers stayed all night to Chas Halls

Monday, April 5th

I was a chopping for Derbin to day 4 days

Tuesday, April 6th

I was a working for A Carpenter 3/4 day & D Bean to - Mrs Bean came home from Maquoketa him & her went to Meeting to night It snowed some this evening

Wednesday, April 7th

I was a chopping & grubing to day 5 days

Thursday, April 8th

I was a chopping & grubing went to meeting in the eve

Friday, April 9th

I choped 1/2 day then came up to the creamery & helped Andrew a while - I was at church this evening 6 1/2 days - I stayed all night at Chas

Saturday, April 10th

I was at Onslow went with Chas Hall he went to Wyoming

Sunday, April 11th

I was at church then back to Chas to dinner then down to D Beans stayed all night

Monday, April 12th

I was at Onslow to Temperance in the evening

Tuesday, April 13th

I was at Chas in the fore noon & down to Derbins & to Onslow in the after noon

Wednesday, April 14th

I took down the grave yard fence in the fore noon & worked around the creamery in the after noon windy to day

Thursday, April 15th

I was a building a shead for A Carpenter 1 day

Friday, April 16th

It is a raining to day I was a working for A Carpenter 1/2 day

Saturday, April 17th

I was a working for Carpenter to day helped Derbin to take up his pump

Sunday, April 18th

I was at church to day & back to Charleys it rained hard to day

Monday, April 19th

I was at work for Carpenter in the fore noon for Chas in the after noon making fence

Tuesday, April 20th

Charley Dubois & me went to Monticello

Wednesday, April 21st

I was a pitching minure for Chas Hall all day

Thursday, April 22nd

I was a helping John Palmer make fence around his garden

Friday, April 23rd

1 day - It is a raining this morning - we cut some posts & dug some holes in the fore noon after dinner we made some fence untill it began to rain abought 3 o'clock

Saturday, April 24th

I was makeing fence awhile & it rained some made some fence a part of the after noon

Sunday, April 25th

It is a misting this morning pleasant the rest of the day - I was up to Church

Monday, April 26th

I drove posts for Chas in morning then went to John Barnhills & Chas Ames lawsuit - stayed to Chas all night

Tuesday, April 27th

I was to work for Jo Hannas i dug 73 post holes this fore noon set posts in the after noon

Wednesday, April 28th

I was makeing fence untill noon strung out some wire a little while then it begun to rain then we finished the wire fence

Thursday, April 29th

I went to Onslow with Jo Hanna came to Charleys stayed all night

Friday, April 30th

Charley Dubois & me went to Monti stayed all night to Tryons

Saturday, May 1st

Thare was a circus to Monti to day i came home with Bob Snyder

Sunday, May 2nd

I was at meeting to day came back to Charleys - Pa was here - I stayed to Charleys all night

Monday, May 3rd

I was to Charleys most all day then i went to Birt Duboises stayed all night

Tuesday, May 4th

I was to Wyoming to a circus back to Charles to night

Wednesday, May 5th

I was a pitching minure in the fore noon - In the after noon Charley & Ivah took Pa to take the train & Lyman & me made fence

Thursday, May 6th

I begun to work for A Carpenter & Charley Hall

Friday, May 7th

I was a working in the creamery this fore noon & for Chas untill supper

Saturday, May 8th

Worked in the creamery & planted potatoes for Chas

Sunday, May 9th

I was a meeting & SS then i went up to Mr Scroggies & then home

Monday, May 10th

Worked for A.C - Went to Temperance Meeting

Tuesday, May 11th

Worked for A. C.

Wednesday, May 12th

Worked for A. C. & C. A. H. thare was a lot of young folks here this eve

Thursday, May 13th

Ditto A.C. - It rained this fore noon & most all day I planted some potatoes for Charles & some Wattermellons

Friday, May 14th

Worked for A. C. - Charley begun to plant corn - Andrew went to Onslow

Saturday, May 15th

Ditto A. C. - Chas finished planting his corn - I planted some by hand planter

Sunday, May 16th

Ditto A. C. - Churned this morning - Went to church

Monday, May 17th

Churned this morning & went to Onslow came back & skimed the milk

Tuesday, May 18th

Worked for A. C. - Howed in the garden

Wednesday, May 19th

Worked for A. C. - He went to Cascade - whiped 7 tubs to day - 1120 lbs up to this date

Thursday, May 20th

Churned twice to day

Friday, May 21st

Churned in fore noon I made fence for Chas in the after noon Saturday, May 22nd

Churned this fore noon built fence in after noon

Sunday, May 23rd

I was up to Church to day

Monday, May 24th

I begun work for Andrew Carpenter by the month $28 - I begun to board to Chas Halls $10 for month

Tuesday, May 25th

Worked all day

Wednesday, May 26th

Worked in fore noon - Worked at my Poll Tax

Thursday, May 27th

Worked in Creamery fore noon Poll Tax in after noon

Friday, May 28th

Churned all day

Saturday, May 29th

Churned twice this fore noon Charley & Jas Carpenter went to Monti - rained hard

Sunday, May 30th

Was up to church - Emma & Tom Hamilton came here to dinner

Monday, May 31st

Churnd twice to day

Tuesday, June 1st

Churned this fore noon went to Beans in eve

Wednesday, June 2nd

Ditto - Went to Beans in after noon

Thursday, June 3rd

Ditto - Went up to Hamiltons to a party it rained hard - Bell & me stayed all night

Friday, June 4th

Got our pans fixed - It rained hard

Saturday, June 5th

Churned twice

Sunday, June 6th

Went down to the river it is high

Monday, June 7th

Went to Temperance to night

Tuesday, June 8th

Churned

Wednesday, June 9th

Shiped 11 tubs got a new milk vat

Thursday, June 10th

Churned most all day

Friday, June 11th

Churned three times

Saturday, June 12th

Churned twice - rained after noon

Sunday, June 13th

Went to church - Arabell & me went up to Hamiltons after meeting then we went to the grave yard

Monday, June 14th

Set the power it rained

Tuesday, June 15th

Churned twice A. C. went to the Junction

Wednesday, June 16th

I went to Wyoming with Charley

Thursday, June 17th & Friday, June 18th

In the creamery

Saturday, June 19th

Went to Clay Mills in the after noon

Sunday, June 20th

Went to church & down to Mrs Butlers to dinner up to Mr Scroggies in the eve

Monday, June 21st

In the creamery went to Temperance Meeting

Tuesday, June 22nd

In the creamery

Wednesday, June 23rd

In the creamery

Thursday, June 24th

In the creamery

Friday, June 25th

Dug a well at the creamery

Saturday, June 26th

Finished the well

Sunday, June 27th

Went to church - Bob Scroggies came down here

Monday, June 28th

Bob Scroggies & me went to Monticello to the Sells Bros Circus

Tuesday, June 29th

Worked in the creamery

Wednesday, June 30th

Worked in the creamery

Thursday, July 1st

Worked in the creamery

Friday, June 2nd

Charley & Ivah went to Maquoketa

Saturday, June 3rd

I was up to Geo Hannas in the after noon

Sunday, July 4th

Went to church

Monday, July 5th

Worked in the creamery in the fore noon went to Onslow in the after noon

Tuesday, July 6th

Worked in the creamery

Wednesday, July 7th

Shiped 17 tubs 1020 lbs to day

Thursday, July 8th

Worked in the creamery

Friday, July 9th

Worked in the creamery - stoped working for A Carpenter

Saturday, July 10th

I was at Onslow stayed all night to Mrs Orrs

Sunday, July 11th

Was to church & up to T Greens stayed all night to Charleys

Monday, July 12th

I was at Charleys - Kate Dubois was here

Tuesday, July 13th

I begun work for A Scroggie - haying 1 day

Wednesday, July 14th

Putting up hay & raised the hay poles stacked some 2 days

Thursday, July 15th

Stacked hay

Friday, July 16th

Stacked hay

Saturday, July 17th

Stacked hay

Sunday, July 18th

Was to church back to Mr Scroggies

Monday, July 19th

Bob Scorggie went to help find George Johnson & went to Canton & went to Temperance meeting

Tuesday, July 20th

Bob Scroggie & me went to Geo Johnson's funeral then i came to Charleys

Wednesday, July 21st

Worked in the hay - started at the oats - 6 days

Thursday, July 22nd

Bound oats all day

Friday, July 23rd

Bound oats all day

Saturday, July 24th

Bound oats all day

Sunday, July 25th

I was at church then back to Charleys & up to the grave yard & up to Tom Greens & Bill Orrs

Monday, July 26th

Bound oats

Tuesday, July 27th

Bound oats

Wednesday, July 28th

Bound oats & timothy - finished harvest

Thursday, July 29th

I was over to Onslow to day

Friday, July 30th

Working in the hay

Saturday, July 31st

Took down wire fence I was to Onslow this eve

Sunday, August 1st

I was at church & after church Jas Hamilton & me went up to Wm Orrs with Jane & Jennie Orr

Monday, August 2nd

Made fence in the fore noon hay in the after noon

Tuesday, August 3rd

Drove hogs over to Onslow in the fore noon

Wednesday, August 4th

Stacked hay

Thursday, August 5th

Stacked hay

Friday, August 6th

Stacked hay

Saturday, August 7th

Finished haying at noon then i went to Monticello with Jo Orr

Sunday, August 8th

I was at church & Sunday School & was down to Charleys

Monday, August 9th

Stacked oats all day

Tuesday, August 10th

Thrashed in the fore noon stacked in the after noon

Wednesday, August 11th

Stacked all day

Thursday, August 12th

Stacked oats finished at noon - didnet do eny thing in the after noon

Friday, August 13th

Chored around & made fence

Saturday, August 14th

I was at Onslow & down to the party at Mrs Butlers

Sunday, August 15th

was at Meeting & down to Charleys

Monday, August 16th

Was a thrashing

Tuesday, August 17th

Was fixing fence & thrashing

Wednesday, August 18th

Stacked 19 days - Thrashed untill noon - finished work for A Scroggie - stayed all night at Tom Greens

Thursday, August 19th

Bound 6 days $12,00 - I was at Onslow & down to Birt Duboises

Friday, August 20th

I was at Onslow this fore noon came back with Jim Hamilton went to Frozen Hill to the last days School & then up to Chattertons to a party & then up to Mr Scroggies in the eve

Saturday, August 21st

I was to Monticello with Charley stayed all night to Charleys

Sunday, August 22nd

I was to church & up to S Hamiltons to dinner & Charleys at night

Monday, August 23rd

I was down to D Beans in the fore noon Will Ralston & me was a pluming - it rained this afternoon - stayed to Charleys at night

Tuesday, August 24th

I was to Onslow back to Charleys

Wednesday, August 25th

It rained all day

Thursday, August 26th

I went to Onslow with Chas - stieached some wire in the after noon

Friday, August 27th

Helped P Blackmer to moove some fence - it rained in the eve

Saturday, August 28th

Went to Mrs Johnsons sale - it rained hard to day - came to Chas done the chores

Sunday, August 29th

It rained most all day - Jack Mitchell & Oren Snyder & Edd Green was here to Charleys

Monday, August 30th

It rained - i was up to S Hamiltons & back to Chas & hauled minure with Wm Ralston

Tuesday, August 31st

Worked with Wm Ralston in the fore noon - I was down to Beans helped him some

Wednesday, September 1st

I was down to D Beans to day frameing the power - it rained very hard a bought six o'clock

Thursday, September 2nd

I was a setting the power - stayed all night to Chas

Friday, September 3rd

It is a raining this morning - I went to the Fair with Chas - it rained this eve hard

Saturday, September 4th

I was working for D B Bean makeing yard fence & cutting cane 1 d

Sunday, September 5th

I was down to Mrs Butlers - went to church with them & then came home

Monday, September 6th

I was hauling & grinding cane - B's cane - 1 day

Tuesday, September 7th

I was a cutting cane & feeding the mill - McDaniels cane - I went to Mrs Tones funeral in the after noon - 1/2 day

Wednesday, September 8th

I was a hauling cane in the fore noon & grinding part of the after noon - stayed all night with Edd Green - 1 day

Thursday, September 9th

I was to Maquoketa to the fair came back to Onslow stayed all night

Friday, September 10th

Came home in the fore noon worked in the after noon

Saturday, September 11th

I was grinding Chattertons cane 92 gal 1 day 5 days

Sunday, September 12th

I was up to church back to Charleys went to meeting in the evening

Monday, September 13th

I was a grinding Scroggies cane & B Halls 53 gal 1 day

Tuesday, September 14th

I was a hauling cane - B Halls & Donahos cane

Wednesday, September 15th

Was grinding Halseys cane & our own then i went to Onslow 1 day

Thursday, September 16th

Ground our own cane in the fore noon & part of the after noon then Donahoes 1 day

Friday, September 17th

I was a hauling cane in the fore noon & grinding our own cane in the after noon - I was up to see Page - 1 day

Saturday, September 18th

5 days - I begun to grind John Supples cane & it began to rain & i went up to Tom Greens & down to the river bridge - stayed to Scroggies all night

Sunday, September 19th

I was to meeting came to Charleys & went to Beans at night

Monday, September 20th

Ground John Supples cane 51 1 day

Tuesday, September 21st

Ground H Caverys 3 gal & Wm Carr 7 gal & John Dennisons 26 gal 1 day

Wednesday, September 22nd

John Orrs cane 1 day

Thursday, September 23rd

Finished J Orrs cane & our own & begun Jerry Supples

Friday, September 24th

Ground McKeevers 31 & Pinders 17 1/2 & Obrians 3 & Tones 11 1/2 - 1 day (5 days)

Saturday, September 25th

It rained this fore noon - it rained very hard - I did not work

Sunday, September 26th

It is a raining this morning - I was up to Charleys to day - I stayed all night thare

Monday, September 27th

I ground Hamiltons cane 29 gal - 1 day & Ticens cane

Tuesday, September 28th

Ground M Sheardans 14 1/2 & Jas Flanigans 21 gal

Wednesday, September 29th

Ground McKeevers 48 & Tom Sheardans 6 & Bob Carsons 8 - 1 day - I was down to P Smiths in the evening

Thursday, September 30th

Ground Wagoners 35 & Dolons 11

Friday, October 1st

Ground Bodenhoffer 38 & Conoles 16 & Keatings 12

Saturday, October 2nd

I ground Coils cane 20 then went to Mills Oven - ground Curley 30

Sunday, October 3rd

Will Ralston & me went a hunting - Arabell & me went to the grave yard & to Mr Ecklers

Monday, October 4th

I ground Cohoons cane ground untill 8 o'clock

Tuesday, October 5th

Ground Wm Donahos

Wednesday, October 6th

Ground Wm Donahos

Thursday, October 7th

Ground Kelleys cane - Went to meeting this eve - 1 day

Friday, October 8th

Ground Kelleys cane & stoped work for D B Bean 1/2 - I was up to Charleys in the after noon stayed all night thare went to meeting

Saturday, October 9th

I was down & settled up with Bean went to Onslow & down to Oren Tompkins then to meeting back to Charleys

Sunday, October 10th

I was to meeting in the day time & eve I was up to Tom Greens to dinner

Monday, October 11th

I was a husking corn & fixing corn cribs most all day - went to church in the eve

Tuesday, October 12th

I was husking for Charley Hall went to meeting in the eve

Wednesday, October 13th

Husked corn in the fore noon - dident do eny thing in the after noon - I was to meeting this eve

Thursday, October 14th

I went to Monticello with A Gracy back with Bob & Geo Scroggie - I was to meeting this eve

Friday, October 15th

I went to Onslow with Charley

Saturday, October 16th

I was to Charleys - the wind is a blowing very hard - I was up to Tom Greens in the after noon

Sunday, October 17th

I was to meeting to day - Birt & Alice was over - I was up to Mrs Orrs in the after noon & to meeting in the evening

Monday, October 18th

I was helping Charley to make a cow shead

Tuesday, October 19th

I went to Onslow & down to Birt Duboises - stayed all night thare

Wednesdy, October 20th

I begun work for Birt Dubois - 1 day

Thursday, October 21st

Husked corn

Friday, October 22nd

Husked corn 2 days

Saturday, October 23rd

Husked corn - I went to Onslow in the evening - 4 days

Sunday, October 24th

I was to meeting to Frozen Hill to Clay Mills in the after noon back again to meeting in the eve - Stayed all night to Mrs Butlers

Monday, October 25th

Husked went to Onslow in the evening - 5 days

Tuesday, October 26th

Husked Corn

Wednesday, October 27th

Husked Corn

Thursday, October 28th

Husked Corn

Friday, October 29th

Husked Corn

Saturday, October 30th

Husked corn 3/4 of a day - I was over to Charleys - i was to Butlers to a party

Sunday, October 31st

I went to Cascade with Sirne French stayed all night with Edd Green

Monday, November 1st

Husked corn 3/4 day - went to Onslow this evening

Tuesday, November 2nd

11 1/2 days - Husked corn then went to Election

Wednesday, November 3rd

Husked corn 12 days

Thursday, November 4th

Husked one load then i went to Onslow - it begun to rain - i stayed to Wm Hogebooms all night

Friday, November 5th

I came to Scroggies with Jim begun to husk corn 1/2 day

Saturday, November 6th

Husked corn

Sunday, November 7th

I was to church Bob & John Youngs went to Charleys to dinner

Monday, November 8th

Husked corn 2 1/2 days - Bob & me went to Ameses & Jo Hannas & Geo Scroggies

Tuesday, November 9th

Husked corn untill 4,20 - 3 1/4 days - Bobs birthday

Wednesday, November 10th

It rained to day - I was down to Charleys I stayed all night thare

Thursday, November 11th

I was to Charleys in the fore noon - husked corn in the after noon

Friday, November 12th

Husked corn - I was down to Dennisons to a dance

Saturday, November 13th

Husked corn

Sunday, November 14th

I was to church back to Charleys up to Tom Greens in the after noon

Monday, November 15th

The ground is covered with snow - I went to Onslow with Chas Hall back to Scroggies - I was down to Butlers this eve

Tuesday, November 16th

I was up to Mrs Orrs then to Birt Duboises stayed all night

Wednesday, November 17th

I was to Onslow to day came back to Scroggies

Thursday, November 18th

Husked corn

Friday, November 19th

Husked corn

Saturday, November 20th

Husked corn

Sunday, November 21st

Went to church then to Chas Halls up to Scroggies

Monday, November 22nd

I went to Onslow in the fore noon 9 1/2 Husked in the after noon

Tuesday, November 23rd

Husked corn 1 day

Wednesday, November 24th

Husked corn 1 day - 11 days - I was down to Charleys to night

Thursday, November 25th

I was a husking corn untill noon then went to Onslow with Bob Scroggie - finished husking corn for A Scroggie - 11 1/2 days - Down to Mrs Butlers in the evening

Friday, November 26th

I was to Onslow all day - down to Milons to a dance back up to Charleys

Saturday, November 27th

I went to A Frenches then up to Scroggies got my satchel

Sunday, November 28th

I went to church back home up to Tom Greens to meeting in the evening

Monday, November 29th

I went to Onslow helped R Green to drive hogs Tuesday, November 30th

I went to the crick & hauled cord wood down the hill Will Ralston & me

Wednesday, December 1st

Hauled cord wood to day again - Charley bought a span of mules

Thursday, December 2nd

I went to Monticello with Charley & Ivah

Friday, December 3rd

Will Ralston & me mooved wire to the line fence between Supple & Charley - went to Scroggies in the evening

Saturday, December 4th

I took a cord of wood to Carpenter Bros

Sunday, December 5th

Cold this morning I went to meeting to day

Monday, December 6th

I went to the crick and got two loads of wood for Oxford Mill

Tuesday, December 7th

Went to Oxford to day - I took 498 ft - Chas 480 - It snowed this after noon Lyman is here

Wednesday, December 8th

I went to Onslow to day back with Bob Scroggie

Thursday, December 9th

I was at home all day we fixed the shead & butchered a hog - Lyman is here

Friday, December 10th

I went to get my team shod & brought back a load

Saturday, December 11th

I went to Oxford Mills went to meeting in the evening

Sunday, December 12th

I was at church to day & this eve

Monday, December 13th

I was to D B Beans sale to day

Tuesday, December 14th

I took a cord of wood to Center Junction

Wednesday, December 15th

I hauled two loads of minure then went to Beans & got a work bench & chored around - Chas went to get a load for Oxford

Thursday, December 16th

I went to Clay Mills got a load of wood broke down the wagon wheel came home choped wood & chored around

Friday, December 17th

It snow to day fixed sleds & went hunting

Saturday, December 18th

I hauled two loads of wood from the crick

Sunday, December 19th

I was to meeting & Sunday School & to Clay Mills in the evening to meeting

Monday, December 20th

I took 1 1/8 cord of wood to Onslow

Tuesday, December 21st

Went to the crick and got a little wood come back & helped Charley at the bob slays

Wednesday, December 22nd

I took Wm Hogelboom 1 1/8 cord of wood

Thursday, December 23rd

Was to work at the bob sleds - I caught a mink

Friday, December 24th

I went to the timber - Charley took D Beans folks to Monticello

Saturday, December 25th

I was to Onslow all day had a dull time - stayed all night to Mrs Orrs

Sunday, December 26th

I was to church went to Scroggies in the after noon - Bob and me went to Mrs Butlers in the evening

Monday, December 27th

Chored around - it is very cold

Tuesday, December 28th

Chored around - it is very cold

Wednesday, December 29th

I was at home all day chored around

Thursday, December 30th

I choped wood & chored

Friday, December 31st

I went to the timber - broke down - I went to Onslow in the evening

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