June 11th, 1871, Sunday

Adin and Achsah spent the day here. Achsah has another son born the 5th of May. The 17 year Locusts are here. The air seems full of them. I dislike to hear them. Emma Kuffman is at work here. I like her first rate.


November 24th, 1870, Thursday

Thanksgiving day spent the day over to Father’s. May and her two children started for Nashville the 2nd week of this month. Will is at work part of the time at Ades’ and part of time to Smith’s. Father’s folks had a dance last month, about 30 there. Mother is very miserable. I have a … Continue reading November 24th, 1870, Thursday