February 25th, 1869, Thursday

Eugene and I went down to Joe Cooley’s yesterday, staid all night. Anna Swan and George Smith, Adin Swan and Achsah Chandler were there. Came back today. Spent the afternoon at Sanford Rotnour’s, Carrie Green has two children, a girl and a boy, the youngest is 6 or 7 months old. Theron and Eunice Streeter … Continue reading February 25th, 1869, Thursday


October 22nd, 1865, Sunday afternoon

John Weeks and Hattie Caldwell, Jack Fuller and Mattie Norris were married this morning by Rev. Caldwell. John and Hattie are going to Iowa on their wedding tour. Carrie Green and Sanford Rotnour were married a week ago, Wednesday 11th. Rev. Fay married them. Carrie was married in brown silk. She had not taken off … Continue reading October 22nd, 1865, Sunday afternoon

September 30th, 1865, Saturday

Mother and May have gone down to Frothinghams’s today. Mother went early this morning. Yesterday I went to the Fair with Eugene Swan. It did not amount to much. I would liked to have staid to the dance in the evening. I saw Henry Chase yesterday for the 1st time since his return. He said … Continue reading September 30th, 1865, Saturday


August 31st, 1865, Thursday

It is very warm. I some expected Carrie Green over here this afternoon, but she hasn’t come yet and I don’t believe she will. Cora Hopkins I suppose started for Minnesota Tuesday. She and Frank Fields were here Sunday afternoon. Sunday forenoon Georgia Hodge, Soph, William Haney and I went to church. The text was … Continue reading August 31st, 1865, Thursday


August 11th, 1865, Friday Morn

I staid with Cora Hopkins last night (have just got home). She talks of going up to Minnesota to school in about three weeks. Anson Hopkins is paying his best respects to Persus Morgan. The report is they are engaged. He owns a farm in Minnesota and Cora is going up with him. Yesterday afternoon … Continue reading August 11th, 1865, Friday Morn


June 21st, 1865, Wednesday

Charlie, May and Martha Frothingham, Georgia Hodge, Cora Hopkins, Carrie Green and Mattie Stone were here yesterday and made a visit. We are all going over to see Cora Hopkins this afternoon. I shall go down to Genoa and see the church dedicated first. We expect Georgia Hodge over to go with us. The 22nd … Continue reading June 21st, 1865, Wednesday


June 12th, 1865, Monday

Mattie Stone came down here Friday night and staid till Saturday night. Saturday afternoon we called over to Swans’s. In the evening we went to R and down to the depot. Carrie Green and Sanf Rotnour came in on the cars. Brother Corman is very sick with lung fever. Eugene Swan was here last evening. … Continue reading June 12th, 1865, Monday