November 29th, 1865, Wednesday

(copied from my day journal) I am keeping house. Came over here Monday afternoon. That evening May, Soph and John came over and yesterday May came over in the forenoon. In the afternoon Georgia Hodge, and in the evening Mrs. Sherman came. It stormed so they staid all night (they have just left). I must … Continue reading November 29th, 1865, Wednesday


November 25th, 1865, Saturday

Two days a married woman. We were married Thursday night 23rd at Mr. Caldwell’s. George Swan and May went over with us. Uncle Jesse, Aunt Eliza and Eugene’s Mother spent the evening here. This afternoon we have been up to Mrs. Nobles’s. Had a nice visit. Georgia Hodge and Mrs. Sherman were there. Mrs. S. … Continue reading November 25th, 1865, Saturday

October 8th, 1865, Sunday

Hannah and Isaac Knickerbocker have just been here. They stopped to dinner. Mother and Father have gone down to Uncle Jesse’s. Gene Swan was here last night but I did not see him. I expect he will be here again this evening. Last Monday 2nd I went to Anna Swan’s wedding. Went down to Ringwood … Continue reading October 8th, 1865, Sunday


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


August 3rd, 1865, Thursday

Eugene was here to dinner and nearly all the afternoon. We had a game of cards. Father killed a sheep this forenoon. Yesterday Persus and Edna Morgan, Marietta Nobles, Mrs. Sherman, Soph and I were up to see Georgia Hodge. Mother, Aunt Eliza and Mrs. Wilkins was up to Nobles’s. Our men folks were to … Continue reading August 3rd, 1865, Thursday


July 23rd, 1865, Sunday

William Haney, John, Soph, Gene Swan and I also Georgia Hodge started for a spiritual meeting that was in the grove near Geneva but we lost our way. Georgia came home with us, and this evening Will Haney, Soph and I took her home.