January 2nd, 1870, Sunday

Clara and I have been down to Uncle Jesse’s and Gales’s to make a visit. Johnnie is married to May Hewett, some one he found up North. She may be a nice girl, but I did not fancy her at all. She looks Irish. I wrote to May, she went back the 1st of last … Continue reading January 2nd, 1870, Sunday


January 7th, 1866, Sunday Forenoon

New Year’s Day was pleasant and warm. Had a nice time at Uncle Jesse’s, and a good time in the evening at the dance, quite a crowd there. Mattie Stone and Billy Rotnour were married that evening. They were married by Fay at Stone’s. Mat wore a blue silk. Frank Mead and Emma Colby from … Continue reading January 7th, 1866, Sunday Forenoon

December 8th, 1865, Friday

Uncle Jesse and Aunt Eliza were up here this evening. They say Mrs. Sherman and Adolph Freeman were married last evening, “Well! Well! when will wonders cease,” as Clarence Truex says. They have only been acquainted a week. Tomorrow Eugene and I are going down to Ringwood to see Anna.