Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Journal entries for August 1865

Aug. 1 1865 Tuesday
We feel almost tired out, & glad to rest a little from our large family.  Ella Blackside here to spend the after noon with Sarah —

Aug. 2d 1865 Wednesday
Mrs. Burgess here to spend her morning day.  Mrs. Blackinton and Alice called — James went off on horse back and did not come home till we were abed.

Aug. 3d. 1865 Thursday
James sick — Mrs Dawes here to dinner.

Aug 4”. 1865 Friday
Lucy here & talked to James.

Aug 5 1865 Saturday
Had a long talk with James —
Fred Cutter came to spend the Sabbath William came home & brought a box of peaches from Loveland

Aug 6” 1865 Sabbath
Rainy.  Rev. Dr. Hartshorn the Bible Agent preached but not on the subject of his agency —  Our Church & Township have contributed $162 for the Bible cause this year, Small congregation.

Aug. 7. 1865 Monday
James went to Barlow.  Nancy washed — & got dinner.  Col. Dawes walked down from town to see William.  Two oil men stopped to stay all night — Put up two cans of peaches

Aug 8” 1865 Thursday.  Oil men staid to breakfast appeared surprised that we charged them nothing — — Rev Mr. James here to dinner —  I wrote a long letter to Kate — James came home from Barlow —  Sarah Perry with him.

Aug. 9”. 1865 Wednesday
Rev Mr Perry, Sarah’s father came on 11 o’clock train and will stay untill tomorrow morning — The two Sarahs spend the afternoon & took tea with Lucy Bailey.  Mrs Bailey sent for me to come & visit with Mrs. Greenwood — could not go.

Aug 10. 1865 Thursday
Mr. Perry left after breakfast I had Mrs. Bailey, Mrs Wickes, and the children here to tea —

Aug 11. 1865 Friday
Lucy came and took her box of canned fruit to town —

Aug 12 1865 Saturday
Nancy went home to attend quarterly meeting.

Sabbath Aug. 13. 1865
Mr. Curtis preached — a full congregation — Mrs Burgess sick — William little Sarah & I went up to see her toward evening —

Monday Aug 1”. 1865
Mrs. Terril washed, & Nancy came home — William went to town — Nancy took Sarah up to see her grandma & William went up & brought her home about sunset — Mr. B. C. Bailey, Col. Moore, called — also Mr. Wyatt and Col Fuller the latter staid all night —

Tuesday Aug. 15. 1865
Wrote to Kate.  William gone to Chillicothe.

Wednesday Aug. 16” 1865

Thursday Aug. 17. “ 1865
Lucy here.  Sarah is not well.  Went to see Mrs Burgess

Friday Aug. 18.”  1865
Wrote to Lizzie.  Lucy & Sarah still unwell.

Saturday. Aug. 19” 1865
Sarah had a hard chill last night, followed by fever which continues to-day.
William came home.

Sabbath Aug. 20” 1865
Sarah sick, staid at home with her — Rev. Andrews preached —   Mr. Lacy buried.

Monday Aug 21. 1865
William telegraphed to Mrs. Cutler to come home — Betsey Bailey & Mrs Dickey called  
Sarah better —

Tuesday Aug 22 1865
William went to Zaleski — Lucy came and took Sarah to town.

Wednesday Aug 23 1865 —

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