Saturday, November 20, 2010

Tuesday, November 20th, 1860

To day John Williams helped us to dress the Mill rocks. we ground 6 bushels of corn. Mother & Father came to see me, & also went to Mrs. Birds. weather cloudy & cool. wind from the North. [Note from V. . . . "Mother" is my 3rd great-grandma, Mahala]

Friday, November 19, 2010

Monday, November 19th, 1860

To day John HARWELL went to Crockett & returned at night. Charley HALL staid all night with me. we ground 19 bushels of corn. weather changable & warm.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Sunday, November 18th, 1860

To day I sent Bill for the wagon. I got from Father one beef hide, weighing on our balances 30 lbs. even but by his steelyard 31¼ lbs. Mother & Father both came up to see Florence & the little woman. weather clear & warm.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Saturday, November 17th, 1860


To day Mother came up & remained all night after going home in the morning. we ground 14 bushels of corn. Florence is still sick. weather clear & warm.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Friday, November 16th, 1860

To day Mother & Father came up to see the little woman. Mother remained all night attending to Florence who is still sick. we ground 12 bushels of meal ten of them after night. weather clear & warm.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Thursday, November 15th, 1860

To day Mother & Father came up. we ground 15 bushels of meal. weather clear & warm in the day, rather cool at night.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Wednesday, November 14th, 1860

To day Mother & Mrs. Bird came to see the little woman & Florence, who is still sick. we ground 17½ bushels of meal. weather changable & rather cool.