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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Saturday, January 12th, 1861

To day I sent Bill down for the oxen to haul fire wood, he made 2 loads. Frank Stewart came up and went hunting. grinding small, only 2½ bushels. weather cloudy & cold.

Three years ago today . . . The Gazette says that John S Beale, formerly of Liberty county, committed suicide by taking strychnine some three weeks ago in Montgomery county. Galveston News, January 12, 1858 [This John Beale is the 2nd husband of my 3rd great-grandma, Elizabeth Lemaire Beale nee Waring. vle]

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