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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Monday, February 2nd, 1863

To day the boys are still at work at and finished the garden fence. Sam* [Samuel Houston Sharp] finished the loom for Mother [Mahala* Lee Sharp Hall nee Roberts]. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] sent for and had her spinning wheel brought home. The boys commenced the house fence. I sent Mr. Pennington down to Mr. Beasleys after my glue kettle who succeeding in getting it and brought it home. I ground 1½ bushels of corn. Roberta [Hall] still here. weather clear and pleasant.

*This Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog. Mahala is his mother and is also the mother of Margaret aka the little woman which makes Mahala the mother-in-law as well as the step-mother of JMH.

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