To day Hicks finished covering in the cribs. The other boys killed and cleaned two hogs which weighed 256 pounds. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] rode down to Mothers [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts] to get some thread sized and warped. I ground 30½ bushels of corn. weather clear and cool with a hard frost at night.
*This Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog. Margaret is her daughter.