To day Sam* [Samuel Houston Sharp] and Nellie* [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] came up from Mother's [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts]. Billy Stewart & Mr. Fitzsimmons are still with me. I ground 5 bushels of wheat and 23½ bushels of corn. Weather cloudy & cold with hard showers of rain attended with occasional showers of hail. at night a frost and freeze.
*This Sam and Nellie are 2nd great-grandparents to the Keeper of this family history blog. Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma, and is Sam's mother. She is also the step-mother as well as the mother-in-law of JMH.