To day the boys commenced planting corn in the bottom field. Sam* [Samuel Houston Sharp] & Nellie* [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] rode up from Mother's [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts] where they left all sick. After dinner Sam left for his company in Crockett and Nellie returned to Mother's to wait upon the sick. Four soldiers stopped with us for the night. Weather variable & cold with a hard freeze at night.
*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.