To day the boys took up the mill stones & re-bushed the mill after which Hicks ground 30 bushels of corn. Nellie's little mare, Pidgeon folded a female coalt. Nellie* [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] still down at Mother's [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts]. Josephine [Josephine Martha Hall] had fever. Weather variable & cool with a hard rain at night.
*This Nellie is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog. Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma, and is Nellie's mother-in-law. Mahala is also the mother-in-law as well as the step-mother of JMH.