1870–Henry: Sunday, Dec. 25 Nell & I went to church to day. Pleasant but (?) Had a chicken for supper. a splendid (??) (Mother W is a good cook) (parentheses his)
This is the last entry in Henry’s diary.
1918–Ella: Wed., 25 Christms Day with clouds & snow. Roast chicken & plenty of everything for dinner. Karl & H & their man David, out. We have a nice day & lots of good music.