Category Archives: 1870 Henry

December 25: Henry–1870 & Ella–1918

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.   … Continue reading

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December 17: 1870–Henry & 1918–Ella

1870–Saturday, Dec. 17–Henry:  worked hard to day 1918–Tues., 17–Ella:    Miss Dumas washes & cleans up.  Ruth irons.  Anna & Met go to Burlington.  Make head cheese, bread & apple pie.  Write W.S. Braithwaite regarding poem “America in the War.”  … Continue reading

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December 16: 1870–Henry & 1918–Ella

Henry:  Fri., 16, 1870–worked hard to day Ella:  Mon., 16, 1918—  Make brine & pack hams.  Pack part of the pork.  Clean the pig’s heart.  Type “America in the War.”  nearly 5 pages.  25 books from LeRoy Phillips.  Letters from … Continue reading

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December 14; 1870–Henry & 1918–Ella

1870–Henry:  Tues., Dec. 14   worked hard to day 1918–Ella:  Sat., 14  Anna & Met in the library till noon.  He takes the car & goes after her.  I make rolls, Graham bread, mince & apple pies.  Try out & … Continue reading

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December 13: 1870–Henry & 1918–Ella

1870, Tues., Dec. 13–Henry:  Worked hard to day.   1918–Ella:  Fri., 13   Karl & H come & cut up the pig.  Help me sort & cut up the lard & sausage.  Send for 25 books.  Met comes from Texas.  He … Continue reading

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December 10: 1870–Henry & 1918–Ella

1870–Henry:  Sat., Dec. 10  (Mr. Sauttainall??) came up to day on early train in morning. . . Gro half in store to day.  Marked goods all day. 1918–Ella:  Tues., 10  Quite cool.  Miss Dumas washes mops dining room cleans out … Continue reading

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December 9: 1870–Henry & 1918–Ella

1870–Henry:  Fri., Dec. 9  In store all day.  Father carried aunt & uncle of St. (Laurince?) county to (?)  left Nell to (Stern & ?) out home  had a good time.  O Nell how I love you. 1918–Ella:  Mon., 9  … Continue reading

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