Category Archives: 1900 Ella's diary

December 3, 1900

Mon., Dec. 3 Henry kills the pigs. Mother carries Grace to her school. Go down to Mr. Bartlett’s to teachers meeting. Advertisements

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November 24: 1870–Henry & 1918–Ella

Henry:  Thurs., Nov. 24  Went home to THanksgiving had a splendid supper.  Went back to Ferrisburgh  in eve.  (Notice that Henry uses the “h” in Ferrisburgh.   Ella never does.) Ella:  Sun., 24  Anna & Ruth attend church.  Karl & … Continue reading

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January 29, 1887 and 1903. Ella’s Birthday

ASHTON:  Jan. 29, 1887 got the  milk.  warm day  Mother birth-day.  splite wood all day but it rain in A.M.  Father runs the mill in AM but does not in PM  go sliding in the evening with ruth LORAINE:  Thurs., … Continue reading

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December 23, 1900

Sun., Dec 23 Attend church. Rehearsal takes the place of the S. S. Write Xmas letters until late. Looking forward to posting things from the diaries of Ashton Fisher and Loraine Satterly, as well as Ella’s 1898 diary!

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Ella’s accounts, 1900

These are some of the ACCOUNTS Ella wrote down in the back of the 1900 diary– (I’ve separated the received and paid columns, but in the book they are next to one another.) Jan Paid 1 Pledge 1.00 4 tablet … Continue reading

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December 8, 1900 & “Winter Clouds”

Sat., Dec 8 Make pumpkin pies, bathe children. Attend to the S. S. lesson. Sick tonight & hurry off to bed. WINTER CLOUDS Dark sullen clouds are lifting Fantastic shapes on high, In changing masses drifting Across the wintry sky. … Continue reading

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December 7, 1900 and “The Cedars”

THE CEDARS On each side of the path Straight and tall, Bronzed by the weather, Voices of the wind Whispering among their branches. Planted long ago With children playing about them, They were rooted in the soil. They grew up … Continue reading

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