Friday, November 24, 2017

Cousin Verona’s Daughter Dies

November 16, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Saturday, March 26, 1842: This afternoon I walked to Hancock to Squ Silas Gardner’s to have him examine a bill of sale and see if it can be obtained.

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George Holcomb

November 10, 2017 Leave a Comment 

(George’s cousin Samuel died on Sunday, March 20)

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Cousin Samuel Holcomb Dies

November 3, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Tuesday, March 1, 1842: Today I took my one horse wagon and carried my wife over to the widow Anna Moffitt’s.

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How To Fix The Cheese House

October 26, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Thursday Feb 10, 1842: I called up to John Smith’s to have him call at my house when he was passing by to have his council what to have done to my chimney in my cheese house, for the cauldron kettle had falled down.

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George Holcomb

October 20, 2017 Leave a Comment 

George Commands Aaron Chapman To Leave The House Last week George had taken in Aaron Chapman who appeared at the door saying his father had thrown him out.

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Summer Time

October 6, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Friday, July 16, 1841: We hoed potatoes and part of the afternoon we helped Wm Bliss Maxon raise a barn.

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A Storm Blows In The Windows; George Buys A Bee Hive

August 31, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Friday, March 12, 1841: Mr. Aaron Marrels and wife came and agreed for my house that they now live in for one year from the first day of April next and they are to have the same garden as last year and pay me twelve dollars in cash for the rent and he is to […]

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Singing School; Winter Illness

August 17, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Monday, February 15, 1841: This afternoon I took the sleigh and carried my wife and cousin Verona Holcomb to brother Simeon Wylie’s.

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Sarah Is Sick

August 10, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Friday, January 15, 1841: Today Sarah is taken sick. Saturday: I and my two sons went into my swamp and chopped and drew a load of wood home and towards night I went up to Calvin P. Sackett’s. Doctor Elijah Graves was there to doctor his wife and I had said Doctor Graves come home […]

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Suspicion of Theft

August 4, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Friday, January 8, 1841: This forenoon I mended my horse stable floor and this afternoon I walked over to Mr. Barber’s and other places to try to market beef and to make inquiries concerning some articles we had missing and I went to Squ Sylvester Howard to ask counsel concerning property we had missing and […]

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