Sunday, February 25, 2018

The Funeral of George’s Daughter L. Angeline

February 22, 2018 Leave a Comment 

Sunday, December 11, 1842: Today my house was thronged with people, on account of the death of L. Angeline.

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The Death of George’s Daughter, L. Angeline

February 16, 2018 Leave a Comment 

Monday, December 5, 1842: On this evening I had Platt Wylie’s horse and put to my cutter and rode to Canaan after Doctor Wilcox for L. Angeline, and he agreed to come early next morning and I returned home by half past ten this evening and quite a snow storm on the way down and […]

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George’s Daughter L. Angeline Gets Sick Also

February 8, 2018 Leave a Comment 

Wednesday, November 23, 1842: Today Doctor Green tended to my wife.

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The Life Of George Holcomb

February 1, 2018 Leave a Comment 

An Injury While Butchering Hogs Thursday, November 10, 1842: Today I took my single wagon and L. Angeline with me, we rode to Pittsfield.

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George Holcomb

January 25, 2018 Leave a Comment 

Covering Cousin Samuel Holcomb’s Debts Saturday, October 29, 1842: Today I took my one-horse team and rode to Hancock Village and I called to the blacksmith.

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Returning Home, George Finds A Legal Problem

January 19, 2018 Leave a Comment 

George and his wife are returning from a trip to the West on the Erie Canal. They have just arrived in Schenectady. She is not well.

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George is in Rome, New York, visiting relatives.

January 12, 2018 Leave a Comment 

Sunday, September 18, 1842: Today we remained to brother Morton’s and my wife is quite unwell. Today rainy. Monday: Today I rode to Rome Village with brother Morton. I called on Doctor Tylor and paid 37 cts for medicine for my wife.

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George Holcomb

January 5, 2018 Leave a Comment 

From mid-June until mid-July of 1842, George has a crew of carpenters worked on an addition to his barn to be used as a stable.

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George’s 51st Birthday

December 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Thursday, June 2, 1842: I drew rails and laid up fence on the hill to fence a place for beans and potatoes and turnips. Today my two sons planted potatoes in my cornfield where the hogs rooted up the corn.

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George’s Wife is Sick

December 15, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Monday, May 9, 1842: This morning I carried L. Angeline to her school. As I returned home I called to H. Platt’s store and had half a pound blue vitrial charged, eight pence.

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