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Jan 16 – Cloudy 33 Abz. Got some lumber framed rafters got 11 peices one plank. Bot this Diary. Paid G. T. Tax $11.20. D. Lamkins here got his violin.
Jan 17 – Pleasant 29 Abz. At home. Put strings on my old violin. Matilda Baxter here.
Jan 18 – Cloudy 30 Abz. Went over to fathers saw Lyman Earl.
Jan 19 – Pleasant 22 Abz. Got flooring put it down 4 bunches Shingles & one load siding of Earl.
Jan 20 – Pleasant 18 Abz. Worked on shop frame.
Jan 22 – Cloudy cool wind 30 Abz. At home a lone. Put up my rafters on shop. Cool wind all day.
Jan 23 – Pleasant 30 Abz. Nice fall morning. White out this morning. Talk of _______ side walk. Worked on my bench. Sarah & children came home.
Jan 24 – Cloudy 46 Abz. Sprinkles some. Carried in my _____. Sarah & children gone to church.
Jan 25 – Rainy 52 Abz. Spring weather. Bot 42 lbs nails 30.5 ct. lbs 8? 12.60 lbs. Lath sorted corn. E. M. Clapp here to get set Bobs made. Rainy afternoon & evening.
Jan 26 – Cloudy 40 Abz. Put on some siding. Lois came home. Set saw for Jack clubs.
Jan 27 – Rainy 38 Abz. Went over to Fathers up to the sawmill. T. Flanders came here. D. Smith here in the night.
Jan 28 – Pleasant 34 Abz. Lasher came over moved fence. D. Smith here. Celia Newman here to day. Mr & Mrs Wightman here evening.
Jan 29 – Cloudy 30 Abz. Put the sides on the shop.
Jan 30 – Cloudy and cool 23 Abz. Got load siding roof boards 94 feet boards of Jesse Earl. Thomas Flanders went home.
Jan 31 – Pleasant 18 Abz. At home. Mary Flint Died this morning. Billy Lee here.
Feb 1 – Cloudy & cool 18 Abz. Worked on shop put on siding. Bennet & wife here. Snowed after noon.
Feb 2 – Pleasant 30 Abz. Worked on shop finished siding. Snowed in Evening.
Feb 3 – Pleasant and cool 16 Abz. cold. At home. Not much done to day. T. Flanders came back.
Feb 4 – Cloudy 14 Abz. Went over to Fathers & Yorks.
Feb 5 – Cloudy 14 Abz. Got plank for bench. Recd letter from G. Tomlinson.
Feb 6 – Cloudy 14 Abz snowed in the morning. Carried some corn to mill. Mrs Flint here in the Evening. T. Flanders went home paid me 50 cts.
Feb 7 – Cloudy 27 Abz. some 3 inches snow on the ground. Lois came home in the Evening.
Feb 8 – Cloudy 22 Abz. Got out cornice. Snowey.
Feb 9 – Cloudy 26 Abz. snow some 6 inches deep looks like winter snowy & cold. Cut out gloves. Sent letter to C. R. Cridland $4 dollars in it.
Feb 10 – Cold & Blustrous 7 Abz. Went over to Fathers Jesse Turner there. Very cold & blustering 6 Below zero in Evening.
Feb 11 – Blustrous 6 Below zero. Round home. Cleared snow out of the shop. Cut some gloves.
Feb 12 – Clear day 8 Abz. Went up to J. Yorks. Billy Lee came here. Lois came over. Bot pr shoes 12/-
Feb 13 – Cloudy 15 Abz. windy very cold and blustering snowed and blowed like fun all day. Repaired Whitings violin.
Feb 14 – Cold 20 Abz. At home all day. Good winter day. Hannah sick.
Feb 15 – Cloudy 22 Abz. Worked on cornice. Snowed in the Evening.
Feb 16 – Snowey 18 Abz. At home. Sawed wood. Flanders brot 4 bushels wheat 9 lbs sausage.
 Thomas Flanders
 His wife, Sarah (Crawford) Keith
 Ethan, Nancy and Hannah
 Felly, or felloe, is the rim of a wheel supported by spokes
 His first cousin
 Joseph York, husband of Luke’s niece, Helen (Bradley) York
 His daughter who was about 2½ years old