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Feb 17 – Cloudy 2 Abz. Got one bunch shingles. Whiting paid me 50 cts. Went over to Fathers. Oscar and Mary ann here. Mother came with them. T. Flanders came here.
Feb 18 – Cloudy 2 Abz. Carried 4 bushels wheat to mill. T. Flanders went home. Lasher drawed ice for Beach.
Feb 20 – Cold 2 Below zero. Swep out shop sawed some wood. T. Flanders here in evening.
Feb 21 – Pleasant 23 Abz. Good sleighing. At home all day.
Feb 22 – Cold 17 Below zero. Lasher Brot brick. Sawed out some cornice. Uncle Ozen here.
Feb 23 – Pleasant 3 Abz. Worked on cornice. Father came over here.
Feb 24 – Pleasant 15 Abz. Finished cornice. B. Whitcomb Bot A. T. Jones violin $6.00. The girls left. Letter from N. B. Betts.
Feb 25 – Cloudy 24 Abz. Worked on shop put on some cornice. Mary Powlison here to day. Pleasant & warm.
Feb 26 – Pleasant 5 Abz. Put on cornice and some roof boards. Thawed considerable.
Feb 27 – Cloudy and warm 36 Abz. Not much sleighing. T. Flanders came here. Shingled some. Snowed in the night 6 inches deep.
Feb 28 – Pleasant 28 Abz. Thawes some. Mr Stebbens buried to day. Averil preached. T. Flanders here all day.
 His nephew and wife, James Oscar and Mary Ann (Batey) Keith
 John Wesley Keith who, according to the family Bible, was adopted
 Ellis A. Keith
 Ozen Keith, his father’s brother
 His mother-in-law, Nancy (Comfort) Crawford Betts, who had recently remarried (see February 16, 1858 letter)