Wea. Windy THUR. FEB. 20, 1896 Ther. 2 below
Went to school. Frank Warn stayed all night with (me). I had to go up to Caitlin(?) Mill to see if he could pay Pa.
When I came home I came over the hill + the wind blew hard. We were very cold when we got home.
Wea. Cloudy SUN. FEB. 20, 1898 Ther. 36
Came home got here about 6.30 o’clock P.M. Mrs. Putney died last night. Pa said Luella went to a dance Fri. eve over to Scotts is sick so she can’t get home. It rained some as we came home from Corydon.
Wea. MON. FEB. 20, 1899 Ther.
Went to school. In eve we all went up to Maxwells. Mrs. White and Mabel were up there. Mabel + I played Pedro against Yale Simpson + Roman Tory.
Wea. TUE. FEB. 20, 1900 Ther.
Went to school. Pa took a grist to the burg.
Wea. WED. FEB. 20, 1901 Ther.
Did chores in A.M. I took a grist to the burg. It was awful stormy day. Frankie Kinneston came over.
Wea. THUR. FEB. 20, 1902 Ther.
Drew wood in A.M. in P.M. cut some.
Wea. FRI. FEB. 20, 1903 Ther.
NO ENTRY MADE
Editor's Note: Women of a certain age seem to be dying quite frequently in 1898--first Mrs. Bingham, now Mrs. Putney. I believe that Mrs. Putney was Jane Putney aged about 58. She was married to Warren Putney whose grave I found in Levant Cemetery but Jane was not with him.
How very Jane Bennett of Luella to go to a dance and get sick forcing her to stay through her recovery. I hope her host was a man of good fortune.
|Jane Bennett before her convalescence at Mr. Bingley's|