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Friday, April 8, 2011

"Don't Get Excited"

A Day in the Life: April 8th

Another helpful diary page--The last line says it all


(Aged 14)
Wea.                                             WED. APRIL 8, 1896                    Ther. 

Went to school.  Ma + Grandma went to Mr. Coe’s funeral.


(Aged 16)
Wea.  Sunny                                 FRI. APRIL 8, 1898                       Ther.

Went to school played football in the morning but couldn’t at noon as it wanted fixing.  Lydia Lawson rode up with me.


(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             SAT. APRIL 8, 1899                       Ther.

Boiled sap all day.  John went home about 3 o’clock.


(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              SUN. APRIL 8, 1900                      Ther.

Stayed at home all day.  Wrote a letter to Alice Warn, one to Cassie Conner + one to Mabel Spencer.  Pa + Ma went to S.S.  In eve went over to grandma’s.



(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              MON. APRIL 8, 1901                     Ther.

NO ENTRY AGAIN UNTIL MAY 22nd



(Aged 20)
Wea.                                              TUE.  APRIL 8, 1902                      Ther.

I went to factory.  Gail drew hay in A.M.  from Pa’s.  In P.M. Gail sharpened fence posts and washed the cutter.



(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              WED.  APRIL 8, 1903                   Ther.

NO ENTRY MADE AGAIN UNTIL MAY 1st




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Editor's Note:  Mr. Coe was most likely Miles Coe a longtime resident of the area.  He was born in Ellicott, NY in 1826 and was 69 years old when he died.  Born to Cyrus Coe and Elsie Fenton he married Mary Hitchcock and fathered nine children.

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