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Friday, July 1, 2011

Happy Holiday Weekend!

A Day in the Life: July 1st

(Aged 14)
Wea.  hot                                      WED. JULY 1, 1896               Ther.  100

Worked all day.  Finished the barn so the carpenters went home.

(Aged 16)
Wea.                                             FRI. JULY 1, 1898               Ther.

Went to factory.  Worked 1/2 day drawing in + raking hay.

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             SAT. JULY 1, 1899               Ther.

Worked all day.  Drew in 5 loads of hay.  In A.M. Pa went to the burg the Board of Health met.  In eve pa + ma went up Erie Cowan’s to sit up with him all night.  In eve I went over to Page’s + Leon + I went over in swimming. 

(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              SUN. JULY 1, 1900                 Ther.

Stayed at home in A.M.  In P.M. took Alice out riding got home at 2.30 A.M.

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              MON. JULY 1, 1901                Ther.

Began haying on pa’s.

(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               TUE.  JULY 1, 1902             Ther.

Gail set up his stove + got his furniture from Frewsburg.

(Aged 21)

Wea.                                              WED.  JULY 1, 1903                  Ther.



Editor's Note:
I wonder what is meant by Frank and Nora sitting up all night with Erie Cowan.  Was it just a party or is it some sort of wake. 

Carroll Rod & Gun Club barbecue sometime in the early 1990s


  1. You are probably right. That does
    makes the best sense.

  2. I remember that necklace. I remember that shirt. I remember that waist!