Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1895 (Wednesday) – Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) and I did some more corn. Later, I went up to Salisbury’s and Ada (Salisbury) and I went down to Sam Tolley’s on an errand. We came home in the moonlight and I took Ada halfway home.

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1895 (Tuesday) – Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) and I cut corn and put in Brian about five gallons of sweet corn. In the evening, we went up town to Physical Culture, I joined the class. Afterwards, we drove out home. As we were going down the lane Dolly, our horse, got scared of a big […]

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1895 (Sunday) – I walked out home, spent most of the morning reading. Aunt Lucy (Lucy Jane Webb) came down and spent most of the day trying to help make Mother’s (Caroline Webb) dress. In the afternoon, I pared and cored some apples to dry. Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) took Aunt Lucy home and remained […]

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1895 (Saturday) – Early in the morning, I walked down home and then spent the day doing the ironing. In the evening, Dwight Sparks and I went up town to a surprise on Lillie Black. Those present were; Girls: Lil Black, Della and Jennie Kendall, Ada Taylor, Amy and Sarah Bigler, Sarah Painter; Minnie and […]

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1895 (Friday) – I walked down home and we washed all day. Towards evening Esther (Emily Esther Sperry), Melvin (Henry Melvin Sperry) and I went up to town. Esther and I went to the store and bought me a Pink Waist. We went to a meeting in the Academy Hall and after the meeting we […]

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1895 (Thursday) – I walked up town for Sunday School, but it was too late, so I did not go in, I went to Grandma Sperry’s (Emily Louisa Miller) instead; had dinner there. Lil Black (Lillie May Black) and I washed the dishes. Later about half past three, Earl Mangum and Tom Painter came up, […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1895 (Wednesday) – Morning – helped with the regular morning work. In the afternoon Retta (Retta Sperry), Della (Emma Della Sperry) and I went down to Primary (must have been at Nortonville). Retta and Della sang a song and I gave a Bible Story. Going home, Asa Kienks wanted me to ride behind him on […]

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