Journal: Jeanette Sperry

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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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1895 (Sunday) – We washed hard all day and towards evening we went up town to Mutual. Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) sang a song “If Sighs Had Wings”. After Mutual, a crowd of us went on to Grandma Sperry’s (Emily Louisa Miller): Lillie Black (Lillie May Black), Earl Mangum, Ada Taylor, Asa Kienks, Art (Arthur […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1895 (Saturday) – I walked home. Mother (Caroline Webb) went down to Sister Tolley’s to a sewing bee, and left me home to do the work. In the late afternoon, I walked down to Tolley’s and took Ruth (Ruth Sperry) to Mother. Went home and did my evening chores then went up to Salisbury’s. Ada […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1895 (Friday) – I ironed some and in the afternoon I went up town. In the evening, I went down Painter’s store to have the buttons fastened on my shoes. I stayed there about an hour and want to Physical Culture with Sarah Painter and Minnie Lunt and Lulu Ostler. I slept at Aunt Sarah […]

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