Carpet put down in my room - 21. (oil-cloth.)Carpet put down in sitting room - 102. (rag)Cloud burst over Camanche and Jackson. 168.Church. Ida joined - 173. also Fred Megerle, Norah Miller & Steter GeffroyChurch - Mary and Hannah joined. 181 also Geo. ThompsonChurch - Cong. organized at Galt. 206.Church - dedicated at Lodi - Cong. Feb. 2. 1879 - 233.Church - Mr. & Mrs. Lander joined - 265.Church - Mrs. Inglis joined - 1 Mrs. M. J. B. Hammond - 80Church - Mr. A. Inglis. Mr. John Wilson, Mr. & Mrs. John Thompson Joined 68Church - Mrs. Stewart, Deborah & Anna Stewart and Belle Thompson Joined over - 101Died - Mrs. Lucia P. Keniston in Santa Barbara - 59Died - Second Child and Daughter of Clara and Mr. Ross - 56Died - Mrs. Le Faber's baby - 35 Mrs. Charles Dial - 47Dedication of Catholic Church - 28Drowned - Elijah Smith - 5 Division of mother's Clothing - 27Died - Indian Ben - 3. Elmer - 24. Mr. Russem - 34Died - Mr. Hitchcock. Nov. 17. 1876 - 109. Willie Clements - 110Died - Bennie Putnam - 114. Laura Putnam - 115. C. Flanders - 117Died - Mrs. Cahill - 117. Mina Mowry - 118. Frankic Rich - 119Died - O. C. Ross - 120. Charlie Baird - 124. Arthur B - 125Died - E. Foster - 128. Anna Smith - 129. C. Flander's child - 139Died - Mr. Montgomery's child - 139. Mike Farley's children - 139Died - Minnie Dial - 140. Polly Tretheway - 141Died - Joab Spooner - 144. Mrs. Moffett - 145. J. T. Johnson - 147Died - Grandpa Haley - 151. Mrs. Fletcher - 151. Eunice Elliott - 153Died - Eddie Wallace - 155. Mrs. O. Wagner - 158. Arthur R. Geffroy - 167Died - Dr. Walker - 171. Ephraim Whitney - 171. Mrs. Owens babe - 183Drowned - Elijah Smith - 3. Died - Rev. Jesse Green - 164Dedication of new school house - 7 of Poland schoolhouse - 280Drowned - Louisa Perarie & two others. Mar. 19 - 72body found in our bottom by Geo. Locke. Apr. 25.Died - Nettic Foote - 186. Jack Purdy - 204. Wm. Steele - 204.Died - Mrs. Weber - 229. Mrs. Spooner - 234. Mabel Allard - 238.Died - Calvin L. Porter - 247. Mr. Nichols - 250. Wm. Brooks - 254.Died - Mrs. Alice Atkins - 256. Uncle Chas P. Locke - 259. Talford A. Ross - 265.Died - Mother Locke, July 3. 1879. - 262. Edwin McStay - 264. Mamie Gove. 267. overDied - Lindsay Morgan - 276 - Mrs. Greenlaw - 280.
Original diary dimensions: 22 x 33 cm.
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