April 1889

1 Mon
Some clouds and cool with a SE wind. I was hauling wood all day. Fred and Stella here tonight. J.W. Fulton and Mathias McDonald called in here.

2 Tue
Cloudy with a NE wind. It snowed most of the fournoon. Fred and Stella moved today by Jim Rundlett. Mrs. J.W. Fulton here today.

3 Wed
Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. Signs of a storm. G.W. Fulton here today. Harden went to the Mill. I wrote a letter to A.J. Fulton.

4 Thu
Clear and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Perry helped Harden this afternoon. Eli Fletcher here and got some checkerberry for 15 cents.

5 Fri
Clear and cold with a NW wind. Myself and wife went down to Richard Bell’s with the Mare and Pungo There is a good deal of bare ground and water. Got some candy. Jones called in.

6 Sat
Clear and cool with a NW wind. Perry went to Knoxford this afternoon. School meeting this afternoon.

7 Sun
Clear and cool with a SE wind. I was home all day. Perry was to Knoxford. J.W. Fulton here to
tea. H.L. Fulton and wife up to Straight’s. (Grandfather got his son’s initials mixed up now and then but I thought it necessary to write them down as he put it)

8 Mon
Clear and warm with a SW wind. I was hauling and sawing wood all day. G.W. Fulton and boy was here. Mathias McDonald.

9 Tues
Some clouds with a warm SW wind. We was sawing wood and yarding out cedars. Mr. Earl here today. Anna Hutchinson.

10 Wed
Some clouds with a cold NW wind. Me and Harden finished hauling our cedars across the brook today.

11 Thur
Some clouds with a warm NW wind. I was sawing and splitting wood all day. The two Mrs. Listers here to day.

12 Fri
Some clouds with a warm NW wind. James Giberson here and got an ox yoke. We made our first churning today and got 2 1/2 Ibs. Of butter. Harden got two bushels of wheat from Bell’s.

13 Sat
Cloudy with a cold NW wind. I went to Blaine today with the buckboard and took dinner at George’s. I got Turner to shoe Mod. Our house caught fire.

14 Sun
Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. We was home all day. Nothing occurred worth naming.

15 Mon
Mostly clear and cold with a NW wind. Temp. 26 to 52 deg. Above zero. I was home all day. We put out the workbench and moved our stoves. J. Herron and Fred Redstone here today.

16 Tues
Clear and warm with a West wind. I helped Harden hew scantling today. Mr. Thomas Bartlett
here this evening. So ends the day. (Scantling: A small piece of timber, as one used as an upright in a building frame)

17 Wed
Some clouds and warm with a SE wind. I was home all day. Wife was down to Mahan’s on a visit in the afternoon.

18 Thu
Some clouds with a warm SE wind. I was home all day. Put out my bees today and opened my cellar today.

19 Fri
Some clouds with a warm SE wind. Me and Perry was underbrush,”Y foller today. Jim and wife and Mrs. Mahan here today.

20 Sat
Cloudy and warm with a SE wind. I was underbrushing part of the day. George and Jim went over to Frazer’s Mill. Perry went to Straight’s and got some sugar.

21 Sun
Some clouds and warm with a South wind. G.W. Fulton and wife and Miss Canady, J.W. Fulton and L.H. Fulton and wife and one of G. Canady’s boys was here this Easter Sunday.

22 Mon
Cloudy and cold with a North wind. I was home all day. Jim and Harden and John Hawksley called to get Spirits Turpentine for mumps.

23 Tue
Some clouds with a cold NW wind. We was chopping wood today. The temperature ranging from 18 to 62 degrees above zero. Signs of a storm soon.

24 Wed Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. We commenced plowing today our oat ground and picking rocks. I made a cart. Signs of a storm.

25 Thu Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. We was plowing and hauling rocks all day. It rained a little the previous night.

26 Fri
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. We was plowing and burning off root piles today. I wrote a letter to A.J. Fulton tonight.

27 Sat
Cool with a SE wind. It rained most all day and the previous night. I was home all day. Harden went to Bell’s.

28 Sun
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. Harden took George Canady out to the factory. Evelyn Fulton and Nell Mahan called in.

29 Mon
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. I was home all day. I helped to make soap. Harden and Perry went down to hep Richard Bell. It rained in the afternoon.

30 Tue Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. I was home all day. It rained all night and all the fournoon.
J.W. Fulton called in tonight.

So Ends the Month of April

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