April 1893

1 Sat
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day. J.W. Fulton and wife and John
Bartley and wife and son was here. Raining tonight. Bartley and wife went home.

2 Sun
Clear and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Will and Alice went up to Jim’s in the
afternoon. Harden took Anna Murray and Dot to F. Blackden’s.

3 Mon
Cloudy and cold with a SW wind. Joshua Jones called here today. I finished picking over
my potatoes today. It snowed some in the afternoon.

4 Tues
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. Commenced to snow about noon. Snowed two or three
inches and then turned to rain. Still rainy at bedtime.

5 Wed
Some clouds and very cold with a NW wind. I was home all day choring and caring for my
stock.

6 Thur
Clear and cold with a NW wind. Me and Harden and Alice went out to the stores this
morning. Harden took 10 bushels of buckwheat to the Mill for me and 6 for himself. Got it
ground and brought it home.

7 Fri
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. Signs of a storm. I was home all day. Wife was away on
a visit to McDonald’s and John Jamison’s.

8 Sat
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day choring and caring for my stock. Very
heavy thunder and lightning tonight.  The first of Spring.

9 Sun
Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Fred Blackden here to tea.
Samuel Fulton here tonight from Knoxford, CC, N.B. holding meetings.

10 Mon
Some clouds and warm with a SE wind. I was home all day choring and splitting up wood.
Samuel Fulton left here this morning.

11 Tues
Clear and warm with a NW wind. I was home all day choring and splitting wood. Mrs.
John Broad was here on a visit with maple honey tonight.

12 Wed
Some clouds and warm with a NE wind. The snow was running very fast. Harden was
hauling poles today and got hurt pretty bad. Signs of a storm.

13 Thur
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I had Harden with me today splitting up my summer’s
wood. Will went up to Easton today. Rained this afternoon.

14 Fri
Cloudy and cold with a North wind. I was home all day. Mathias McDonald came here and
corked his boots and stopped to dinner. Ephraim Lawrence to dinner.

15 Sat
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day. I put up my garden fence. Harden
finished splitting up my summer’s wood. Came on snow this evening.

16 Sun
Some clouds and cold with a NW snowstorm all night till 9 or 10 o’clock today. Six or
eight inches of snow. J.W. Fulton and wife and Alvin Giberson here to dinner. H.L. Fulton
went to Knoxford.

17 Mon
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. I was home all day. Harden finished hauling his hay
away today. Alvin Giberson got their onions today. Will took his horse today.

18 Tues
Cloudy with a NE wind. I was home all day. Mary Gillen left for Lowell this morning. Will
Larrabee came home today from Fred’s. Snowed since 10 A.M.

19 Wed
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day choring and caring for my stock.
G.W. Fulton’s wife here to tea. J.W. Fulton called in.

20 Thur
Clear and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Only called to Harden’s and Stephen
Giberson’s. I was caring for my stock.

21 Fri
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day. It commenced to snow about
2 o’clock P.M. and snowed till bedtime or near 9 in the evening. Will came from the lines.

22 Sat
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day. It was drizzling snow and rain most
all day but did not amount to much.

23 Sun
Cool with a West wind and very cloudy. Some light showers of rain through the day. I was
home all day. Ephraim Lawrence called with maple sugar and Harden called.

24 Mon
Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Will and his son, Frank, went
to Fred Blackden’s this morning. Some signs of a storm.

25 Tues
Cold with a SE wind. I was home all day. Cold SE snow commenced about 9 o’clock till
one or two P.M. came round to the NW. Snowed and blowed heavy. Will came from Fred’s.

26 Wed
Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Very cold. Two or three inches
of snow last night. Went off mostly today. So ends the day.

27 Thur
Some clouds and cool with a SE wind. Signs of a storm. I was helping Harden saw wood
this afternoon. Will came home tonight. Harden was hauling up cedars.

28 Fri
Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. I was home all day. Looks like another storm. Orpha
Hutchinson got home from Lowell tonight.

29 Sat
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Harden was to Knoxford today with
the carriage. Set up our wagon today.

30 Sun
Cold with a NW wind. I was home all day tending my stock. Some clouds in the morning
but cleared off in the afternoon.

So Ends the Month of April

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