June 1897

1897 june

1 Tue
Mostly clear and cold with a West wind and very heavy. At R.L. Bell’s.
(Note: After visiting Forra’s grave, Robert and Martha would walk up the hill to spend some time at Richard and Dolly Bell’s home.)

2 Wed
Cold with a NW wind. At R.L. Bell’s at the Sewing Circle. Signs of a storm.

3 Thu
Cold with a NW wind. Signs of a storm soon. Quite warm today. At R.L. Bell’s. Down to R. McKelvery’s. Will and Alice there.

4 Fri
Quite warm today. Signs of rain. Down to R. McKelvery’s this afternoon.

(Note: Robert and Adaline (Fulton) McKelvery lived just across the road from King’s Grove Cemetery and at the foot of R.L. Bell hill.)

5 Sat
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. At R. McKelvery’s. Cass Frost was here.

6 Sun
Raining this morning. Dull all day. Robert McKelvery brought us up to R.L. Bell’s in the afternoon.

7 Mon
At R.L. Bell’s choring and helping to work.

8 Tue
At R.L. Bell’s still to work helping Mrs. Bell.

9 Wed
At R.L. Bell’s visiting and helping Mrs. Bell.

10 Thu
At R.L. Bell’s helping Mrs. Bell with her wood.

11 Fri
Still at R.L. Bell helping Mrs. Bell with her wood.

12 Sat
We went down to Robert McKelvery’s and back. At night to R.L. Bell’s and kept house for them to go to Bridgewater.

13 Sun
Kept house on Sunday for R.L. Bell and wife while they went to Bridgewater Meeting.

14 Mon
A.J. Fulton came and brought us to his place to Blaine.

15 Tue
Dr. A.J. Fulton went down to Alfred King’s and back to A.J. Fulton’s.
(Note: Alfred King married Mary Fulton, daughter of Thomas Fulton of Royalton, N.B. Thomas was brother to Robert M. Fulton. Alfred and Mary lived in Blaine for a period of time before moving back to Knoxford, N.B.)

16 Wed
A.J. Fulton’s in the forenoon. Worked some for Aaron shoveling dirt. To McKelvery’s.

17 Thu
Robert McKelvery brought us up to R.L. Bell’s.

18 Fri
To R.L. Bell’s and chored and helped her.

19 Sat
I went down to R. McKelvery’s and got him to bring us home.

20 Sun
We was home all day and found things quite pleasant.

21 Mon
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. Very heavy all day. More like October than June.

22 Tue
Cloudy and cold with a SW very heavy and cold wind. More like the Fall than the warm June.

23 Wed
Some clouds and warm with a SE wind. Fred and Harden went over to Bristol to the Wilcox trial.

24 Thu
Some clouds and warm with a SE wind. Very warm. John Bartley and son here today.

(Note: John Bartley, who married Robert’s daughter, Abigail, would bring his 10 year old son, John Wellington
Bartley, to see his grandfather. Welly was born June 11, 1887 and died Dec. 26, 1956.)

25 Fri
Heavy thunder and lightnings in the night but no rain. It began to rain in the morning and rained till three o’clock very heavy.

26 Sat
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. Fred went to the Fort to get his grist.

27 Sun
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. Two of John Bartley’s boys here today and Perry Cox. Signs of more rain.

28 Mon
Some clouds and cold with a NW wind and very cold. There was two Morehouse’s and two Lawrence’s here. Brother and sister each. Heavy showers all day. (Note: Phoebe and Elizabeth Jones was the sisters of Martha (Jones) Fulton. Phoebe married Philemon Lawrence and Elizabeth married Isaac Morehouse. )

29 Tue
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. They commenced road work today for the first.

30 Wed
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. Signs of rain in the forenoon. It begun to rain in the afternoon.

And so Ends the Month of June

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