Apr 7 – No work to day. Went to town meeting. Bot ½ lb crackers 5¢. Richardson brot ¾ cord stove wood. Babcock paid 81.13. Lady Norman Born today.
Apr 8 – Worked in shop. Shaved spokes &c.
Apr 9 – Shaved spokes all day. Bot cloth for capes to shakers 25 Bot spool thread 5¢.
Apr 10 – Finished shaving spokes. Bot lamp wick 1¢. Theadore Earl paid 25¢. Alvan here. Put in reach for Doc Wightman 50¢.
Apr 11 – Worked on hubs. Bot ½ lb Tea 40 Bot on ham 1.94¢ Bot sugar 68¢ thread 2¢. Put Box in trumes cart 5¢. Sutton got his Bangolin.
Apr 12 – Finished mortising hubbs. Extracted tooth for Charles Earl.
Apr 13 – Went over to Fathers found them sick.
Apr 14 – Worked on hubbs some. Put rockers on chair for Sol Kingsley. Flanders brot load straw. Richardson Brot two loads wood. Sarah & Nancy went over to Fathers. Bot oil 3. Got shoe tapt 15¢.
Apr 15 – Put Boxes in Flanders hubbs. Worked on Raymonds wheel. Sarah gone over the river. Ed Drury Brot five loads wood.
Apr 16 – Went to Kalamazoo. Bot violin pegs 50¢ strings 80¢ tail piece 50¢ postage 3 Beer 10¢ fare 25¢. Drury Brot two loads wood. Bot Draft for G. T. 94˚93“29 cts.
Apr 17 – Sent Draft to G. T. 3¢. Drove spokes in raymonds wheel. Joy paid 20¢. Drury Brot two loads wood. Put strings on my new violin. Sarah came home.
Apr 18 – Finished Raymonds wheel. He brot two bushels & 8 lbs wheat 1.70¢ 12½ lbs shugar 125.
Apr 19 – Worked in garden trimed trees cleared out the yard. Filed saw for Wesley. Set out quince trees. Bot oil 25¢.
Apr 20 – Went over to Fathers found them some better. Ethen down to Clarks. Mr. Galligans child buried.
Apr 21 – Rainy morning. Wedged boxes in hubbs. Wm Whitcomb in shop in afternoon.
Apr 22 – Drove spokes in Flanders wheels & commenced rimming. Bot ½ bushel potatoes 12¢. Sent letter to Omro 3.
Apr 23 – Riming wheels. Went down to Lockharts shop. Bored yoke for A. Chipman.
Apr 24 – Worked in shop on wheels putting on rims. A. McLary paid 6¢.
Apr 25 – Worked in shop. Finished Flanders wheels. Flanders paid 25¢ for filing saw.
Apr 26 – Painted Flanders wagon. Extracted tooth for A. Moffit 25.
Apr 27 – Pleasant. Sarah gone to church.
Apr 28 – Worked in garden. Piled up my lumber. Lyman Earl brot five Bushels potatoes.
Apr 29 – Worked in yard. Shelled coffee & Beans. Burnt brush. Bot one dozen Eggs 7¢.
Apr 30 – Worked round garden. Went over & got some early potatoes. L. T. Earl brot 17 fence posts.
May 1 – Went down to Catharines with Mother. Lucy sick.
May 2 – Made bed piece for Ex one boulster for Yorks wagon. Bot saleratas 10. Painted Flanders wagon. Mr Bronson got his gearing.
May 3 – L. T. Earl brot four posts 180 pickets 20 rails. D. Lamkin plowed garden. Plowed garden.
May 4 – Went up to Wesleys. John Wilcut went up to Yorks. Almon Pond married.
May 5 – Worked in garden some. John Wilcut here. Left on the 2 oclock train. Earl brot 250 pickets. Bot dog Eggs 7.
May 6 – Made boulster for hamilton 50 spring bar for Race 39¢. T. Cory paid one Dollar. Lamkins draged garden.
May 7 – Planted onions peas & Radishes potatoes &c.
May 8 – Bot beet seed 5 Lettuce 5. Went over to Fathers. Got some me__ican potatoes. Wesley brot some June potatoes shugar 7.
May 9 – Planted potatoes. Filed saw for Marshal Austin 10.
May 10 – Made yard for pigs & cow &c. D. Hamilton paid 24¢. Paid school bill 1.04.
May 11 – Went up to York ville. Went up the lake.
May 12 – Planted Beans. Not much done to day. Sent letter to Hiram 3¢ one to Henry 3¢ Bot ½ lb Tea 40. Cow out to night.
May 13 – Planted corn and coffee. Filed saw for Mr Hoag 15¢. Rainy.
May 14 – Moved my stringers. Planted cucumbers & mellons. Ethen came home. Hoag paid 15¢. Bot chimney for lamp 10¢. Oatman shot Mrs Stevensons Dog.
May 15 – Worked on A Chipmans wagon. Beach brot his wheelbarrow.
May 16 – Worked on Beaches wheelbarrow. Went down to Circus ground. Bot orrange 5¢ Nancy 2 cents. Hamilton paid 25¢. Circus in Town.
May 17 – Worked on wheelbarrow. Went down to Lockharts. Got four rivets made.
May 18 – Went over to Fathers. Catharine & Mark there. Lois went home. Verry cool day.
May 19 – Snows some cold. Flanders got his wagon. Saw Barny Vosburg. Worked on spokes. Bot one ball wicking 8¢.
May 20 – Heavy frost 3 degrees below freezing point. Worked on spokes. Bot cotton 36 candy 1¢.
May 21 – Shaved spokes for Chipmans wagon. Bot one spool thread 5¢. James Wilber here in Evening.
May 22 – Bot two maple sticks of Pond 15¢. Worked on Exes &c.
May 23 – Worked on Box put box together. Bot screws & nails 18¢. The old man Signor buried to day.
May 24 – Worked on box. Sarah went to Kalamazoo. Bot sundries &c $9.74 Bot Lamp chimney 10¢.
May 25 – At home all day. Sarah & girls went to church.
 FindAGrave.com shows that Rose Galligan, daughter of Charles & Sarah Galligan, died April 19, 1862 and was buried in the Galesburg City Cemetery
 His mother-in-law, Nancy (Comfort) Crawford Betts, as well as his brother-in-law, Robert Crawford, lived in Omro, Wisconsin
 Ancestry.com shows that Almon Pond married Aleena Griswold in Kalamazoo County on May 4, 1862