Sep 6 – Went over to burg to mill. Went down to Catharines. Oscar started for home. Becky Plank sick in night.
Sep 7 – Worked some in shop. Went up to Mr Kirbys in after noon. Carried some cider up to Schrams. Very hot 94 in shade.
Sep 8 – Work on spokes for Schrams wheel. Ethan cuting up corn. 94 in shade half past ten. Jim sick.
Sep 9 – Worked on wheels some. Cows in Browns lot all day.
Sep 10 – Went down to see Wm Lee. Warm day.
Sep 11 – Went down to Charles Lees, Joes and Catharines. Got 30. Dollars of Wm Lee for six months.
Sep 12 – Worked on wheels some. Mr Plank commenced to thrash. Had Ague some.
Sep 13 – Worked on Schrams wheels some.
Sep 14 – Had ague in afternoon.
Sep 15 – Not much done. Ethan sick to day. Mr Ralphs horses run away with load pumpkins. Mr Schram stoped them just East of My House. Had a nice shower.
Sep 16 – Went over to burg. Had Ague, no work to day. Ethan had a chill.
Sep 17 – Went down and got the old cow. Mr Flanders came home with ten head young cattle.
Sep 18 – Went down to Catharines with George Turner.
Sep 19 – No work to day. Ethan got ague.
Sep 20 – Went over to burg. Old Mrs Signor died 2 oclock this morning. Mrs Signor buried. Cow in Browns lot all day.
Sep 21 – Went over to burg in morning. Band went to Picknick. S. Strubles girl died this morning.
Sep 22 – Sick, no work round house.
Sep 23 – Worked some. Cut some Buckwheat. Worked on wheels some.
Sep 24 – Finished Schrams wheels. Ethan went down to Catharines. Rained some.
Sep 25 – At home. George and I striped some husks for Young Turners bed.
Sep 26 – Set up buckwheat. Went over to burg in Evening.
Sep 27 – Finished cutting and puting up Buckwheat. Fine day. George got ague.
Sep 28 – Ethan cultivated some on hill. I drawed in two loads corn. Mr Schram got his wheels. Mr Elias Sherman Died half past nine this morning.
Sep 29 – Mr Sherman Buried to day. Mr Day preach. Warm and pleasant as June.
Sep 30 – Worked round, husked some corn. Not very well. Ethan gone to the fair.
Oct 1 – Drawed in some corn. Ethan cultivated some. Went over to burg after Louesa in morning. The boys patent papers came to day.
Oct 2 – At home all day. George Turner here all day.
Oct 3 – Round home, not very well. Husked some corn.
Oct 4 – Went to mill. Had a shower. Husked some corn. Drawed in two loads corn.
Oct 5 – Husked corn some. Plowed on hill. dra
Oct 6 – Plowing on hill. Husked some, drawed one load corn. Commenced sowing wheat. Fine day.
Oct 7 – Husked some corn. Finished sowing wheat. Ethan cultivated. Nice day.
Oct 8 – Finished cultivating wheat in fore noon. Husked some corn. Very pleasant day. Jo an Hellen came here.
Oct 9 – Fine day. Joes folks went home. Had oysters for supper. George Turner here.
Oct 10 – Drawed in some corn. Fine day. Drove hogs up to the woods 5 times. Rained in night.
Oct 11 – Rained some this morning. Thrashers went to Browns. Sarah Turner and sister came up. I went over to burg after them.
Oct 12 – Went over to burg. Saw Mr Gillet. Let him have my cupler. The Boys let him have their jack.
 Rebecca W. Plank, the daughter of William & Harriet (Groat) Plank
 The son of Luke’s cousin, Charles & Juliana (Davis) Lee
 A form of malaria characterized by stages of chills, fever, and sweating
 A search of Ancestry.com revealed that Alice Struble, age 14, died September 20, 1870; she was the daughter of Selim & Cynthia Struble
 A search of Ancestry.com revealed that Elias Sherman, age 75, died September 28, 1870
 Sarah Frances (Roberts) Turner, the wife of Luke’s cousin, George Turner