Nov 5 – Lucys Baby died about ten AM. Sarah came home. Alfleda came. Pleasant day. Husked corn all day. Hawley dug potatoes for J. C. Blake.
Nov 6 – Pleasant morning. Drawed corn some.
Nov 7 – Drawed one load corn. Went down to Catharines to funeral. Lucys Baby buried to day. Came home in Evening. Rained.
Nov 8 – Drawed sleepers out to barn and some straw.
Nov 9 – At home. Nancy and Jim went over to Barbers. I gathered some Hickory nuts. Snowed and rained some.
Nov 10 – Nancy came home this morning. Received of Town Treasurer twenty five Dollars. Paid James McLarry Eleven and fifteen 100 Dollars. Alfledas Box came 75 cts Express Charge.
Nov 11 – Went up to sawmill got 256 feet baswood boards ½ inch. Snowed like fun. Snow fell 2 inches. Husked 15 bushels corn. Hawley helped one hour and a half.
Nov 12 – Snowey. Husked out what corn there was in the barn.
Nov 13 – Put in floor in stable. Put horses in.
Nov 14 – Put manger in stable. Hawley went to mill. Sent three bushels Buckwheat, one of corn.
Nov 15 – Killed hog, the one I got of Mart. Worked in stable some. Fine day. Wes got plank.
Nov 16 – Lucy and Hannah came up.
Nov 17 – Sawed out Worked in stable on stalls. Ethan and A. Brown went to Kalamazoo after Hanks things.
Nov 18 – Sawed out out thills for wagon, one for sleigh. Stormy day.
Nov 19 – Hawley Killed his black pig. Brown brot up some of hanks things. Paid Mrs Chipman $5.00 five Dollars for cleaning school house. Worked on thills some.
Nov 20 – Worked in barn some on stall. Got stick up to corner. Bradley and Theodore after some ___ails.
Nov 21 – Dick barber brot cross cut saw to be filed. Pedler Layton called here. Sawed out raves for bobs. Drawed in lot corn. Filled barn floor. Fine day.
Nov 22 – Finished hawleys sleigh thill, painted thill. Mr Flanders got his handles. Brot paint down. Hank came home from Chicago.
Nov 23 – Sick all day. Snowey.
Nov 24 – Snow 2½ inches this morning. Hawley gone over to help his father kill beef. Theron went to Battlecreek. Old cow kicked me. Uncle Sam Curtis Died to day Ae 87 yr.
Nov 25 – Worked on bobs some. Snow 3 inches. Husked corn some. Hawley helped J. C. Blake thrash.
Nov 26 – Snows some. Hawley gone up to Blakes. Aunt Mima Curtis Died to day Ae 84 yrs.
Nov 27 – Cleared out shop. Hank and Nancy here. Snow 1¾ inches. Hawley up to Blakes.
Nov 28 – Snow ¾ inches. Jim went down to Catharines.
Nov 29 – Cut out some battings for shop. Will Plank came. Ethan down to Catharines.
Nov 30 – At home all day. Hawleys folks went over with boys just at night with sleigh.
 Catherine Samantha “Kitty” Milham, born September 2, 1873
 Chester Hawley
 Samuel Curtis was the father of Sarah, who married Henry Crittenden, who was the brother of Luke’s first wife, Jerusha Crittenden
 Mima (Knapp) Anable Curtis was Samuel’s second wife and thus the stepmother of Sarah (Curtis) Crittenden)