Nov 2 – Pleasant, but cold wind. Not very well.
Nov 3 – Went over to burg to Election. Not very weell.
Nov 4 – Carried Sarah over to Hoags. Went up to Schrams to get horse and wagon.
Nov 5 – Got Schrams Horse and wagon. Went down to Marts. Made some cider 34 galons. Fine day. Jo Lee sick.
Nov 6 – Took Horse and wagon home. Cleaned up some wheat got of Mart, took it over to mill. Sarah went home. Ethan and Jim went up to Flanders after Walnuts.
Nov 7 – Mary Ann and Nettie, Glen and Hobert came here. Jim Went to Lawton.
Nov 8 – Not very cold, 59 Abz, rains some. Went down to Catharines. Jo sick there.
Nov 10 – Carried Sarah over to Hoags. Carried one pair shoes back to Shroeder and Olins.ton
Nov 11 – Worked round house and shop. Went after Sarah in Evening. Net came back.
Nov 12 – Cut maple tree by the west stoop. Went down to Catharines in afternoon. Cold, snowed some. Jo no better. Libby Allen came here, stayed all night.
Nov 13 – Cold, pleasant morning. Mary Ann and youngones came down. Stayed all night. Sarah and Mary Ann went over to Evys.
Nov 14 – Cold wind. Mary Ann Started for home. Cold wind. Jim came home from Lawton.
Nov 15 – Went down to Catharines to see Jo. He was no better. Pleasant day, no snow yet. Charles Lee sick.
Nov 16 – At home, not much done, not very well. Went over to burg, got ax fixed, 50. Rainy.
Nov 17 – Chored round. Not very well to day.
Nov 18 – Cut down two trees in woods, drawed two loads wood.
Nov 19 – Went up to Henry Clintons. Carried some things to send Mrs Wiseman. Went to burg when we came back. Bot some red paint and blue vitrol.
Nov 20 – Moved bench in to South room. Snowey day. Cut holes in seat for Skinners privy. Henry came down here, stayed all night. Snow 3½ inches.
Nov 21 – Put thill in Sleigh. Drawed load wood on Sleigh. First snow. Henry went home. A. Brown brot quarter Beef, 90 lbs. Henry and I went over to burg.
Nov 22 – Not very cold, looks some like rain in morning. Went down to Catharines in afternoon. Rained hard when we came home.
Nov 23 – Rainy and cold. Carried Sis to school. Not much work to day. Snowed and blowed like the old nick, afternoon and Evening. Ethan went after Sis at night.
Nov 24 – Cold, snows some. Worked in shop some. Put batten on crack in well room. Cold blustrous day. Not very well.
Nov 25 – Lois came down, stayed all night. Worked in shop some.
Nov 26 – Went down to A. Browns to turkey dinner. Mr Hubbard and boy was there. Lois went home. Stormed some in Evening.
Nov 27 – Worked on portable partition. Snowed some. Sarah colored Sis and Alfledas Dresses.
Nov 28 – Snowes like fun this morning.
Nov 29 – Ethan and I went down to Catharines with Sleigh. Cold day.
Nov 30 – Shelled and carried three bushels corn over to burg mill. Went down to Mrs Simmons to see about stove.
 Neighbor, John S. Allen
 Believe he is referring to neighbors, James Milham and his daughter, Stella. James was Martin Milham’s half brother
 Neighbors, Isaac & Olive Ellen (Atkinson) Schram
 James “Oscar” Keith’s wife and children, Mary Ann (Batey), Glen and John Herbert Keith; Oscar and Mary Ann had two daughters, Jessie and Catherine, but it is unclear if either one of them went by that nickname
 The daughter of Loren & Amanda (Taylor) Clark. Loren was the brother of Lois (Keith) Clark Skinners’ first husband, Byron Clark
 Other things, etc.
 The daughter of neighbors, John S. & Amanda Louise (Worden) Allen
 Former neighbor, Caroline (Williams) Wiseman. An October 11 entry in Luke’s 1871 diary reported that “Mr Wiseman (Joseph) and wife left,” and a December 28, 1871 letter from Mrs. Wiseman shows they were living in Utica, Kansas. Another letter dated January 16, 1876 shows they were living in Spring Side, Kansas