1881 DIARY OF CHARLES LUKE KEITH JR.
Jan 1 – Went over to Burg in morning Evening. Bot sack Buckwheat flour.
Jan 6 – Went over to Burg. Got county order. Not much done only chores.
Jan 7 – Cold and some Blustring. Drawed six loads wood and chored round. Alfleda sick unto life, me spec so sum.
Jan 8 – Mercury one below zero at seven Am. Not much done but chores. Went over to Burg in Evening got oil. Nancy some better.
Jan 9 – At home all day. Mercury 4 below zero in morning. Very good sleighing about 4 inches snow. Alfleda sick. Hannah over to Nancys.
 Known better, and referred to, as Luke
 Galesburg, Michigan
 Martin Milham, husband of Lucy Lee, daughter of his sister, Catherine (Keith) Bradley Lee
 Believe Pete might be his horse
 His third wife, Sarah (Crawford) Keith
 Matilda (Allen) Brown, his daughter Nancy’s mother-in-law
 His mother-in-law, Nancy (Comfort) Crawford Betts
 His daughter, Nancy (Keith) Brown
 His youngest son, James Keith
 Neighbor, Henry “Harry” Streator
 Alfleda (Starr) Keith, widow of his brother, Harvey Keith. Harvey died in 1851 and the 1880 census shows Alfleda living with Luke and his family
 His daughter, Hannah Keith
 Future husband of his daughter, Louese Keith
 Phoenix, Michigan, where the Harris family had a general store