Aug 1 – 106. No work. Gefired hot. No signs of rain. Hannah over to Fans sewing for Nell Wilkins.
Aug 2 – 100 very dry hot as ever. Worked on Jims violin repairing top making it thinner. Went over brot Lois over.
Aug 3 – 98 very hot. Nancy went down to Mrs Browns at night. Hank came up. Ina over here.
Aug 4 – 100. Went down to Mrs Browns repaired her tables. Had a little shower.
Aug 5 – Repaired pump at Barn. Cooler in afternoon. Cloudy looks some like rain.
Aug 6 – Not much done. Worked in shop. Some cooler to day.
Aug 7 – At home all day. Worked on Jims violin.
Aug 8 – Took Eggs over 11 Doz 11 cts pr Doz. Bot Hat 20¢.
Aug 9 – 103, 2 PM in shade. Worked in Barn repairing floor. Hannah went up to Mr Powers. Mrs Randall here in Evening. Coes Barns Burnt this morning.
Aug 10 – 104, 2 PM in shade. Repairing Barn floor. Shortened Harry Streators Gun Stock. Had a nice rain in night.
Aug 11 – 80 in shade. Worked in barn. Cloudy rain some.
Aug 12 – Worked in Barn repairing floor. Warm and dry. Nancy came just at night.
Aug 13 – Will Johnson thrashed my wheat in afternoon 58 bushels. Nice day.
Aug 14 – Mrs Gilson Brot Hannah home. Had a heavy shower rained hard. Soaked the ground good.
Aug 15 – Nancy and children here. Choring round. Not very well.
Aug 16 – Cleaned up some wheat.
Aug 17 – Went to Mill. Worked round house and shop some.
Aug 18 – Worked in shop on Charleys wagon pole. Nice day.
Aug 19 – Went up to Augusta with Dell to see a farm he talks of trading for.
Aug 20 – Put straw in Barn. Fine day.
Aug 21 – Nancy and children here. Claude not very well. Rained some. Hoed the cabbage.
Aug 22 – Worked in shop some on wagon pole. Hank and Will Plank came on comodation at night.
Aug 23 – Took Hannah down to Katharines. Will and Hank went home. Rained some at night.
Aug 24 – Took Sarah and Nancy over to Barbers. Nice cool day.
Aug 25 – Nancy and children over to Lois they came home at night. Hannah went up to Dar Russels.
Aug 26 – Dug my Early Rose potatoes. Katharine and children came up to day. Hannah came home. Stella came down just at night.
Aug 27 – All here Nancy and children. Nice day.
Aug 28 – Fine day. No one here except famlee &c.
Aug 29 – Went over to burg three times. Hannah went to Shelby Ville.
Aug 30 – Warm day. Cut weeds on East road up the hill. Taylor Girls thrashed their wheat and oats.
Aug 31 – Will Brown thrashed to day. Warm day. Nancy went home. Right got his saw 25¢. Mr Forbush Died in night.
 His son-in-law, Adelbert Skinner
 The son of William & Harriett (Groat) Plank who had been neighbors of the Keiths in Comstock until they moved to Grand Rapids in 1873
 Neighbors, Richard & Mary (Knowles) Barber
 Michigan death records show that George Forbush died in Galesburg, Michigan on August 31, 1887 at the age of 81 and FindAGrave.com reveals he is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Galesburg