Oct 1 – Rainy not very cold. At home. All well.
Oct 2 – Sate came over at night to help Hannah.
Oct 3 – Went over to burg in morning after Lois. She came over to help Hannah.
Oct 4 – Hannah started for Ohio went with the Olin Excursion. She went to Ravana.
Oct 5 – Worked on hog pen. Ethan went to Kalamazoo with Charley Town after lumber for Binder frame. No got some.
Oct 6 – Very nice day. Worked in hog pen. Went over to burg in morning. Ethan went to Kalamazoo to Fair. Sold 7½ lbs Butter to Beach 20¢ pr lb.
Oct 7 – Mercury 74 in shade rainy forenoon. Sarah went over to Forbush. I worked on Hogpen. Nice afternoon.
Oct 8 – Mercury 72 at noon. Put Dick in pen. I set glass in windows at school House in afternoon. Set 10 lights.
Oct 9 – At home all day. Not go to church to day. Rained hard all day.
Oct 10 – Went to Mill took four bushels wheat.
Oct 11 – Drew in corn and husked some. George Tomlinson came stayed all night.
Oct 13 – Husked some corn drew the pumpkins cut some wood and drew it down. Fine day. Sarah cleaning house. Took up and cleaned the carpet.
Oct 14 – Bot nine clamps 45¢. Dug potatoes in forenoon. Went over to burg. Let Beach have Butter and Eggs 7 Doz 15¢ pr doz Butter. Mary came up here.
Oct 15 – No work lame Back. Nice day. Mary went down to Mr Simmons in afternoon. I am 74 years old to day Got potatoes of from ____.
Oct 16 – At home Went to down to Katharines.
Oct 17 – Worked round barn husked some corn.
Oct 18 – Choring Around getting ready to go to Shelby Ville.
Oct 19 – Ethan took us to Kalamazoo. We went up to Lous in Evening.
Oct 20 – At the Harris House in Shelby Ville all right.
Oct 21 – At the Harris house. Split some wood done some chores.
Oct 22 – At Lous. Mrs Plank came down on the One Oclock train.
Oct 23 – At the Harris House. Some windy. Mrs Plank here. Wind blew very hard in Evening.
Oct 24 – Mrs Plank went home on morning train. Nice day. Split some wood.
Oct 25 – At D. D. Harris in Shelby Ville. Boles making cheese. Ball play at Shelby to day.
Oct 26 – Split some wood carry some up stairs. Split some for Engin.
Oct 27 – Working on cupboard and doing chores. Nice day. Mr and Mrs Wood came down a while.
Oct 28 – Working on cupboard some. Warm day.
Oct 29 – Work on cupboard. All well as usual. Cheese factory shut down to day.
Oct 30 – Went up to Mr Woods had a good visit. Went home by the way of Selkirk Lake.
Oct 31 – Started for home on noon train. Went to Kalamazoo stayed to Nancys.
 Assume he means Almira (Dane) Forbush, whose husband George had recently died (see footnote to August 31st entry)
 The husband of Luke’s niece, Marion (Sprague) Tomlinson, who lived in Perry, Wyoming County, New York
 Allegan, Michigan
 William’s relationship to George Tomlinson is unknown at this time; research continues
 The sister of William Plank (see footnote to August 22nd entry)
 Harriett (Groat) Plank. (See footnotes to August 22nd and October 12th entries)