Luke's 1884 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries of April 21-30, 1884

Apr 21 – Charley Town drawing manure putting it on hill south of orchard. Will Clark commenced work to day moving and laying up fence on hill. Very high wind. Apr 22 – Charley finished drawing manure. I drawed stone for fence corners and some old rails. Hard wind very much high wind cold. Apr… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of April 21-30, 1884

Luke's 1884 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries of April 16-20, 1884

Apr 16 – Cold rough morning snows some. Chored round. Worked some in shop on pattern. Robert started for Home on noon train. Apr 17 – Cold raw day. Worked on pattern some. Sawed out strip for Wm Ralphs[77] frames for Bee Hives. Mrs William Carey Died.[78] Apr 18 – Finished Mr Knapps pattern took… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of April 16-20, 1884

Luke's 1884 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries for January 1884

To read the entire diary and/or to see the scans of the diary, previous footnotes, tags of people mentioned, click here. 1884 DIARY OF CHARLES LUKE KEITH, JR.[1]  Jan 1[2] – Mercury 1__º in morning. Made Bessey[3] stool. Cut down my Long Jointer. Lois and Nancy[4] came home from Shelbyville[5] to day. Very little snow,… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries for January 1884