Rankin MacMillan’s Notes on Each Journal

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Journal Date

1875

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Notes on the 1875 Diary, made by Rankin MacMillan Sept. 1979

James who became ill with typhoid fever on Dec. 11, 1974 [sic] was not able to get out of the house until Jan. 25, 1875.

In April Fannie started school, she was 7 years old. (Note that a school was built on a corner of the farm at Columbus pike and McMillan road; not far from the homestead; school continued in this building till around 1917.)

The diary again records the busy farm life - and church and family activities.

Most of July and early part of August was very wet. They were unable to get hay made, or thresh wheat.

Sept. 22, a heavy frost came.

Digitization Date

September 16, 2015

Source

University Archives

Archives Collection

Martha McMillan Journal Collection

Archives Accession Number

01-129

Archives Container Number

SF-101A

Archives Identification Number

RG 16/46

Archives Location Number

SF 3A

Keywords

Martha McMillan, Cedarville, diaries, journals

Disciplines

Agriculture | Animal Sciences | Christianity | Civic and Community Engagement | Education | Family, Life Course, and Society

Comments

Notes compiled September 1979.

 

About this Collection

The McMillan Journal Collection is an archive of the journals of Martha McMillan of Cedarville, Ohio, who maintained a daily journal from 1867 until her death in 1913.

 

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