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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.
September 16, 2015
Martha McMillan Journal Collection
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Martha McMillan, Cedarville, diaries, journals
Agriculture | Animal Sciences | Christianity | Civic and Community Engagement | Education | Family, Life Course, and Society
MacMillan, Rankin, "Notes on the 1875 Journal" (1875). Rankin MacMillan’s Notes on Each Journal. 28.
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.