DoHistoryMartha Ballard's Diary Onlinesite maptech helpabout sitesearch

Browse Martha Ballard's Diary Go To A Date or
Year At A Glance
  < prev. page
December 10 - 18, 1810
next page >

View Image
View Image

Printable text version

Decoding the Diary

About the Diary

About the Online Diary

Search the Online Diary

10 2


Cloudy & Snow. I have done hous work. Jona Junr Sleeps here. at home.
11 3


Clear & Cold. I have done hous work. Jona Sleeps here. at home.
12 4


Clear part of the day, Snowd at Evng. Hannah & Le faett dind here. Jona & Wm Slept. at home, Hannah here.
13 5


Clear & Cold. I have done hous wk, knit & twisted hoes yarn. Ep & Wm Sleep here. at home.
14 6


Clear part of the day. I have bakt Some pies and done other matters. at home.
15 7


Clear & Cold. I was Calld at 1h 10m ys morn to go to See the wife of mr Abm Devenport. Shee Lingured thro ye night & her women wint home. it Snowd in ye night. at mr Devenports.
16 1

XXX. Birth Abm Devenports 2nd dagt & 5th Child. XXX.

Clear & Cold. mrs D. had her women Calld in ys morn and was Deld of a Daugt, her Second, & 5th Child at 5h 20m and is as Comfortable as Can be Expected. I was Conducted home about noon by her husband. I receivd 5 lb Candles & 1 Dolr. at Abm Devenports Birth. Birth 18th. recd 12/ for Service. Funeral infant Livermors.
17 2


Clear part of ye day. I have Bakt pies, knit & other wk. [Keziat] & Sally Sleep here this night. Epm & Jason Peirce last nit. at home. ye [boys] got [Some] wood.
18 3


Clear. Son Lambard, Barna, Luke Barton & Wm Ballard Sleep here. Son Ephm here at Evng. Son Lamb gave us [  ] fish. at home, friends here.
< prev. page
December 10 - 18, 1810
next page >

Go To A Date

home your interests who was Martha? Martha's diary book film doing history archive on your own
browse | search | stories & themes | lens | decoding | transcribing | about diary | about online diary