Harriet Eleanor Carr married Rev. J. Willard DeYoe, the son of James S. DeYoe and Gina B. Welton.
Thurs Sept 16 Cooler rained in the morning we thought Harriet would have a gloomy wedding but it cleared off near 11 AM & the guests began to come & we had a grand good day & all went off as it Should we had over a 100 here to dinner I gave them $100 in gold & they got many nice presents & in the Evening 7 Chivareers came & made night hideous with horns guns Bells &c there were more of them but only 7 came in I went out & invited them in we gave them Supper & used them well & I guess they wished themselves at home I paid Mrs. Hicks [possibly Clarissa Hicks, wife of William] $1,50 for baking buns for the wedding.
Wednesday Sept 15 A nice Cloudy fall day & some muddy it rained some last night I went Early to Wellman Fred Brewer went with me we got 42 chairs of [Hamilton S.] Sample & with the 6 dining room Chairs I got the other day I paid him $20 by check Fred waited & got the tires Set on my buggy & I paid him 2,25 & he brought his mother with him I got $100 in gold from the Bank I got 7 doz Bananas 1,05 & bunch of celery 35c at Toppings Harve didn’t work he went to his nieces wedding Dora Dorrance to Chas Mayers this Eve Willard Deyoe called in the Eve
 Hamilton Sample was an undertaker, 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Lime Creek Township, Washington County, Iowa; T623-464, Enumeration District 0117, page 8A
 Albert Topping was a restaurant keeper, 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Lime Creek Township, Washington County, Iowa; T623-464, Enumeration District 0117, pg. 8A
Tuesday Sept 14 dry warm & dusty sunny Harve commenced cutting up Corn on the little piece NW of barn tis plenty ripe I went to Wellman & took Ellen & Fred Brewer & wife we took Supper at Holdens I got 7# cheese at Romines home at dusk Roy went to Nira & met Allie back again from Nebraska
Monday September 13th 1897 A nice & real warm day dry & dusty I went Early to Keota & met Ellen & Fred Brewer we got home a little after noon & such a noise & talking & greeting & laughing I havnt heard in a long time we passed a very pleasant afternoon & about 4 PM Warren Stewart came & we weighed my 12 fat Steers & he wants them in Keota in the morning he gave me a check for $736,00 the 12 Steers weighed without shrink 17070 & I shrank them 3 ½%
Friday Aug 20th A nice Sunny day Vic Joe & I went to Wassonville Mill with 13 sax of grain but couldn’t get it ground before next Wednesday So we Came home by 12-30 & Eat our lunch & apples on the way the water too low & mill full of grain they were firing up their engine & will grind by steam PM I went to Nira & got lumber to build a Sawdust Shed 7×14 to put saw dust in out of the ice house I got 3 lawn seats that I ordered in Washington for $7 I paid Hess 51c freight & got an Express order for $6,49 to send to Miller & Son in Washington I paid Ashton $10, 25 for lumber
Thursday Aug 19 A nice pleasant day Maude is better She took 2 doses of quinine Harve hauled manure & we sacked up 13 sax wheat 5 corn 4 oats 4 to get ground of pig feed I found a Sow over NW in the pasture with 9 nice pigs I now have 24 fall pigs I paid Harve $10,00
Wednesday Aug 18 A very pleasant Sunny day to travel we arose with the sun & visited with Vanwinkle till near 10 AM when we bade them good bye & Started for home where we arrived about 1 PM found all right except Maude is feeling quite poorly with pain in bowels & back we eat dinner & I wrote in this book music teacher came Mrs. Joe England called & got a piece of ice & borrowed our ice cream freezer Harve is hauling manure Harves year is out this eve girls went to Englands to festival
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