Tag Archives: Mr. Farley

February 9, 1886

Tuesday feb 9th   A fine thawing day   Vic Carris came & we weighed my steers   they averaged 1362 & I & Vic took dinner from here & went to Nira to help moove Depot   we Eat dinner at Farleys but I left what we took up at Farleys   we were pressed so strong we couldn’t well refuse   we got the building mooved to the Spot we wanted   broke Lewis’s Sled   down one runner to day & one yesterday   Roy done the chores & Holden visited with Mag

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March 19, 1869

Mar 19th   Went to Griffiths and Stapletons looking for Boar   Sent Harvey [Isaac’s 9 year old son] to Farleys & Fields   I found him at last at Jones   got him home & shut him up   thawing cool & cloudy   real muddy

June 7, 8, & 9, 1867

June 7, 1867  went to mill   got grist   got sugar for Mans & 3 lbs white sugar for self  paid 20 cts postage for paper  P M choped in sod corn  we went and got King K to help me tomorrow 

8th  King & I chopped in sod corn  finished eve  hoed out Early potatoes  plenty of bugs   paid King 67 cts and we are square  warm & dry  grafts doing fine  also raspberried   Brownie took bull 

9th Sunday warm  went to Hix [Hicks]  not at home  went to Vix [probably Vic Carris] [1]  Had a visit  Kate gone to bee hive to Vic  went to Farleys  tried mare  no go

[1] Victor and Catherine Carris were neighbors of Isaac’s and, evidently, close friends for Isaac named his fourth son after his neighbor, Victor.