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Cornelius Younglove Diary

transcribed by

Leonard P. Wood

Click here for an index to the diaries of Cornelius Younglove and his sons Samuel
Younglove, Timothy Meigs Younglove and Cornelius S. Younglove

November 1826

8 Friday, September 1826Finished cutting corn. Joe Weeks finished his harvest month. I at Mr. Wicksons ox yoke in the afternoon.

9 Saturday, I went to Bramsville, cleaned up & brot home 15 1/2 bushel seed wheat. Aaron grubbing apple trees. Sam ploughing.

10 Sunday, September 1826Went with John Daniels to Jos Bakers in the morning.

11 Monday, I went to Bramville to help Joe Weeks clean some wheat, took it to mill. Aaron & Sam ploughing for wheat, little orchard and bean patch. Joe took up oats afternoon.

12 Tuesday, Went to Bramsville to plough for seed, took up some oats, pulled some beans.

13 Wednesday, Bramsville boys ploughing. I went up with the waggon, drawd some beans & thresh.

14 Thursday, Self and Hannah went to Bath to see Mr Bostwick ordained, it did not take place. We traded with Higgins to the amount of $7.27. Boys ploughing.

15 Friday, I went to Bramsville. Cleared off Bennets barn floor - 6 1/2 bushel beans. I went to Wheelers, agreed to let Wheeler have my young buck for $7.00 lumber.

16 Saturday, I finished Mr Wicksons ox yoke. Went to Bramsville & cut up my tobacco.

17 Sunday, September 1826

18 Monday, Went to Bramsville. Got my tobacco into the old house. Brot home a small load of beans to thresh.

19 Tuesday, At home cleaning up the beans, tried to clean some oats with the wind, failed. Used the mill at Bennets barn, put in my beans. Paid Isaac Bennet for days work 6/.

20 Wednesday, Laid out the Bramsville tobacco & went to Mr Clarks barn raising.

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Pegtown was an early name for Hammondsport, for the wood shoe pegs made there. Bramsville was the upper part of Younglove's farm on the higher level above his home in the valley.
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