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Ann M. Hull Diary, June 1857 with Transcription

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Transcribed by Kimberli Faulkner Hull © Chasing Light Media
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June entries from Ann M. Hull’s 1857 diary are transcribed below the images. Under each entry is a section labeled, People mentioned and/or Events mentioned. The first lists people in the diary entry and, if applicable, their probable/possible identities, with links to a brief profile of the person. Events mentioned link to research for the event.

Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, transcriber and compiler, “Ann M. Hull Diary, June 1857 with Transcription,” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures 
(https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/ann-m-hull-diary-june-1857/ : published 2021); Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, June 1857 entries (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857); privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

June 1–2

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 1-2 June 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 28 May-2 June 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

June, Monday, 1

Rained quite hard in the morning. Pleasant in the P.M. Shower in the evening.

Tuesday, 2

Comfortable through the day. Took dinner at Mr Nortons.

People mentioned 
– Mr. Norton

June 3–8

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 3-8 June 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 3-8 June 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

June, Wednesday, 3, 1857

Worked on my dress part of the time. Called at Mr Newells

People mentioned 
– Mr. Newell, most likely Jacob S. Newell, Almer G. Newell, or Gilbert Newell

Thursday, 4

Felt quite comfortable through the day. Had company in the P.M. Got very tired.

Friday, 5

Felt very bad all day. Did not go out at all

June, Saturday, 6, 1857

Very pleasant. Made a number of calls. Took dinner with Mrs Smith. Said with F. Comfort.

People mentioned 
– Mrs. Smith
– Frank Comfort

Sunday, 7

Rained very hard. Did not get home till after noon. Felt cross and bad all day.

Monday, 8

Went over to G. Lyons and took dinner. Rained in the afternoon.

People mentioned 
– G. Lyons

June 9–14

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 9-14 June 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 9-14 June 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

June, Tuesday, 9, 1857

Rainy day. Mary made the skirt to my black silk.

People mentioned 
– Mary Hull Lyons

Wednesday, 10

A. Norton cut my dress in the A.M. Visited at Mr Newells in the P.M.

People mentioned 
– A. Norton, most likely Amanda Norton
– Mr. Newell, most likely Jacob S. Newell, Almer G. Newell, or Gilbert Newell

Thursday, 11

Rained very hard most of the day. Commenced Marys skirt.

People mentioned 
– Mary Hull Lyons

June, Friday, 12, 1857

Went up to Fannies in the forenoon. Embroidered on Marys skirt in the P.M.

People mentioned 
– Fannie Hull Holdreidge
– Mary Hull Lyons

Saturday, 13

Beautiful morning. Called at J. Taylors. Mr & Mrs Wilson & children arrive here this morning. On their way to Iowa.

People mentioned 
– J. Taylors, most likely Martin Jones Taylor or Jacob Taylor
– Mr. Wilson
– Mrs. Wilson

Sunday, 14

Very pleasant. Went to church for the first time for a number of weeks. Took a ride in the P.M.

June 15–20

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 15-20 June 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 15-20 June 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

June, Monday, 15, 1857

Pleasant. Went down to Freds and back in the A.M. Visited at Davids in the P.M.

People mentioned 
– Fred D. Lyons
– Cousin David

Tuesday, 16

Very rainy morning. Felt quite smart. Worked on Marys skirt. Commenced reading Hot Corn by S. Robinson.

People mentioned
– Mary Hull Lyons

Event mentioned
Reading Hot Corn by S. Robinson

Wednesday, 17

Visited at Jacob Taylors in the P.M. Received a letter from Lute news that Lizzy Sawyer hid the 13th. A little girl drowned today in the crick.

People mentioned
– Jacob Taylor
– Lucy “Lute” Hull Hall, Ann’s sister
– Lizzy Sawyer

Event mentioned
– Little girl drowned in creek

June, Thursday, 18, 1857

Rainy morning. More pleasant in the P.M. so that I went down to Freds. C. Norton visited here.

People mentioned
– Fred D. Lyons, Ann’s brother-in-law
– C. Norton, most likely Catherine A. Norton

Friday, 19

Pleasant in the A.M. Shower in the P.M. Funeral of the child that was drowned. Could not attend on account of the rain.

Event mentioned
– Funeral for little girl that drowned in the creek

Saturday, 20

Pleasant. Went up to M. J. Taylors in the A.M. in P.M. to Jon. Taylors. Very tired that night.

People mentioned
– Jonathan Taylor

June 21–26

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 21-26 June 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 21-25 June 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

June, Sunday, 21, 1857

Pleasant. Went to church. Mary & Fred went to the Depot. Truman was here. had the headache very hard.

People mentioned
– Mary Hull Lyons, Ann’s sister
– Fred D. Lyons
– Truman M. Hubbard

Monday, 22

Pleasant in the A.M. Shower in the afternoon. Side pained me most of the time through the day.

Tuesday, 23

Wind blew very hard. Visited at Mr. Stams. Mary went to Harveys

People mentioned
– Mrs. Stam
– Mary Hull Lyons, Ann’s sister
– Harvey Holdridge

June, Wednesday, 24, 1857

Fred went to the Delaware. I went up to Fannies. Mary tended store.

People mentioned
– Fred D. Lyons
– Fannie Hull Holdridge
– Mary Hull Lyons

Thursday, 25

Had the teeth ache all day. Visited at Mr Purdies in the afternoon

People mentioned
– William Purdie

Friday, 26

Teeth ache very hard in the A.M. Felt a little better in the P.M.

June 27–30

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 27-30 June 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 27 June-2 July 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

June, Saturday, 27, 1857

Very pleasant. Teeth ache very hard. Went down to the Depot and had Dr Smith come up and take it out.

People mentioned
– Dr. Smith

Sunday, 28

Went to church in the forenoon. Went and took a boat ride in the PM

Monday, 29

Went up to Fannies in the morning. Worked on A. Newells drawers. Rained in the PM.

People mentioned
– Fannie Hull Holdridge, Ann’s sister
– A. Newell

June, Tuesday, 30, 1857

Finished the drawers. Side pains me very hard. One year ago since I left home.

Event mentioned
– 1 year since Ann left home

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