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Ann M. Hull Diary, October 1857 with Transcription

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Transcribed by Kimberli Faulkner Hull © Chasing Light Media
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Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, transcriber, “Diary for 1857 of Ann M. Hull, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania,” (typescript, 2021), October 1857 entries; original diary in possession of Kimberli Faulkner Hull, Faulkner-Hull Collection (https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/ann-m-hull-diary-october-1857/ : [access date]).

October 1–6

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 1-6 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 1-6 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection

October, Thursday, 1, 1857

Felt quite comfortable

Friday, 2

Did not feel very well. Was quite sick that night.

Saturday, 3

Sat up but little

October, Sunday, 4, 1857

Felt better

Monday, 5

Did not feel very well. Went up to Harveys in the afternoon.

Tuesday, 6

Fannie put on her quilt today. I rode out in the afternoon.

October 7-12

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 7-12 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 7-12 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection

October, Wednesday, 7, 1857

Shoulders pained me quite hard. Went to the Smiths to a quilting. Truman came here to work today.

Thursday, 8

Rode down as far as Mr Purdies on horseback. Went to Mr Benedicts in the afternoon.

Friday, 9

Did not feel very well

October, Saturday, 10, 1857

Was quite sick they carried me down to Freds. John Sullivan and Mary Chase were married today

Sunday, 11

Quite sick. Mrs. Hubbard came down here from church.

Monday, 12

Was very sick.

October 13–18

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 13-18 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 13-18 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection

October, Tuesday, 13, 1857

Dr. Crandal called to see me in the morning

Wednesday, 14

Felt a little more comfortable

Thursday, 15

Did not feel very well. Did not rest very much through the night.

October, Friday, 16, 1857

More comfortable

Saturday, 17

Did not feel quite as well

Sunday, 18

Was quite sick in the afternoon

October 19–24

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 19-24 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 19-24 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection

October, Monday, 19, 1857

Better.

Tuesday, 20

Slept all the forenoon. Comfortable in the afternoon Mrs Smith visited here

Wednesday, 21

Very comfortable

October, Thursday, 22, 1857

Knit a little. Rode out a little ways.

Friday, 23

Commenced embroidering me a night cap Truman has the headache.

Saturday, 24

Feel quite smart

October 25–30

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 25-30 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 25-30 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection

October, Sunday, 25, 1857

Was not able to attend church Stomach pained me very hard in the morning

Monday 26

Rains very hard. Shoulder very lame Knit some. Commenced taking Dr Crandalls medicine

Tuesday, 27

O windy. Finished my cap, and made a pillow case. Knit on Hatties stocking in the evening

October, Wednesday, 28, 1857

Did not feel very well Made pr of pillowcases and then commenced stitching a nightcap Frank visited here

Thursday, 29

Made one pillow case and then worked on my bed quilt

Friday, 30

Worked on my bedquilt in the forenoon Went to Joels to tea

October 31

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 31 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 31 October 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection.

October, Saturday, 31, 1857

Worked on bed quilt and night cap Took tea at Mr Cs

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