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Ann M. Hull Diary, September 1857 with Transcription

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Transcribed by Kimberli Faulkner Hull © Chasing Light Media
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September 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, September 1857 with Transcription,” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures 
(https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/ann-m-hull-diary-september-1857/ : published 2021); Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, September 1857 entries (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857); privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

September 1–6

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 1-6 September 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 1-6 September 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

September, Tuesday, 1, 1857

Felt some better.

Wednesday, 2

Better. Mrs Sparks & Mrs Smith visited here in the afternoon.

People mentioned
– Mrs Sparks
– Mrs. Smith

Thursday, 3

Did not feel quite as well. Had a severe pain in shoulders.

September, Friday, 4, 1857

No better.

Saturday, 5

Was in a good deal of pain through the day. Fannie went blackberrying. Got 12 qts

People mentioned
– Fannie Hull Holdridge, Ann’s sister

Sunday, 6

Feel much better. Am 21 years old today

Event mentioned
– Ann’s 21st birthday

September 7–12

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 7-12 September 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 7-12 September 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

September, Monday, 7, 1857

Better. Fannie was taken very sick today

People mentioned
– Fannie Hull Holdridge, Ann’s sister

Tuesday, 8

I am comfortable Fannie some better Fred returned home today

People mentioned
– Fannie Hull Holdridge, Ann’s sister
– Fred D. Lyons, Ann’s brother-in-law

Wednesday, 9

Was so I worked a little

September, Thursday, 10, 1857

Went to ride. Fannie came down in the PM

People mentioned
– Fannie Hull Holdridge, Ann’s sister

Friday, 11

Went up to Fannies Finished embroidering her drawers.

People mentioned
– Fannie Hull Holdridge, Ann’s sister

Saturday, 12

Worked some in the forenoon. Side pained me in the afternoon.

September 13–18

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 13-18 September 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 13-18 September 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

September, Sunday, 13, 1857

Went to church but got very tired

Monday, 14

Went up to the Foundry. Side pained me very hard

Tuesday, 15

Felt better. Went up to Harveys staid over night

People mentioned
– Harvey Holdridge, Ann’s brother-in-law

September, Wednesday, 16, 1857

Went down to Freds Called at Augustus in the PM

People mentioned
– Fred D. Lyons, Ann’s brother-in-law
– Seth Augustus Lyons

Thursday, 17

Quite comfortable. George McKune was married today

People mentioned
– George McKune

Event mentioned
– George McKune marriage

Friday, 18

Went up to Mr Hubbards Stopped at Fannies when I came back

People mentioned
– Mr. Hubbard, most likely William Hubbard, Truman’s father
– Fannie Hull Holdridge, Ann’s sister

September 19–24

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 19-24 September 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 19-24 September 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

September, Saturday, 19, 1857

Very rainy. Eliza Chase was married in the evening.

People mentioned
– Eliza Chase

Event mentioned
– Eliza Chase marriage

Sunday, 20

Felt very bad all day. Hattie was quite sick

People mentioned
– Hattie Holdridge, Ann’s niece

Monday, 21

Hattie was a little better in the PM. I went down to Freds. Evaline Robinson was married in the evening.

People mentioned
– Hattie Holdridge, Ann’s niece
– Fred D. Lyons
– Evaline Robinson

Event mentioned
– Evaline Robinson marriage
Note: Per the 26 Sept entry, the marriage did not occur.

September, Tuesday, 22, 1857

Have a very bad cold Made a pillow case Truman is 22 years old today

People mentioned
– Truman M. Hubbard

Event mentioned
– Truman M. Hubbard’s 22nd birthday

Wednesday, 23

Cold no better

Thursday, 24

There was a picnic. Went to Susquehanna with Truman then to get the cake.

People mentioned
– Truman M. Hubbard

September 25–30

Ann M. Hull, Diary of 1857, (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania), 25-30 September 1857, privately held by Faulkner-Hull Collection
Ann M. Hull, Diary for 1857, (Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 1857), 25-30 September 1857 entries; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

September, Friday, 25, 1857

Did not feel very well through the day Was quite sick that night. Received a letter from Uncle Minor and Harriet.

People mentioned
– Minor Chase
– Harriet

Saturday, 26

Did not sit up any till 4 o clock. Was quite sick. Have news that E. Robinson was not married.

People mentioned
– Evaline Robinson

Sunday, 27

Mary and Fred went to church. I was not able to go.

People mentioned
– Mary Hull Lyons, Ann’s sister
– Fred D. Lyons, Ann’s brother-in-law

September, Monday, 28, 1857

Felt quite comfortable. Commenced me a night dress. Finished my night cap

Tuesday, 29

Cold and windy. Worked on my night dress.

Wednesday, 30

Quite cold Visited at Mr D. Nortons in the afternoon

People mentioned
– D. Norton

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