Cornelius Younglove Diary
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Younglove, Timothy Meigs Younglove and Cornelius S. Younglove
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
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.
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
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.