Elizabeth Wilson Diary
Scope and Contents
A diary kept by a farm woman, Elizabeth Wilson in the Kittery, Maine area, for the years 1886 and 1887. It records visitors, daily chores, weather, and other matters.
- Wilson, Elizabeth, active 1886-1887 (Person)
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Thought to be Elizabeth H. Wilson, born about 1845. Her father, William was a farmer but was deceased at the time of this diary. No mention is made of her mother, but she is also thought to be deceased. Wilson still lives on the farm but relies on workers and friends to help with planting, harvesting, and other chores related to the farm. She also notes in her diary that she is often unwell and lonely. (from https://www.ancestrylibrary.com; accessed 6/7/2022)
6 pages (loose sheets)
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- Guide to the Elizabeth Wilson Diary
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- Elizabeth Russell
- June 2022
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- Finding aid written in English.