Margaret's Diary

A Pennsylvania Farm Wife's Journal, 1904 - 1919

Margaret Gilpin Hazelton kept a diary from April 17,1904 until June 2, 1919.  She recorded the everyday life of a farm wife and her family.  It is a fascinating look at life in the early 20th century in rural Pennsylvania.  In addition to the daily entries which include births, deaths, and marriages, she listed these events at the end of each diary.  The index is to all births, deaths and marriages, whether in the body or the summary.  The family names include (the spellings are Margaret's spellings):

Adams, Ainsley, Akers, Altamire, Altemire, Altimire, Angel, Augenstine, Bacter, Bailey, Banks, Bartleson, Batzel, Bauerdorff, Beehler, Beers, Bender, Berlin, Biesecker, Bird, Bisbing, Blankenbush, Blitz, Bloss, Bortree, Brink, Brown, Bucher, Bultar, Burrows, Bush, Busse, Butlar, Butler, Carletons, Carlin, Carlon, Carlton, Carruth, Catterson, Clark, Connelly, Corey, Correll, Cory, Crocker, Croft, Crooks, Cross, Crow, Crump, Cummings, DeGrote, DeGrotes, Dickerd, Dickerson, Doll, Duffy, Eck, Eckman, Ehrgood, Ehrhardt, English, Fetherman, Fowler, Frey, Fribole, Frick, Frisbee, Frisbie, Garagan, Garragan, Gaylord, George, Gerhart, Gilner, Gilpin, Grazer, Green, Grim, Grimm, Haag, Hames, Harding, Hardy, Hart, Haser, Hause, Hay, Hazelton, Hazer, Hazleton, Heberling, Heller, Hensel, Hensler, Hoffman, Holmes, Hoover, Hopps, Huff, Hugenine, Hughenine, Hulse, Keesler, Kellem, Kerr, Kessler, Kestler, Keys, Kipp, Kreiger, Lamb, Lange, Leshe, Lesher, Letz, Maines, Marsh, Marshall, Martin, Masters, Matthews, McAllister, McKean, McMillian, Miller, Musgrove, Nash, Nevin, Nevins, Oakes, Oblinsky, Opplets, Osborne, Oscar, Paul, Peet, Phillips, Price, Raike, Razor, Regge, Rhobacker, Roback, Robacker, Robinson, Rochford, Rock, Rose, Sanders, Sawyer, Schiffler, Schoenagel, Schoenagle, Schonagle, Schultz, Searls, Sebring, Seig, Seigs, Shaffer, Shawl, Shearer, Shultz, Simon, Simons, Simpson, Slater, Smith, Snow, Somers, Sounders, Spangenburg, Stevens, Surplus, Swartz, Trum, VanHorn, Walsh, Walts, Waltz, Watson, West, Whacker, Wilson, Wolff, Wolffe, Wyland, Young, Zeigler, Zigelar

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Foreword

Acknowledgements

Background

1904

1905

1906

1907

1908

1909

1910

1911

1912

1913

1914

1915

1916

1917

1918

1919

Births, Deaths, Marriages, Miscellaneous Notes

Sep 1, 1905- Oct 30, 1908 Diary Book

Nov 1, 1908 Aug 6, 1910 Diary Book

Jan 1, 1912 Dec 31, 1914 Diary Book

Jan 1, 1915 Oct 26, 1916 Diary Book

Oct 27, 1916 Dec 19, 1917 Diary Book

Dec 20, 1917 May 2, 1919 Diary Book

Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages

546 pages, 8x10, 43 illustrations

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