1876 Diary

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Title

1876 Diary

Subject

Henry W. Schweigert
Schweigert Family
Agriculture
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Education
St. John's Church (Friedensburg, Pennsylvania)
Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.)

Description

The diary entries of 1876 span the entire year. Schweigert writes about visiting his in-laws, the Millers, with his wife Emma and their young son, Charles. He also writes of teaching school at School No. 4 in Wayne District. He attended events, such as a debate at the Friedensburg School on Jan. On Feb. 15, Schweigert wins a local election in Friedensburg, writing: “I was a candidate for register and received 149 votes of the 150 votes polled.” Schweigert also documents his trips to the Pottsville market and various farming and laboring jobs, in addition to attending church and teaching school at School House No. 4 in Wayne Township (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania).

Creator

Schweigert, Henry W.

Source

Personal collection of Schweigert family

Date

1876

Rights

No known restrictions

Format

.pdf

Language

English
German

Type

Text

Files

Citation

Schweigert, Henry W., “1876 Diary,” The Daily Life of Henry Schweigert, accessed July 25, 2017, http://aprilnkelley.net/hws_life/items/show/49.

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