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Copyright by: Mrs. Yvonne Matt. This information was contributed by: Kay with consent from Mrs. Yvonne Matt.

1885 Thomas Heraty's Diary

DateDayEntry
Jan. 1SunBub ? Murphy and Maggy O'Keefe were called to be married.
Jan. 6SunAnn Strong was buried. Henry Skelton and Ellen Kiernan married on the 7th.
Jan. 22ThurAnastasia was taken sick with sore throat and was very sick all night.
Jan. 23FriAnastasia darling, died at 9:20 p.m. None being present but Mary Connell and ourselves.
Jan. 24SatUp and around in the morning after waking Anastasia all night. Ed went to Plymouth for coffin. Got back at 10 a.m. John, Bill, Gibbons and Kilcoin dug grave. Funeral after church at 3 p.m. All others not feeling well but Tommy and Patty being the worst.
Jan. 25SunThe little ones quite sick. Held a consultation. Scarlet Fever.
Jan. 27TuePat McNicholas married. Bad prospects this morning for Tom and Pat. May go at any time. Tommy died at 1 p.m. Patrick died at 2 p.m. Father Casey called at 2 p.m. Had 5 masses ordered.
Jan. 28WedTom and Pat were buried today in one grave.
Feb. 10TueColdest in years. 30 degrees below in the morning. Wind a gale and snowing a light thin snow that would pass through a pipestem. 14 degrees below all day.
March 21SatM. Collin's had auction.
March 25WedHoly Day. Bill Scanlan and Miss Murray (Lib) called.
March 30MonOld Michael Bowser buried today.
April 5SunEaster Sunday. Priest Casey took up a collection. Paid 50 cents. Patt Gallagher and Brookmeyer were called to be married.
April 7TueTown meeting. Re-elected. Got home at 12 p.m.
April 9ThurPatt Gallagher and Mrs. Brookmire were married by Reverend Casey.
April 19SunEllen Brogan and Masterson were called to be married.
April 21TueBrogan giving bids for wedding.
April 29TueEllen T. Brogan and James Masterson were married at Cascade by Reverend Casey.
May 3SunJohnny Mullen and old Mrs. Jack Gilboy were buried.
May 15FriStarted on foot at 7:45 a.m. for the church to meet the funeral of John Early, who was buried today.
May 17SunMike Fitzpatrick was buried.
May 20WedChildren at the church getting ready for Confirmation.
May 21ThurBishop Heiss giving Confirmation at Cascade. Johnny and Ellen were confirmed.
June 4ThurHoly Day. Corpus Christi.
June 7SunJohnny Syles for a grand reception at Osceola church today from the {Blacks}. He got a liberal coat of tar and other indignities. He left the country in a hurry. {Note: I changed the word found in the brackets to the word you currently view, if you have any questions, contact me direct. - Debie}
June 11ThurSlattery had barn raising. Ed helped all day. Dance there at night.
June 17WedCarlin's little girl died with a sore throat.
July 10FriTwin boy and girl born at John Lindsay's.
July 17FriJohn Carlin buried his 2nd child with a sore throat.
July 23ThurJ. F. Murray married Sarah Butler at Cascade by Reverend Casey. Dance at P. Scott's barn.
Aug. 15SatSoldiers picnic at Cascade and church picnic at Dundee.
Aug. 23SunBernard Devoy was buried. "Lord have mercy on his soul." "Amen."
Aug. 30SunLate mass at Mitchell, also at Osceola by Reverend Father Martin. A girl baby born to the Cahill's at 6 a.m.
Sept. 6SunAt Daley's in Fond du Lac. Attended mass at Father Willard's church.
Sept. 13SunLate mass at Mitchell. Self and little ones attended. Also Kansas Johnny Heraty and his daughter, and Gallagher family all here for dinner.
Sept. 17ThurOld Mrs. Jerry Murphy died at 7 o'clock p.m.
Sept. 19SatOld Mrs. Jerry Murphy buried.
Oct. 25SunYoung Matt Leakes (Seakes) was buried at home at 11 p.m.
Nov. 26MonPatt Sellars died at 9 a.m. Old Kearns (Kenner) buried today.
Nov. 28WedPatt Sellars buried.
Dec. 28TueOwen Failey and Ellen Jordan married.

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