|Eleanor C. W. Jarvis and daughter Ella, 1876. |
From Family Tree, courtesy of Alethea Galke.
Thursday 27. Weather pleasant my eyes are weak I have slept by an open window I have taken cold. spent the day cooking dinner and baking bread kniting ^etc^ Brig came in at breakfast time for a few momen[ts] Eleanor is sick.
Eleanor — Eleanor Cannon Woodbury Jarvis (1854-1934), the first wife of George Franklin Jarvis. She had a heart condition and suffered greatly for many years, a common theme over the course of the diary.
Brig — Brigham Jarvis.