November 20, 1740

1740 November 20 (Thursday).  Neighbor Aaron Forbush and Hezekiah Pratt kill’d Three Swine for me.  Weight 141, 118, 99.  Neighbor Warrin building me a Hovel.  At Evening a great Multitude were here to see Simon Tainter and Mary Bruce marry’d.  Thirteen Horses, 12 of which double, came with them and about a Dozen more came before them and a great number of Young Persons, So that the House was greatly fill’d with them.