October 15, 1747

1747 October 15 (Thursday).  Ebenezer undertakes to make some more Cyder but was so beat off again by the Rain that he could only Squeeze out a part of a Cheese, three Barrells though Neighbour John Rogers helped him part of the afternoon.  Mrs. Jerusha Ward[1] was bury’d — I attended through twas raining, and the storm prevailed very much at Evening; and in the Night.  Fast at Grafton.  They send to Messrs. Martyn and Hall, Eaton[2] and Frost.[3]

[1][Additional note: Was this the Jerusha Wood whose death Parkman noted on Oct. 13?]

[2]The Reverend Joshua Eaton of Spencer.

[3]The Reverend Amariah Frost of Milford.