April 7, 1758

1758 April 7 (Friday).  Granny Maynard being sick and prayed for Yesterday, I went to See her — found her very ill.  Doctors Greenleaf and Crosby there.  N.B. Mr. Hezekiah Pratt goes with his Family to the Funeral of his Daughter Rachel Noyes — her Death much lamented especially as it was somewhat sudden — the Day before yesterday.  Mr. Joseph Bowker of Simsbury here.  Mr. Barrett and his wife and Master Rice, at my Request, dined here, and the former stayed and drank Tea; but returned towards Evening to Hopkinton.  N.B. Extraordinary Flocks of Pidgeons.  Mr. Ebenezer Rice and his sons go over to work on my old place.