June 6, 1766

1766 June 6 (Friday).  Caleb and John finished Weeding the Indian Corn, at Noon.  P.M. They hoe in the Orchard Fore Yard, East Yard etc.  Mr. Phinehas Maynard comes to inform me that Old Mrs. Hannah Rice widow of the late Mr. Edmund Rice, dy’d in the forenoon — about 93.  She has been a worthy woman — but for some Years greatly impaired; and especially very helpless the last Year or Two.