Early: 1871 - Late: 1890
Four diaries kept by Moses S. Bowman in 1871, 1875, 1889 and 1890. The entries talk of daily activities like trips to town, visits from other people, farm work, the weather, church attendance. The entry for April 5, 1890 notes that they attended the funerals of Banjamin Rudy and Samuel Snider's wife, buried at David Eby's. The entry for July 8, 1890 notes that they attended the funeral of Elisabeth Shantz buried at Geiger's.
Mennonite Archives of Ontario
140 Westmount Rd. N. Waterloo 519-885-0220 x238 grebel.uwaterloo.ca/mao
Hist. Mss. 1.11 Box 2 #6-9
Region of Waterloo
Fraktur design based on Family Register by Jacob Shoemacher in Joseph Schneider Bible, 1821.