Category Archives: Hunting

August 4, 1849 (Saturday)

Passed the day rambling over the hills with again very pleasant weather.

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August 3, 1849 (Friday)

Was hunting pretty much all day with brother Henry.  Grey squirrels are tolerably plenty in this region of country.  Had intended returning to Norristown today, but was persuaded to leave it until next Monday. William Henry Beekley, Nathan’s younger brother … Continue reading

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August 2, 1849 (Thursday)

Fine day—was out gunning a while this morning, and went to see sister Elizabeth this afternoon at Evans. Elizabeth Beekley was born about 1823 and was still living in her father’s household in 1850.  Presumably Evans is a family that … Continue reading

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