Nancy’s handwriting is extremely hard to read, especially names.
Scan of 1901 Diary of Nancy Brown
Apr 14 – Aaron here to day also Fannie Chandler.
Apr 15 – I went to Claudes. Fannie C– here this P.M.
Apr 16 – Came home this P.M. Eda & I called at Mr Randalls. Lela & I to Mr Davis this Eve to get syrup.
Apr 17 – I went to Mrs La Rues this A.M.
Apr 18 – Julius took us all to Ringling Bros circus this eving.
Apr 19 – H.A., Lela & I to Wills this eve to see Mrs Gifford. She goes next to line.
Apr 20 – Julius took girls & I to T– Concerts the last of the season.
Apr 21 – Bess & Lela helped at gallery. Mrs & Mrs Alexander called.
Apr 22 – Bess here Lela at Hellens made curtains. Eda & Claude here. Bess gone Eda double doll[?] for Harold.
Apr 23 – Lela at Hills. Jim & Aaron here to lunch. Jim bought 14½ lbs maple sugar 12 pr pound.
Apr 25 – Fannie C– came this P.M. brought a friend Miss Haven. Bess & Mary to Lills to supper.
Apr 26 – Mary & Julius stayed all night. They & Bess went fishing[?] this A.M. Got a letter from Ma.
Apr 27 – Claude moved to Prairie Ave yesterday from 53rd St.
Apr 28 – Lela & Bess to Will Clarks to day.
Apr 29 – Lela got a new hat – a Gains brough “
Apr 30 – Jay Harris called is on his way to California.
May 1 – Uncle D. C. Crawford died in Denver Colorado.
May 2 – Lizzie, Coraline, Edna & Clara here. Also Jim & Aaron. Aaron begins work on west side trains.
May 3 – Lela down town all day with Edna & Clara. They stay here tonight.
May 4 – I went down town with Clara & Edna. We went to Claudes to supper.
May 5 – Clara & Edna went to North side this A.M.
May 6 – Clara & Edna went home this p.m.
May 9 – Lela & Bess had picture this A.M. Bess goes to Mich to night. H.A. & I went to boat with her.
May 12 – I went to Will Clarks had dinner at Jims. Uncle Hi here said Uncle D.C. was dead.
May 13 – Lizzie & Coraline here. Said Will had been sent for. I bought me a silk waist.
May 14 – Eda & Claude here.
May 15 – H.A. sick all night. Had Dr Burwash this A.M.
May 17 – H.A. very sick could not lay down.
May 18 – Claude & Eda here also Aaron.
Minnie Crandall died sometime in November 1900
Mary Harris Hiff died sometime in October 1900
 Her sister and niece, Louese (Keith) Harris and Mildred Harris
 Charles Luke Keith Jr.
 Aaron Hogeboom, the future husband of Cora Harris, who was Louese’s sister-in-law
 Her brother, James Keith
 Pedreaux (pronounced “peedro”) was an American trick-taking card game of the All Fours family. Developed in Denver, Colorado, in the 1880s, it was soon regarded as the most important member of the All Fours family although it went out of fashion with the rise of Auction Bridge
 Her daughter, Lela Brown
 Her husband, Henry Brown
 Her daughter, Bess Brown
 Her son, Claude Brown
 Bess’ boyfriend, Julius Recoschewitz
 Her brother-in-law, Willis Brown
 Claude’s wife, Edith (Neumaier) Brown
 Sarah (Crawford) Keith
 Her half-nephew, William Clark
 Her sister Louese’s brother-in-law
 Her mother’s brother, David Caleb Crawford
 Her sister-in-law, Cora (Meredith) Keith
 Her half-niece, Ina (Skinner) Holmes
 Her mother’s brother, Hiram Crawford Jr.
 Loren Field and his daughter, Grace (Field) Carlton
 Loren Field’s son, Leroy, who was ill and staying with Jim & Cora Keith, and was the boyfriend of Cora’s sister, Josephine Meredith. He died August 10, 1901 from pneumonia
 South Haven, Michigan
 He died May 22, 1901