Journal of Margaret-Holly Adkins, 1776

(COMPLETED) What would it have been like to be a girl growing up in Colonial America, in 1776? Learn about the life of Margaret-Holly Adkins through her inspiring journal entries. Read along as she deals with her friends and family life, as well as the struggle of being a proper young lady of her time, and fitting in with society's borders. Yellow for death and disease.

*I am not a historian, this isn't non-fiction. Facts may be bended for storytelling purposes. Please self-asses yourself before reading. There are some parts and references of death and disease. Happy Reading!


3. January 3rd, 1776

Father is getting worse I think. His fever has heightened. I asked mother to go check on him. We must ask permission. I assume mother doesn’t want any of my siblings or me to get sick either.


I sat on the edge of Father’s bed. Mother doesn’t sleep in the same room as him anymore. They barely spend any more enjoyable time together anymore, except for mother’s frequent heath check ins on him. I wonder if the neglect is what is really killing Father along with his disease.


On a different note, I played with Alexander today. I found a goose feather outside and tickled him with it, by the fire. I am writing with it now.

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