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!


6. January 6th, 1776

Today Alex has been crying non-stop, just like yesterday. Abigail finally came over at the snow is now cleared. George and James  worked all day to clear it.


Mother wants me and Eliza to work on door stitches more. Eliza is so good at hers. I honestly can't sit still. Mine is supposed to say “actions speak louder than words” but it only says “actions sp”.


Mother beginning sewing Liza and I'm more underclothes. It has been awfully cold at night. Father stayed in bed all day and mother has been so tired lately but with minimal sunlight, everyone has. I don’t know if anyone else noticed, but Father has been sick for about 1 month now.

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