Monday, December 18, 1865.
Cold and Dull school in the evening very nice lesson quite a number out
wet and disagreale meeting at Browns few out Nell did not go stoped there after meeting vincent was down
Cold i received very sad news today my Dear Brother Alfred Died at 10 oclock To Day I am so Sorry i Did not get to see him
Emilie began noting her brother Alfred’s illness on November 10th, indicating that he died on December 20 or 21, 1865 and was buried on December 22, 1865. Alfred was 35 years old when he died. No information could be found about Alfred’s death, but census records indicate that he would have been 35 or 36 years old when he died.