Timeline depicting the events portrayed in "The Dawn Horse" by Adam Tavel
Created by ndeboy on May 27, 2008
Last updated: 03/04/10 at 06:10 AM
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James Esgate, one of the twins, gives dictation from a hospital bed in California. He is 80 years old.
Exactly one year after he wrote the Gravestone Maker to request Kitturah's marker.
Esgate Jr. writes an note to his dead father.
Thomas writes his "Last note for the Gravestone"
Thomas writes note number 22 and leaves it at Kitturah's grave. He has averaged one note every two weeks.
Taken from a weather-diary entry Thomas dedicates an entry to the scene of Williams' daughter stargazing in the middle of the night. Thomas then dreams that she was his own.
Taken from a weather-diary entry Thomas dedicates an entry to the scene of Mrs. Williams gardening in the heat of the day.
Taken from a weather-diary entry Esgate tends Kitturah's grave after a rainstorm and soils his clothes. Thomas describes interaction with his family.
Sarah, Esgate's second wife describes her frustration at Thomas's drunkeness and constant grief.
Taken from a weather-diary entry Esgate drinks after dinner and makes advances toward his new wife Sarah. She refuses him and makes it known that she resents his trips to Kitturah's grave
Taken from a weather-diary entry Esgate's neighbor's barn catches fire. He and Thomas Jr. help Williams put down an injured horse.
Thomas writes his first note to Kitturah after her death and leaves it at her gravesite.
Ethan Esgate gets news that his wife (presumed barren) has conceived a child. He writes his brother Thomas, asking permission to name the child Kitturah.
The judge beseeches Williams to help Esgate find a way to collect himself.
Thomas writes "Letter to Gravestone Maker"
Date based on "After the Incident"
Date based on Kitturah's letter to her sister, Candice.
Date placed prior to January 23rd based on Thomas's Note for the Suicide Casket. There, Thomas Jr. states "I'm 20 now, Father." It should be noted that this date places Thomas Jr.'s conception prior to the marriage of His parents.
Marriage of Thomas and Kitturah Date estimated based on Welcome: H.R. Monroe Farm & General Store
Thomas Esgate engaged to Kitturah