Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1921

Thursday March 10, 1921

Thursday March 10, 1921

A beautiful day. Ben & Jim put the canvas on the plant beds to day. They cut some trees at the spring for wood. Josie got dinner. She baked some nice pies.

Josie and the children and I went to Marvins a little while. Carrie was washing. She quit. Will finish in the morning if nothing happens. She come with us to the turnip patch and cut salit. Josie made Franklin a suit to day.

There was a big frost this morning.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday April  6, 1921

Wednesday April 6, 1921

A good day. Ben & Jim plowed all day. Josie and done a round[?] as usual. We went to Marvins this evening. Carrie was makeing Roy a suit. Josie worked button holes in Franklins clothes while she was at Carries. Josie baked light bread for supper.

Mollie Reynols & Julia Fergerson come from Portsmot to day.

Mrs Walter Mills was buried this evening. Henry & Edna went to school to day. Paul Smith & Henry Brumfield traded a type writer for and organ to grind. Jim made hot bed today.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday May 24, 1921

Tuesday May 24, 1921

A cloudy day and rained enough for a season. The boys planted tobacco. This evening the children dropped plants. Mabel fretted for Edna. Josie made Franklin a little suit to day.

An agent come here today and is at Marvins tonight. He is enlarging pictures.

We all staid at home to day.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1922

Wednesday, May 10, 1922

Wednesday, May 10, 1922

A good morning. had a Thunder cloud this evening and a very hard rain. Reese come Home at noon to take us to Galveston to see Lizzie Bennett. the rain come so we could not go. I picked Straw berries most of the morning Carrie preserved some of them. Carrie made a part of a little suit for Roy to be in a play at the School House I have not seen John or any of his folks yet hope to see them soon I want to know what they are doing at Home so bad Hope they are getting on ok.

Last edit about 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1923

Wednesday, February 21, 1923

Wednesday, February 21, 1923

A good day. Jim and John cut today. Ben went to Chatham with Odie Kellie. They carried the poll books. Clement was elected. Nellie got dinner. Fried pies and baked tea cakes. She made a scarf for her mother. She got a letter from Evylin. I got a letter from Carrie Smith. Her baby is sick. I went to Johnson Reynols. They were well as usual. Julia Ferguson had gone to see her Aunt Kate. Jim Farthing bought him a car today. Reubin Reynols brought me home in their big car. I sewed a little today. Made Franklin a union suit.

Last edit about 8 years ago by Nathani
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