Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1919

Thursday, May 15, 1919

Thursday, May 15, 1919

A good day. The men folks planted tobacco this morning. I drawed plants until twelve.

Dr Owen and wife ask me to go fishing. Their car got so it would not work. They left it on the road. John Hutcherson let the Dr have his and we went to Moons Pond. Did not catch any fish to speak of. I thank them for takein me with them.

Josie got dinner. She made vegetable soup. I thought it was very good.

We heard to day that Mrs Johnson died this morning. I am sorry for the family.

10 oclock

Last edit over 5 years ago by dy957

1921

Wednesday August 17, 1921

Wednesday August 17, 1921

A little rain this morning. Clear this evening. Ben & Jim and Henry went to work in the tobacco this morning. Word came that Miss Ursal[?] Lewis was lost from the milkin place. The boys from here and all over the neighborhood went to look for her. They found her unharmed. She just went a way because she was mad. Josie raked and worked on the yard. I was afraid she would be sick. Denia & Sallie Blair come here this evening. I was at Johnson Reynols. They had a crowd this evening. Mrs Kellie & Grace Brumfield & Mrs Dr Owen and six children, Kate Harvey and I. They had plenty of water mellons. Two men was going to speak at Renan school house tonight.

Last edit almost 2 years ago by Trisha

1922

Wednesday, May 31, 1922

Wednesday, May 31, 1922

A good day. Cloudy tonight and a little rain. Jim & Ben plowed corn and cut off tobacco hills getting aready to plant tobacco. Mr. Owen carried Alice Thomson & children Mrs Thomson & I and Jane Reynolds to white falls. We did not catch many fish but had a good time. Mrs Car was with Josie. Carrie Reese and the little girls and Kate Harvey come a little while. Virginia H and Doris B come a a while. The children went to the Sulpher Springs. They had a good time Their teachers was with them. They had ice cream.

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Wednesday, June 14, 1922

Wednesday, June 14, 1922

A good day rained a little last night. Ben finished cutting wheat today here and finished cutting Kates and got home by dark.

Fletcher Car come to see. Josie this morning. Is here yet. I made some dew berrie jellie and caned some berries today. I went to sleep and scratched my book.

There is more dew berries that never will be gathered. Mr. Fletcher Car + Mrs Trent + Edna + Franklin went to get a few berries.

This evening I milked the cows + Mrs Trent got the supper. Heard today that Henry Blair is married wish him well.

Last edit about 5 years ago by Sara Brumfield
Saturday, June 17, 1922

Saturday, June 17, 1922

A good day. We had a shower this evening. Henry and I got up with the turkeys. Ben & Tim plowed some on the corn and helped Norman Booker get up some hay. Ben went to Gretna and got some flour that Jim bought. Hattie washed some this morning, Mrs. Mamie Hutcherson sent me some nice cabbage by Hattie. Mrs. Booker sent me some snaps by Jim. Miss Anna Hubbard sent Josie some light bread by mail. Mabel has cried a lot today. I hope she may feel better by morning. Ben bought some beef at Gretna I cooked some of it for supper. I hope to enjoy it.

Last edit about 5 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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