Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1919

Saturday, July  5, 1919

Saturday, July 5, 1919

A good day. Ben & Owen and Jim plowed some to day. Jim helped John Hutcherson thrash wheat this morning and planted him some pink beans this evening after they got up the hay.

Ben worked his water mellons vines late this evening.

Josie ironed & got dinner. I churned and washed a few things this morning. This evening I worked some button holes and mended a few things.

Lucius Gravely come here tonight on his way to the lodge. He had forgot that last Sunday was a fifth Sundy.

10:30:oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday, September 13, 1919

Saturday, September 13, 1919

A good day. Ben painted at Owens house to day. Jim & Owen stripped tobacco.

Josie and I got dinner. This evening I went to George Blairs. Went by Charley Hutchersons and bought a busel of meal. Irvin Harvey brough it home for me. I stopped at Jessie Hutchersons a few minutes. All the young folks from Blairs was gone to a lawn partie at Edge Hill.

Ben has gone to Strait Stone to night to the lodge.

9 oclock

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday, October 11, 1919

Saturday, October 11, 1919

A good day. The men stripped tobacco all day.

Mrs Mamie Hutcherson come to see Josie this evening.

I went with Robert & Christenia Reynolds to Long Island to meet Henry Brumfield. He is on a visit from Norfolk.

I stopped at Mr Thomsons store and bought a few things. Robert brought me home. I saw Henry Blair at Strait Stone. He is lookin well.

Jim & Ben have gone to Strait Stone to night. It is lodge night.

8 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1921

Saturday July 23, 1921

Saturday July 23, 1921

A good day. No rain yet. We need it so bad. Ben has bin a bout the home most of the day. Ben & Josie went to the tomato patch. They got a few tomatoes. Julia come from Reynols this morning. Doris Brumfield & Christenia Reynols come with her. They spent most of the day here. Marvin sent us a peice of ice this morning. Josie made some cream. It was fine. Henry has gone to Lee Brumfields tonight. Ben has gone to Strait Stone to night to a meeting of the lodge. The first time in a long time.

Last edit about 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1922

Saturday, January 21, 1922

Saturday, January 21, 1922

A bad day. Some rain and plenty of mud. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco all the morning. This evening Ben & Josie went to Strait Stone to Miss Anna Wilborns burial. Josie got dinner. I washed the dishes and churned while they were gone. Edna has been sick all day. I hope she may be better by morning. Maybel is better. There is right much sickness a bout. Ben has gone to the lodge tonight. Josie made a stew for dinner & made potatoe pudding.

Last edit over 4 years ago by mkstewart
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