Julia Brumfield Diaries

OverviewStatisticsSubjects

Search for "button holes"

1918

Thursday, January  3, 1918

Thursday, January 3, 1918

A clear colde day. Ben and Josie come home a while after 1 oclock this morning. They said that they had a fine time at Mr Edmons. Ben went to Renan and to see Charles this morning. Charles is feeling some better now. Hellen & Brumfield & Virginia Harvey come today. They are here now. I got breakfast and milked the cows. Josie got dinner. I sewed some made me three boddices. I have finished 8 little waists for Carries children. I worked the button holes and sewed on the buttons tonight.

9 30 oclock

Last edit almost 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday, November 23, 1918

Saturday, November 23, 1918

A good day. Ben and Owen hauled wood this morning and sawed it this evening.

Josie mended her fire place this morning and got dinner. She cooked salsify and parsnips the [first] that we have had this season.

I went to Marvins this evening. I worked some button holes in the childrens clothes. Tonight I have ripped up an old skirt of Carries that Miss Alice Hubbard made before Carrie was married.

She is thinking of making some pants for Roy.

Ben has gone to Strait Stone to the lodge.

9 oclock

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1919

Saturday, January 11, 1919

Saturday, January 11, 1919

A good day Mr Owen went to the mill did not get his grinding done.

Ben put shoes on the horses this morning. Jim & Ben worked on Owens house this evening.

Josie sowed this morning I got dinner. I finished two pair of drawers for Ben. Worked the button holes and sowed on the buttons to night.

Ben has gone to Strait Stone to night it is lodge night.

9 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday, February  7, 1919

Friday, February 7, 1919

38 Days Past 327 to come

A good day. Ben & Jim and Owen hauled some feed for the cows then stripped tobacco until twelve after dinner. They tramped a plant bed. Ben mended his fire place then we all stripped tobacco. Josie got dinner and ironed. The children Henry and Edna went to school. Franklin come to the barn to tell us dinner was ready. Reese come this morning & brought me some little aprons to work the button holes in. Mr Mayhew come at twelve to get Ben to phone for the doctor for Mrs Mayhew. Tonight Ben and Josie has gone to a dance at Mrs Gravelys. To night a pedlar come and wanted to stay all night. Ben would not let him. I was sorry for him.

9: o'clock

Last edit over 7 years ago by Andrea
Tuesday, December 23, 1919

Tuesday, December 23, 1919

A good day. Ben sawed wood at Lee Brumfields. Got home at dark. He went over to the school house. Edna went with him. Henry was over there. They got home at 10 oclock.

Josie ironed nearly all day and until 9 oclock to night.

I made scrappel and press meat. I went to Marvins and got a boiler to cook in. To night I worked some button holes and hemed a table cloth.

10:30 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1921

Friday May 20, 1921

Friday May 20, 1921

A good day. The boys planted corn all day. Henry done the planting. Jim layed off the rows. Josie ironed all the morning. I worked over my chicken coops. Helped get a snack for dinner.

I went to Marvins. I worked a few button holes.

Josie went to Renan store. She bought some fish. Cooked them for supper. They were fine.

The cow got in the garden. Did not do much damage.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday August 31, 1921

Wednesday August 31, 1921

A clear hot day. No rain yet. Marvin cut tobacco to day. Jim & Ben help. Josie went to Otho Blairs. Otho cut tobacco to day. Josie walked to Blairs. Ben met her this evening and brough her home.

I churned and got dinner. Mabel has bin very good today. I worked 47 button holes in some clothes for Carries little girls.

Delma Owen & Fannie Brumfield come a little while this evening.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday September  9, 1921

Friday September 9, 1921

A cloudy day. Some rain this evening. We were so glad of what did fall.

Josie sewed this evening. I worked some button holes. Jim & Ben will stay at the barn tonight. Ben & Henry went hunting to night a while.

I went to Marvins a few minutes this evening. Come by the pea patch. There is a lot of peas dry and need to be gathered.

Ben & Marvin went to Mrs Kates place this evening and got a few apples. Fruit is hard to find a bout here this year.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1920

Friday, September 24, 1920

Friday, September 24, 1920

A cloudy day. The boys tied tobacco. Josie got the most of the dinner. Johnson & Mollie come down here a little while this morning. Betty Haley washed here today. Josie and the children went to Marvins. I went later on. I worked a few button holes for Carrie this evening. Ben has gone huntting to night. 8 oclock

Last edit about 9 years ago by Linda Tucker
Thursday, December 16, 1920

Thursday, December 16, 1920

A good day. Ben and Jim cut in the woods to day. Marvin hauled wood. Josie baked a fruit cake this evening. I went to Marvins this evening. Carrie was sewing. I worked some button holes in Pauls waists. Charles Harvey come there to see if he could get William Gilbert to cut wood for him. Could not get him. I brought in 14 eggs to night. Eggs is selling at [?] cts per doz. Henry was reading in his new book to night. The children all has colds & coughs. Most everyone has colds now.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Linda Tucker

1922

Wednesday, May  3, 1922

Wednesday, May 3, 1922

A rainy Day. Josie carried Henry and Edna to school. She drove Jake. She come by the store. I got a bushel of meal and paid [Hulebard?] what we owed him. The men could not do much today. Ben killed three crows. Josie and I got a snack for dinner. Josie made Mabel a pair of drawers. I worked the button holes in them. I sewed a little on any guilt did not get it done.

Last edit over 6 years ago by tonycremer
Friday, September 15, 1922

Friday, September 15, 1922

A good day. I was at home this morning and got most of the breakfast. After breakfast Ben said he would carrie me to Gretna & to Carries and I could stay until Sunday. I got ready as fast as I could and we went. He carried the children as far as the school house. I went to Carries at ten oclock. Fond them weel. I eat dinner and worked some button holes in Carries baby's aprons. Had a good evening.

Thought a bout them at home a lot while I was a way.

Last edit over 5 years ago by mkstewart

1923

Monday, February 26, 1923

Monday, February 26, 1923

A rainy day most of the day. Ben plowed until he got wet. Hattie washed the clothes. Are on the fence now as wet as they can be. Nellie worked some button holes and got most of the dinner. She got a letter from Evylin saying she was sick. Nel has been about half crazie ever since. The children went to school. Come home wet to the skin in places. Hattie Gilbert and John got milk here today. I am so anxious for good weather so I can get out where I please and take the baby with me.

Last edit about 7 years ago by Nathani
Friday, March 30, 1923

Friday, March 30, 1923

A good day. Ben and Jim plowed some. They finished hauling up the corn. John Ward planted his garden. Nellie finished making the bayby two dresses and bloomers. I worked the button holes. Nellie washed all the evening. the post office in [Gretna?] come to see Nellie today. Henry and Edna has bin sick all day. Edna is some better tonight. Franklin has followed the men most of the day. Our phone has gone dead. Today we cant her over it so as to under stand any thing that is said. Ben went to Norman Bookers tonight to get them to phone Johnson Reynolds to come and fix it.

Last edit over 6 years ago by Nathani
Monday, April 23, 1923

Monday, April 23, 1923

A very windy daty. The men worked on their land all day Ben tried to burn the honey suck in the grave yard. Did not burn well. The children went to school. Lelia come here a little while this morning. Hatie washed today. The wind blowed the clothes all about. They soon got dry. I have bin busy all day.Worked the button holes in Henrys shirts milked the cows twice churned once cooked breafast dinner and supper. Washed dishes tonight.

Last edit over 6 years ago by Nathani
Wednesday, August 29, 1923

Wednesday, August 29, 1923

A good day. A little rain. Could work most of the time. Carrie made preserves and pickles today. I peeled the peaches and got most of the dinner. Carrie sewed some. I worked the button holes in two blouses. I got a letter from home this morning. They were all well. Marvin has bin fireing on some tobacco all day. Carrie went to Mr McLau[gh]lins. She though[t] that she would invite Mrs. McLau[gh]lin to come and spend the day but there was no one at home.

Last edit over 2 years ago by Sara Brumfield
Wednesday, September  5, 1923

Wednesday, September 5, 1923

A good day. Very hot. They cut tobacco today. John Brumfield come here last night. Reuben Reynols brought him. He went away this evening. He started walking. I hope he got a way to ride to Gretna. Kate harvey come to see us this evening. She brough some snaps. I am glad of them. I gathered some butter beans and Nellie shelled them for dinner tomorrow. I worked button holes in Franklins blouse. This evening Nellie milked and Evelyn made bread for supper. I gathered two baskets of tomatoes. There is a cloud in the north and I am afraid it will come here.

Last edit about 6 years ago by Nathani
All 17 records