Julia Brumfield Diaries



Saturday September 10, 1921

Saturday September 10, 1921

A good day. Jim & Ben worked on their tobacco fireing it. Henry and I picked some beans and peas this morning. This evening Ben carried Henry and Edna and I to the river. He did not want to go but went.

I did not catch any thing much. We stoped at Renan a few minutes. Virginia Harvey was there and Otho & Sallie Blair was there.

Josie got dinner & supper. She had fried apples for dinner. We did enjoy them. She mended on the men folks clothes all the evening.

Dodson Bailis come to see Ben to day.

Had a rain tonight.

Last edit almost 7 years ago by dy957
Friday September 16, 1921

Friday September 16, 1921

A good day. Jim & Ben cut corn this morning.

Jim went to Chatham this evening. Reese Smith carried him. All the Smith children went with him. Marvin was up there & come with them home. The Reynols boys went to Chatham to day to enter school. Johnson drove the car. He ran over Marvins dog. Dont know how bad it was hurt.

Kate & Mollie was at Marvins to day. Kate come down here. Did not stay but a little while. Virginia Harvey is in NC at Spray. She claims to be visiting Hellen Brumfield.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday October 21, 1921

Friday October 21, 1921

A cool clear day. Jim and Ben stripped some tobacco today. Alcie Callan (col) washed for Josie today.

Kate Harvey & Virginia come this evening. Kate got a peice of beef and walked and carried it home. I was very sorrie for her but could not help her.

I went to Marvins a little while this evening. Carrie is very much complaining. I do hope she will feel better soon. Josie is very bad off with her jaws where she had her teeth pulled. I hope they will get well soon.

Mabel has bin very good today. The children all gave me a present for my birthday. I got a card from Nellie today.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday November  5, 1921

Saturday November 5, 1921

A beautiful day. Ben fixed up the wood saw and with Henrys help sawed some wood.

This evening Ben & family went to Jim Powers. They carried Mrs Car home. I went to Marvin Smiths. Reese Smith carried me to White Falls. Paul & Roy went with us. I fished and caught several fish. We stopped at Renan. There was several men there. Lee Brumfield was there. Kate Hubbard & Virginia Harvey and Little Clack was there. I am always glad to see any of the grand children. Martha Miller (col) tied tobacco for Marvin so that Reese could go with me fishing. I know I am a bother some times but it wont last long.

Last edit almost 7 years ago by dy957
Tuesday November  8, 1921

Tuesday November 8, 1921

A good day. Ben served as one of the judges at the elect tion. He sent Irvin Harvey for Josie and I. We went and voted. We voted the Democrat ticket. We went to Otho Blairs a while. Kate & Virginia Harvey/Moses as was was there. We had a pleasant visit. Josie went to see Carrie a few minutes. Mabel & Franklin has sore feet so that they can hardly walk.

Last edit almost 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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