Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1919

Monday, August 25, 1919

Monday, August 25, 1919

A good day. Ben & Jim moved some tobacco.

Josie got dinner. She baked pies. Evylin & Edna and I went to Worshams pond. Josie fixed our dinner. We went on a buggy and drove Jake, Bens horse. Nellie caned some tomatoes. Denia & Kate come to see us this evening.

I am sorry that I was not at home.

Nellie dug some sweet potatoes.

9 oclock

Last edit over 11 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Tuesday, August 26, 1919

Tuesday, August 26, 1919

A good day. Ben carried Nellie & Evylin to Gretna this morning. He got back home at 10:20 oclock. They have cut tobacco this evening.

Josie sewed today. She two gowns then gathered some snaps for dinner tomorrow.

Marvin finished cutting tobacco today.

I went to Marvins this evening. Carrie sent Henry some papers to read. He now has one reading. I am going to put out the light as he will have to work tomorrow. Will need all the sleep he can get.

I got a letter from Elsie East this evening. Was glad to hear from her.

9:30 oclock

Last edit over 11 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Monday, October 20, 1919

Monday, October 20, 1919

A beautiful day. Ben and I went to Gretna this morning. We met Jim. Nellie come with him. Ben solde Henrys tobacco. Ben had to put on a new tire before he come home. We saw a truck that had turned over. No one was seriously hurt.

Mrs Car & Josie got dinner and churned while we were gone.

I went to Marvins a few minutes this evening. Mollie Reynolds was there. I was glad to see her.

The chlidren went to school to day.

9 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Tuesday, October 21, 1919

Tuesday, October 21, 1919

A cloudy day. No rain to do any good. The men folks plowed some. They say the land is so hard that they cant get it in order.

Two men come here trying to sell shares in a mine.

Mr Haynes come to look at the cattle. He bought two.

Dr Womack come to see the boys. He is seeking office so they did not get much done.

Ben went to Lees and got a few apples. Nellie made light rolls for supper. Mrs Car went home tonight. Fletcher Car come to see her this evening.

I went to Marvins a few minutes this evening. Carrie was working on a pretty coat for me. I hate to be a trouble to any one but cant help my self.

8 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Wednesday, October 22, 1919

Wednesday, October 22, 1919

A cloudy day warm and good. Ben & Owen worked on the wheat land. Jim has not bin well. He had the tooth ache and his jaw is swolen. Josie got the most of the dinner. Nellie attended to the baby.

To day is my birth day. I am 73 years olde. I got up at five oclock and got breakfast. Seven: milked two cows then churned. Washed 68 pieces and went to Marvins. Come home and milked.

Nellie & Josie got the supper. I kept the baby.

Ben said he would carrie me to the river. I had no one to go with me. Thought I would wait and go some other day if I can.

I started John a letter to day.

Ben has gone hunting to night.

8:30 oclock

Last edit over 11 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
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