Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1918

Friday, August  2, 1918

Friday, August 2, 1918

A good day. Ben and Owen and Paul pulled leaves to day. Marvin Smith and William Gilbert (col) helped them. Nearly all the children that was big enough handed leaves. This evening Fanny Emerson Josie and I helped some. Josie got dinner. She cooked snaps and beets and butter beans and corn. Mrs Owen sent her the corn.

To night Paul and Fanny has gone to meeting at St. Johns. (ink smear) Well I went to sleep I made my mark.

10:15

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday, August  3, 1918

Saturday, August 3, 1918

A good day. The men folks filled a house with primings. Josie handed leaves nearly all day. I went this evening. Fanny helped this evening. Fanny went to Mr George Emersons this evening. Paul carried her on the buggy. Jim and Nellie and Evelyn come today. I am glad that they come.

I had a letter from Thelma to day saying that she will come to see us soon.

11 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday, August  8, 1918

Thursday, August 8, 1918

A clear hot day. The men folks helped Marvin save primings this evening. Josie and I handed leaves and Josie tied some.

Josie got dinner. We pealed the peaches that Mollie give us. Had peaches and cream for dinner and snaps and corn all cooked good and I did enjoy my dinner.

Talked with Denia Blair to night over the phone. She said that Cordie was going to Richmond tomorrow. I certainly do hope she may have a good time and [be] benifited by going.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1919

Tuesday, August 19, 1919

Tuesday, August 19, 1919

A good day. Jim & Ben saved [?] tobacco leaves. Paul Bennett & William Gilbert helped and Rees Smith and two of the Owen boys and Henry all handed leaves.

Josie got dinner.

Mr Tup Walker & Nellie & Evylin Brumfield come to day. This evening Charles and Virginia Harvey come. I was very glad to see them and Charles indeed as he had bin a way so long. Glad he was lookin so well.

The men folks is at the barn yet and little Henry is with them.

10 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday, September  2, 1919

Tuesday, September 2, 1919

A good day. Jim staid at the barns to day. Ben & Owen and Marvin and Paul Bennett and William Gilbert (col) all worked on Bens tobacco pulling and hangin leaves. I handed leaves all day.

Josie got dinner & churned. Put out some apples to dry. The school teachers want to know what to depend on and worrie Ben lots.

Jack Harvey come this evening and got Jake and the buggy. I hope he will take care of them.

Jim Emerson passed here to day with ladies on the car.

We had peas for dinner today. They come from George Blairs.

9 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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