Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1919

Friday, June 13, 1919

Friday, June 13, 1919

A good day. The men folks cut wheat the most of the day.

Josie washed to night. She has the tooth ache.

This evening I went to Carries. She was boiling dew berries to make some jellie.

Henrys duck eggs hatched to day.

Josie made Edna two little peticoats. I think they are pretty.

Marvin went to Altavista this evening for Murphist Harvey.

10 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, June 16, 1919

Monday, June 16, 1919

A good day. The men plowed tobacco all day. Josie picked two gallons of dew berries this morning and some this evening.

She went to Carries this evening.

I worked some in the garden this evening a bout the most that I have done in the garden this year. Jim has worked it a bout all this year.

Josie boiled some berries to make jellie. Left it to drip to night.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1922

Wednesday, June 14, 1922

Wednesday, June 14, 1922

A good day rained a little last night. Ben finished cutting wheat today here and finished cutting Kates and got home by dark.

Fletcher Car come to see. Josie this morning. Is here yet. I made some dew berrie jellie and caned some berries today. I went to sleep and scratched my book.

There is more dew berries that never will be gathered. Mr. Fletcher Car + Mrs Trent + Edna + Franklin went to get a few berries.

This evening I milked the cows + Mrs Trent got the supper. Heard today that Henry Blair is married wish him well.

Last edit about 6 years ago by Sara Brumfield
Thursday, June 15, 1922

Thursday, June 15, 1922

A good day. Jim + Ben finished scraping out their tobacco. This evening Ben carried Fletcher Car to Long Island. This evening I went and three of the children. I fished a little while. I stopped at Cedar Forest Creek. Caught two fish. Mrs Peak + Mrs Trent come with Ben up to Strait Stone.

Miss Willie Wooding come to see Josie this evening. Kate Harvey come to pick berries. She got some.

Henrys nose has bin bleeding to night. I hope it may quit soon.

Last edit about 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday, June 16, 1922

Friday, June 16, 1922

A good day we need rain bad. Ben & Jim plowed in the corn and Henry thinned corn all day.

Mrs. Car & Josie strung snaps Mrs. Trent & I scraped the potatos. I baked a pudding. This evening Mrs Hutcherson & Ada Hutcherson come and brought Josie some light rolls hot and some apples. Grace Vale come and picked berries. I went with them to the field.

Hattie bought four gallons of berries. There has bin the most dew berries that I ever saw.

I worked in Franklins foot this morning.

Last edit about 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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