Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1919

Monday, September 22, 1919

Monday, September 22, 1919

A good day. Rain tonight. It is badly needed. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco all day and they are at the barn tonight tieing tobacco.

Mr. Owen went to the island for guano. Josie and I got dinner. Kate Harvey eat dinner with us. I was glad to have her with us. Josie walked with her as far as Marvins. Henry and Edna went to school to day, the first day of this term.

Tom Edmons went to South Boston with tobacco this morning. I got a letter from Fannie Emerson. Was glad to get it. I am always glad to hear from any of the folks that is a way from home.

8:30 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday, October  8, 1919

Wednesday, October 8, 1919

Cloudy most of the day but no rain yet. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco all day. Ben went to the store just at night. Charles Harvey come and staid a while. Marvin solde his car this morning.

Kate come this evening a few minutes. Carrie come and brought me some peas. I shelled them tonight. Mr. Owen did not come home from Boston to day.

Lee Brumfield went to Danville to day. Effie & Beaulah commenced teaching school to day.

9: oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday, November 25, 1919

Tuesday, November 25, 1919

A cloudy day. We all stripped tobacco all day. Bess (col) washed. Josie got dinner.

Marvin went to Boston with his last tobacco. Charley Hutcherson carried it.

Jim & Ben has not come from the farm yet tonight. Josie is sowing.

I wrote Fannie Emerson tonight.

7:30 oclock

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday, November 26, 1919

Wednesday, November 26, 1919

A cloudy day & some rain. We all stripped tobacco most of the day and finished this years crop. Marvin Smith solde all of his crop today at Boston. Was well pleased with the prices.

Josie got dinner. I went to see Carrie a few minutes this evening.

Ben has gone to Willie Mayhews to night.

Jim went to Marvins and probably to Renan.

The teacher of Renan school has gone to Richmond to a teachers meeting.

Henry & Edna went to the school house to day.

8:15 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, December  1, 1919

Monday, December 1, 1919

A bright day. Jim & Ben loaded Mr Mayhews truck with their tobacco and they started to Boston this evening. I do hope that they will get on OK.

Henry & Edna went to school.

Josie & I fed the hogs tonight. Josie got supper.

Bessie (col) did not come in until a bout night.

I was at Carries a few minutes this morning.

8:30 oclock

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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