Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1919

Monday, October 27, 1919

Monday, October 27, 1919

A beautiful day. Very warm. Jim & Owen got up some corn this morning. Ben milked for me this morning and carried me to Worshams pond. Cordie Blair went with me. We did not catch any fish.

Mrs Edmonds & Carrie Smith come to see Josie. I would of liked to have seen them.

Ben went to Graves Moses and got dog. He brought her home on the car.

Mrs Booker come to the mail box & Cordie and I was there. I was glad to see her for a few minutes. I regard her as one of the nob[l]est women that I know.

8 oclock

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1921

Saturday May 28, 1921

Saturday May 28, 1921

A good day. Clouds about this evening but no rain to wet any thing. Ben replanted tobacco. He went to Renan and got some beef for tomorrows dinner. Josie killed and dressed three chickens, baked two cakes, got dinner, and bathed the children.

I went to Worshams pond to fish. Marvin carried me and Henry & Reese. He went to Altavista and had work done on his teeth worked on. I stoped at Mr Jim Bookers and sit on the porch with Mrs Booker until Marvin come for us.

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1922

Sunday, January 22, 1922

Sunday, January 22, 1922

A good day. Lee Brumfield and Hugh and Stuart Owen was here at dinner today. Lee & Jim went to Steven Davis s for to get Lees dog Hugh went home sick. Henry & Edna is sick. I am very sorrie for them all and hope they may all be better by morning. Mrs Kent and Eula Mayhew come a while this evening and Mrs Booker. None of them did not stay long. I am so troubled a bout the children. But there is not any thing that I can do to help them.

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Sunday, February 19, 1922

Sunday, February 19, 1922

A cloudy day. We all stayed at home. Jim was lookin up plank for a box to put his met in. The children has bin up to day. All of them has bad colds. I have bin complaining all day. I have cooked what we eat today & churned.

Mrs Booker come a little while this evening.

Oh the bad weather.

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1923

Tuesday, February 27, 1923

Tuesday, February 27, 1923

A cloudy morning and some rain. No rain this evening. Ben and Jim went to Renan this morning. This evening they cut and mauled. Ben got hurt. The wedge hit him in the face and cut his lip and a gash in his face. He went to the Dr. and had it fixed up. I hope it will not get bad. Nellie and I got dinner. I churned and printed the butter. Nellie sewed some. I cut pieces for Kate to put together. I went to Norman Bookers a while this evening. Mrs Booker gave me some sweet potatoes as nice as I ever saw. I am so glad of them.

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