Julia Brumfield Diaries



Thursday, December  4, 1919

Thursday, December 4, 1919

A cloudy day most of the time. Ben & Jim killed hogs. Ben had four & Jim two. Marvin Smith and Sam Owen and William Gilbert (col) helped them.

Betty Haley (col) helped me. We got on fine.

Josie got dinner. She dried out some of the fat.

Jim & Ben went to Renan to night.

The children are playing domminoes to night.

7:30 oclock

Last edit about 11 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Friday, December  5, 1919

Friday, December 5, 1919

A day that all could work. Jim & Ben and Mr Owen sawed wood then went to Marvins and cut some feed.

Josie got dinner. She made the sausage for Jim and her self. Bettie Haley (col) helped to cut the fat up and grind the sausage. I dried up the lard and strained it out. Bettie wshed the faces and feet.

Heard to day that Mrs Richard Wooding has a son.

Sallie Blair taught school in Miss Smiths room today.

Mrs Car sent Bessie Callans (col) a ring. She got it today.

Mr Owen went to the mill today. Brough me some brand. Jim & Ben & Josie played cards to night.

8 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Thursday, December 11, 1919

Thursday, December 11, 1919

A colde day. Ben & Jim helped Marvin Smith kill hogs. They killed two for Kate Harvey. Kate & Charles was at Marvins. I was there all day. Bettie Haley (col) was there. She washed for Carrie. Nellie and Josie nursed & got dinner.

Henry & Edna went to school.

8 oclock

Last edit about 11 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
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