Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1921

Saturday September 17, 1921

Saturday September 17, 1921

A good day. Was cloudy this morning but cleared off soon.

Ben jobed a round all day. Henry cut some corn. Josie got dinner. I washed a little. Ben carried Edna to Dr Owens this morning to have her lip worked on. I am troubled a bout her. Hope she may soon be well.

Reese carried me to White Falls. I caught a few fish. Paul & Roy went with us.

Ben has gone hunting tonight.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday September 23, 1921

Friday September 23, 1921

A good day. Ben worked at Eanes's. Jim plowed all day.

The children went to school. Josie washed the dineing room floor & hall steps. Cleane up all the morning. I churned & and killed a chicken and cooked it for dinner. Josie baked a cake this evening.

Mollie Reynols come a while. I walked with her as far as Marvins. The boys has gone to Marvins to tie tobacco. Henry & Josie has bin haveing toothache. I am sorrie for them.

I peiced on my quilt. Had thought to finish it this week but I know now that I will not finish it. Today is Reese Smiths birth day.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday September 25, 1921

Sunday September 25, 1921

A good day. Had a sprinkle of rain this morning. John has bin here all day. Will stay tonight. Hugh Brumfield and Henry went to the mountain this morning to hunt grapes. Did not find many.

Josie and I got dinner. We eat late and did not get any supper.

I went to Marvins this evening. Some one gave his dog a dose this morning and she died. Ben & Marvin thought a heap of her. I would like to know who did it but never will I dont expect.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday September 27, 1921

Tuesday September 27, 1921

A cloudy day. A little rain. Ben and Jim tinkered a round all day. Ben & Josie went to Strait Stone and Cedar Forest. Josie bought a set of cups and saucers. Paid $1.50 for them.

Josie made Henry two shirts today. I sewed on my quilt. I pulled some grass from among the straw berries vines. Henry and Edna went to school.

We have heard that Emmet Brumfield has whooping cough.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday September 30, 1921

Friday September 30, 1921

A good day. Some clouds but no rain here. Jim & Henry moved some tobacco. Ben went to the saw mill. Carried two logs one this morning and one this evening.

I ironed some this morning. Josie got dinner and ironed this evening.

Reese and Roy and I went to White Falls. Did not catch many fish. Paul Smith stuck a nail in his foot today. I hope it wont hurt him long.

Reese & I stoped at Mt Airy and at Renan. We bought a few things at both places.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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