Julia Brumfield Diaries

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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
Saturday, June 17, 1922

Saturday, June 17, 1922

A good day. We had a shower this evening. Henry and I got up with the turkeys. Ben & Tim plowed some on the corn and helped Norman Booker get up some hay. Ben went to Gretna and got some flour that Jim bought. Hattie washed some this morning, Mrs. Mamie Hutcherson sent me some nice cabbage by Hattie. Mrs. Booker sent me some snaps by Jim. Miss Anna Hubbard sent Josie some light bread by mail. Mabel has cried a lot today. I hope she may feel better by morning. Ben bought some beef at Gretna I cooked some of it for supper. I hope to enjoy it.

Last edit about 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday, June 18, 1922

Sunday, June 18, 1922

A good day. We had a good shower last night. We all staid at home all day except Henry. He went to Johnson Reynols for a basket of peches Earl & Lizzie Bennett come by to see Josie a while. Posie Reynols & Marvin Smith com a few minutes at night.

I got most of the dinner. I cooked cabbage & potatoes and beets & beef. We all enjoyed the beef. Carrie & the kids was at Mollies to night. Wish I could see them.

Mollie & Julia come from Norf. today. I want to see them bad.

Last edit about 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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