Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1920

Tuesday, January  6, 1920

Tuesday, January 6, 1920

A cold day cloudy tonight. Ben went to Straight Stone this morning to register his car. Jim went to the woods to cut after they got back. They hauled wood. They have a nice pile of wood at the wood pile.

Josie got dinner. I staid with the baby. I went to Marvins this evening. His children has very bad colds and the children here has bad colds, Jim had a letter from Nellie saying that Mr. Walker was sick a heap of late. 9 30 oclock

Last edit over 3 years ago by Sara Guest
Thursday, January  8, 1920

Thursday, January 8, 1920

Cloudy & warmer no rain. Today Jim & Ben finished sawing wood & cut some in the woods. Kate Harvey come and eat dinner with us, The Boys gave her a little pig. I am a fraid that she cant rais it. Irvin came after it this evening. Mrs Owens baby is sick I went up there this evening. I do hope it will get better soon. Henry & Edna went to schoool today. The little baby cried most of the evening. 9 oclock

Last edit about 3 years ago by Sara Brumfield

1922

Friday, January  6, 1922

Friday, January 6, 1922

A good day. Ben & Jim cut some wood in the woods today. The children went to school today. Josie ironed. I got dinner. This evening Josie went to see Evelyn Hutcherson. Come by Mr Bookers. Their baby is complaining. I got a letter from Alma saying that Lonnie is very sick yet. I do hope that he may get well. Oh how I miss Marvins family. I want to see them so bad. I know that I cant go as we all have to work.

Last edit over 6 years ago by mkstewart
Tuesday, January 10, 1922

Tuesday, January 10, 1922

A good day. Jim stayed here and worked on a plant bed & shucked some corn. Josie got dinner and kept Mabel. Ben and I went to see Lonnie Bennett. He is very sick yet but better than he was a while back. I hope he may get well a gain. Ben and I come by Gretna and went to Marvin Smiths a while. I was glad to see them. Did not see Marvin. He was burning a plant bed. The children went to school. Franklin went today.

Last edit over 6 years ago by mkstewart
Wednesday, January 11, 1922

Wednesday, January 11, 1922

A bad morning. Rain and a little snow. Tonight a colde wind is blowing. Ben & Jim stripped some tobacco this morning and sawed some wood this evening. Josie ironed some this morning. She got dinner & washed the dishes. I ironed some. Henry & Edna went to school. It was a bad day for them. Ben broke a peice of the light enjoine today. We have the lamps to night for lights. We miss the lights so much. Cordie Blair is sick. I hope she may soon be well a gain. 9 oclock

Last edit over 6 years ago by mkstewart
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