Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1922

Monday, March 27, 1922

Monday, March 27, 1922

A cloudy day and some rain. Jim and Ben commenced plowing and had to quit. The land got too wet. Henry and Edna went to school. Josie made a quilt lineing and we put in a quilt. I got a snack for dinner and quilted a little. Then went to Mr Bookers. Ruth Brookers mother was there Mrs Jackson. I liked her fine for the acgiatanice[acquaintance]. Josie is feeling bad tonight I am so sorrie for her. Jim found the turkeys nests today.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Saturday, April  1, 1922

Saturday, April 1, 1922

A colde windy day.Ben went to the Mill at Level Run. Jim went to Chatham. He went with Norman Booker to Gretna. Ben worked a round the house all the evening. Henry went to Mr. Woodings and got some turnip salit. Josie got dinner. She has bin very [pert?pent] to day and I am glad. I hemed one quilt today. We all went to Mr. Booker's this evening. Mrs Jackson and Mrs Less Bookers was there. We had a pleasant evening. It is so colde tonight that we have fire like winter time.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Sunday, April  2, 1922

Sunday, April 2, 1922

A beautiful day. We went to Marvins and eat dinner. Ben had a time to crank his car but finely did get it to go. We had a good trip concidering the bad roads. Carrie was not looking for us but had a plenty dinner. They had a lot of company. John and his wife & daughter Mr and Mrs Hodges Mrs Love & children Christinia & Floyed Reynols. We got home in time to do our work. Mr Kent come and hindered Ben. He did not milk one of the cows. Mrs Kent is sick with flue.

Jim got home tonight I am glad that he come tonight.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Friday, April  7, 1922

Friday, April 7, 1922

A cloudy day no rain. Ben & Jim worked in the orchard cleaning up. Henry went to school. Edna had a colde & did not go.

Josie & I ironed all the morning. Josie got dinner.

Kate Harvey came a few minutes this morning would not stay for dinner. Ben planted some vines at the porch this evening Henry went to [Renan] late this evening and got some fish. He come home sick. Hope he will be well by morning. I milked Lady cow tonight.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Tuesday, April 11, 1922

Tuesday, April 11, 1922

A very windy day and some rain. Lee and Oscar come and got two loads of corn stalks this morning. Ben finished plowing in the orchard today. Jim made a hot bed to day and worked in the garden half the day. The children went to school. Mabel has a bad colde and is so cross that we cant hardly stand her. Josie has sewed some today. I fixed some on my chicken coops and sewed on my quilt a little. I have wrote Carrie a letter to night. Now it is time that we was in bed.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Thursday, April 13, 1922

Thursday, April 13, 1922

A good day. Ben plowed this morning. Jim plowed this evening and Ben ditched the spring branch. Henry & Edna went to school. Franklin has bin sick all day his birth day. He is six years olde today. Josie ironed all the morning. I got dinner. Josie sewed some this evening. I sewed on my quilt. Will be glad when I get it done.

Josie and I milked morning and night.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Friday, April 14, 1922

Friday, April 14, 1922

A good day. Jim plowed and Ben ditched on the Spring Branch. The school children come home at twelve oclock. Josie got dinner. I sewed on my quilt. I finished it. This evening Josie and Ben went to [Mount Airy] this evening. I washed up the dinner dishes while they were gone. Franklin is sick yet. Henry has gone to George Blains to go gigin. This is first trip of that sort. I hope that nothing wont happen to him. I am worried about things in spite of knowing I should be thankful that things is no worse.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Wednesday, April 19, 1922

Wednesday, April 19, 1922

A rainy day & cool. A bad day on little chickens. The men could not work much. Henry & Edna went to school today. Josie & I got a snack for dinner. Johnson Reynolds come as we was ready for dinner. He eat with us.I was glad that he did. I have not worked on anything to day like sewing.

Josie is not well. She has a colde and says she feels so sad. I hope that she may soon feel better. She helped me milk tonight.

Last edit about 6 years ago by Ladybug1492
Thursday, April 20, 1922

Thursday, April 20, 1922

A clear cool day. Jim and Ben worked on a peice of new ground all day.

Henry and Edna went to school. Josie has bin sick all day. Ben is complaining to night. Hattie Gilbert washed here today.

Josie found her pin that she lost a week or so ago. I am miserable. There is so much that is needing to be done and no one much able to do. And them that could be so much help is not willing but there will be some sort of a way provided for the children.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Saturday, April 22, 1922

Saturday, April 22, 1922

A cloudy day most of the time and some rain. Ben and Josie both sick. Josie creeps about but should be in bed. The children all have colds. Jim went home this evening. I hope that he may come home alright.

Henry done the feeding tonight. Henry went to Mr Bookers and got some flour.

Mollie and Christenia Reynols come a few minutes this evening. Jim carried some butter to Gretna for me. I was glad to get it off.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Sunday, April 23, 1922

Sunday, April 23, 1922

A clear cool day so cold that I am afraid it will frost tonight. We all staid at home all day. Ben and Josie has bin sick all day. They come to the dining room tonight. I do hope that they will soon be better and that none of the rest will get sick. Jim came home ok. He eat dinner at Marvins. I am glad that he did. Wish I could of bin there two. He came with Faber and Paul and Alma part of the way home. I am glad that he did get to come that way. Oh when I get to thinking about all of the children. I want to see them so bad but cant go and they wont come.

Last edit about 7 years ago by shutterbug
Monday, April 24, 1922

Monday, April 24, 1922

A clear and cool [day].There was frost enough to kill some things. I think it killed most of our strawberry blooms. Jim went to the island for guano this evening he plowed. Ben and Josie and Edna is sick and Mabel. They all have flue we think. Henry went to school. I have done what cooking has bin done. Milked this morning. tonight Josie helped. I know she should not do as much as she does. Hattie washed here this morning. I am distressed a bout them all being sick and I cant do what is needing to be done.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Wednesday, April 26, 1922

Wednesday, April 26, 1922

A good day Ben & Jim worked all day. Henry did not go to school the first day he has missed this [seccion?session]. The baby has cried the most of the day. She is not well. I got a letter from Carrie today. I am always glad to hear from them. I have bin sick all day but not so [bad] but I could go until about night. I could not get supper. Hope I will soon be better. All has bin sick some but Jim. I do hope he may not get sick. We got the first greens from the plant bed today. I am glad we will have plenty soon.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Thursday, April 27, 1922

Thursday, April 27, 1922

A rainy day the most of the day. The men folks cold not do much work. They worked some between showers. Ben and Josie milked this morning and tonight. Josie has done the cookin. I have sick all day. Hope I will soon be well as usual.

Mabel come to my bed and got in and went to sleep the first time in her life that I know of.

Last edit about 7 years ago by shutterbug
Friday, April 28, 1922

Friday, April 28, 1922

A very bad day rained most of day. I dont know what the men folks did not much of any thing I guess. Josie worked about all day.

I have bin in bed the of the day am so sick that I can hardly sit up. Today was [Dinas ?] birthday.

Last edit about 7 years ago by shutterbug
Monday, May  1, 1922

Monday, May 1, 1922

A good day. Jim worked the Garden this morning Ben planted some mellons then went to the School House to Speakin [crossed out] Speaking. Ben eat Dinner at Johnsons to day was [Rauly?] Birth day he eat Dinner at Home he was 22 years olde today. Josie was Sick last night. She got up and got Breakfast. I have bin up all day but did as little as I could. heard today that Marvin is sick hope he may Soon be well I want to See them all so bad. The Boys [commenced?] to plant corn this evening. I hope the Weather will stay good a while.

Last edit about 7 years ago by Lydia B
Thursday, May  4, 1922

Thursday, May 4, 1922

A Rainy day the men could not do much of anything Josie made Mabel some little drawers Mabel is proud of them. I finished the squares for a quilt we don't have much trouble cooking not much to cook. Henry & Edna went to school one of the Mayhew children got sick at school and they had to send for him I wrote [cousine] a letter.

Last edit about 7 years ago by Lydia B
Sunday, May  7, 1922

Sunday, May 7, 1922

A good day. Jim staid at home alday. Been and family went to Mr. Towers this evening. I went to Norman Bookers this evening. They had a lot of company. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Booker was there. Otho and Sallie and George and Ida and [carchie?]. Blair and I went up there a while. Mrs. Booker called and invited me. I enjoyed seeing them all. I come home and milked and fed the chickens

Mabel is sick tonight. I do hope she may be well by morning. I hope that all may get well and stay so a while.

Last edit about 7 years ago by tonycremer
Tuesday, May 16, 1922

Tuesday, May 16, 1922

A cloudy day no rain. Jim and Ben worked on their Tobacco land all day. Henry and Edna went to school. Franklin staid with the men all day the first time in his life. I got dinner and [churn?]. Josie has lein sick all day. Mollie Reynolds come a while this evening. I was glad she come. I milked to night. Fanny Power made bread and coffee for supper. I had a letter from Carrie Smith to day. I wish I could hear from them every day

Last edit almost 7 years ago by LondonLibrary
Wednesday, May 17, 1922

Wednesday, May 17, 1922

A very rainy day the men could not work the children did not go to school. Josie has been sick all day. She served some

Last edit about 7 years ago by TracyJentzsch
Saturday, May 27, 1922

Saturday, May 27, 1922

A cloudy cool day the most of the day. Jim & Ben planted some tobacco They planted some after dark Ben & Josie are uneasy a fraid the children will be sick from the work. Ben was mad or something he would not eat any supper They think they are [onost?] two good to work at any thing hard. Some one has to work to keep the rest idle I know I am nothing but a slave an not looked on as any thing more. While some can and does sit & ly around and are [reveransed?] like a queen. Guess that is allright

Last edit over 6 years ago by kleind
Monday, June  5, 1922

Monday, June 5, 1922

A good day Jim & Ben plowed corn. [Mr.?] Trent is here as help. [Mark? & Floyd] come for cherries virginia come for cherries. Billie Brumfield & Pete White come on a visit Mrs. Lews and [Denia Bluin] & Mrs. [Mamie] Hutchenson & three children come to see Josie. The Dr. Owen has been to see Josie to night. She is feeling some better now. Mabel has a very bad colde to night I went to the plant bed this evening for salit. [Ovell ] it is time I was [wheel]

Last edit over 6 years ago by jmcloone - UTSA
Sunday, June 11, 1922

Sunday, June 11, 1922

A good day we all staid at home except Henry. He went to Aunt Mags & Uncle Lees. I got the most of the dinner. We had snaps the first this season. We had fried chicken. I did hope that Carrie would come but she did not come. I hope none of them are sick. Jim Thomson & family come. I was glad to see them. Josie has bin in the flower garden today I am glad that she is well enough for that. Jim picked some berries today just a few. There is lots of Berries this year and no one to pick them. [Wish?] I could

Last edit over 6 years ago by Jaime
Tuesday, June 13, 1922

Tuesday, June 13, 1922

A good day. Ben went to Gretna this morning for repairs for the reaper to go to cutting wheat. They cut all evening. Got in walk. Irvin helped to shock. Mrs. [Freid] picked some berries. This morning Edna helped her. [Mrs. Freid] caned nine quarts. Hattie's children picked three gallons.

This evening I intend to make jellie of them. Mrs Wooding sent Josie some light bread today. Mabel is sick today. Josie is suffering bad tonight. I am so sleepy that I can't stay awake. Mrs. Booker gave us a mess of [books] today. They willed the [easel lastnig]

Last edit about 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday, June 21, 1922

Wednesday, June 21, 1922

A good day. Ben & Jim finished getting the wheat and cut the oats. They cut a few oats for Mr. Booker. Lizzie & [Loney?] Bennett come to see us today. I was glad that they come. Lenney carried all the children and I to [Renan?]. I went to see Kate a few minutes. Dr. Wigginton & Pearl was there. I was glad to see them. The bees swarmed today. Ben hived them. I am getting vegetables a plenty now. The people around has bin very good to us. I know we are to be pittied. I am olde and give out & Josie is sick and has to be waited on.

Last edit over 6 years ago by gutterpeach
Tuesday, June 27, 1922

Tuesday, June 27, 1922

A good morning. Rained a shower at twelve oclock. It is raining tonight. The men plowed in the tobacco all day. Isla Blair come today and brought Josie some light bread. Mr. and Mrs. [Tower?] & [Edieth?] come. Mrs. Owen come and Mr. [Jennings?] the preacher come. Kate Harvey & [Carrie?] and Reese the other children was at [?] Brumfields. We gathered some peaches and Mrs. [?] made preserves'of them. I heard today that my brother is sick. I do hope he may get well. I am so anxious to hear a gain.

Last edit over 6 years ago by gutterpeach
Friday, June 30, 1922

Friday, June 30, 1922

A good day. Jim & Henry plowed some. Ben helped Mr. Hutchenson [?] wheat. Nellie save some. Josie has had a bad day. I got a card from Alma telling [??] of [L?] sickness. I hope he may get well. Mrs. Trent and I got dinner. I churned some beets today and got the onions out of the ground. Mollie [Reynols?] went to see Martha Miller today. Found her had off. [Christina?] [Reynols?] come here a hill this evening. [Edieth?] & Edna went to [R?] this morning.

Last edit about 6 years ago by gutterpeach2
Thursday, July  6, 1922

Thursday, July 6, 1922

A good day. The men [?] tobacco. Miss Sally [?]. Nellie picked and caned some berries. I got dinner. Mrs. [?] was sick. She is better tonight. This evening [?] Blair come to see Aunt Effie. [?] & Kate come to see Josie. Mrs. Bates & Mrs. White & three children come to see Effie. Got a [phone?] message this evening that my brother Letcher dies this morning at 8 oclock. I am very sorry to hear of his [deth?] He will be missed by his children. I want to go to the burial if any one will take me.

Last edit about 6 years ago by gutterpeach2
Friday, July  7, 1922

Friday, July 7, 1922

A good day today. Jim [?] has bin sick all day. Ben helped Booker thrash wheat this evening. Johnson [Reynolds?] went to [?] to day Mollie and [?] and I went with him. Went to [Lethcer's?] house but did not go to the graveyard. The children seemed badly hurt. I know they will miss him so much. I saw a lot of folks that I know and a lot of kind folks. Nellie & Mrs. [Car?} and Mrs. Trent got dinner & staid with Josie. [?] [Bennett?] come for Effie late this evening. Hattie washed here this morning.

Last edit about 6 years ago by gutterpeach2
Tuesday, July 25, 1922

Tuesday, July 25, 1922

A good morning rain late this evening. The men worked in the tobacco all day. Lizzie Bennett was with us today. Alma & Louise went to [st..?] Stone to the assosiation. We are very glad to have Lizzie with us. We have not fixed any thing on account of sickness. Mr Hutcherson and Ada come by this evening and brought Josie a nice box of things to eat. We have a lot of vegetables now. We heard that Carrie was at the meeting. I would of liked to see all the folks that I know that was there.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
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