Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1922

Thursday, July 27, 1922

Thursday, July 27, 1922

A good day. Ben & Jim went to Ned Walkers and helped to cover a stable. Henry worked in the tobacco. I cut the honey out of [qu..?]. Nella[?] got dinner. Mrs Edmons sent some cake and chicken her this morning. Lillian Kent come up here this evening. She brought cake & some nice meat. Every one has bin so good to Josie. Mrs Car is very sick. The Doc was to see her this evening. Kate come and staid with us to night. Ben has gone after Ella Hubbard [near?] 9 o'clock.

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Friday, July 28, 1922

Friday, July 28, 1922

A good day. A thunder-cloud tonight not much rain yet. The men worked in the tobacco. Ben went to [Strait?] Stone at twelve o'clock for ice. Josie has not suffered so much to day. Mrs Car has bin very sick all day. Mr Dews come by this evening. He brought plums & pears and apples. I was glad of the apples. Lawson Power come by to see his Grandma & Josie. He was on his way to Mr [Farrows?]. They are having a [crowd?] there tonight. Kate [Hanerey?]staid with Mr Car last night.

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Saturday, July 29, 1922

Saturday, July 29, 1922

A good day. Jim & Ben & Henry worked on the tobacco all the morning. This evening Ben carried me & all the children to Cedar Forest. I fished some. Caught three fish. Ben went to Mrs Powers. We come by Thomsons Store. We bought a few things some cups & sausers[sic]. Nellie & Ella peeled some peaches & Nellie caned[sic] them and some tomatoes. Josie went up stairs and staid with her mother some today. Mrs Car has bin in bed two day[s]. Mollie Reynols come to see the sick.

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Sunday, August  6, 1922

Sunday, August 6, 1922

A good day. We all staid at home. I got dinner. The cows got in the corn. Ben & Henry got them out. Posie & Julia come to see Josie. they had Mildred & Charlott with them. The Reynols got home from their trip to Baltimore late yesterday. I am glad they are at home. Acie Anderson brought Fannie & Edith Power to see Josie this evening. We had colde supper tonight. Mrs Car washed the dishes then Jim & Marvin come. I had enough for them.

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Wednesday, August 23, 1922

Wednesday, August 23, 1922

A good day. Ben & Jim & Henry helped Norman Booker finish cutting tobacco today. Jim is fineing his tobacco to night. Queen Callans washed for us today. Josie has bin feeling bad all day. Mollie REwnols come today. Johnson brought her & come after her. I ironed some today. The children has gone to bed & sleep. I am about asleep. Jim has some fine water mellons. I have not felt well today. Hav not eat vegetables or fruit all day. Do hope I may be well by morning.

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Thursday, August 24, 1922

Thursday, August 24, 1922

A good morning rain tonight. Ben moved two cureings of tobacco. Jim is fineing his. Queen Callans ironed here today. Ellen Lewes & Lilly washed here today. Kate Harvey come this evening. She brought Josie some sanwitches[sic]. Josie has bin feeling bad all day. Kate carried some goods to make Franklin some [...ants]. I have not felt well today. I kept up but it was all that I could do. I gathered some snap for dinner tomorrow.

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Tuesday, September  5, 1922

Tuesday, September 5, 1922

A good day. Mrs Emerson went from here by the time she could see to travel. I hope she got home OK. Jim and the children picked up some apples this evening.

Ben carried Mrs Car to Jim Powers this evening. I went as far as Cedar Forest. I fished some. Did not catch any thing any [.....?]. I walked most all the way from Cedar Forest to Mr Powers before I met Ben. We got home in good time. Nellie milked with Edna's help. I got supper. Mabel is sick to night. Hope she will be well by morning.

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Wednesday, September 13, 1922

Wednesday, September 13, 1922

A beautiful day. The men cut corn. The children went to school. School commened at Renan to day. Nellie & Edna done the milking. Daisy and I done the cooking. Mabel staid with Mrs Car most of the morning. John Hutchersons children come this evening and got twe kittens. I hope they can rais them. [Ella?] Mayhew come a little while and played with the children. Josie was very sick today. Ben went to Mrs Hendricks and got her some ice. He went quick.

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Friday, September 22, 1922

Friday, September 22, 1922

A good day. Ben disked. He had Mr Edmons disk. Jim come home this evening. I got dinner. Daisy col girl washed some this morning. Mr Rufus Car & family come to see Josie today. Kate Harvey & Julia Fergerson come this evening. Heard to day that John & Edwin started to Washington today. Miss Janie Gravely & her friend come in a few minutes this evening. Fanny Power went with them home. They expect company there tonight. Heard tonight that Ray Booker is sick. He has diphtheria. I hope he may soon be well.

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Saturday, September 23, 1922

Saturday, September 23, 1922

A good day. Ben worked on his wheat land. Jim stripped tobacco. Fanny went home. I am sorry for we will miss her so much. She was so good to wait on Josie. Ray Booker is very sick. I went up there this evening to see him. Dr Owen & Dr Shelton are there tonight. I do hope that he may get well. Ben & Henry went hunting to night. Jim went to Mr Bookers. Josie went in the Parlor this evening. Fanny helped her to go in and come out.

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Wednesday, October  4, 1922

Wednesday, October 4, 1922

A good day. We need rain very bad. Jim & Ben got up Kates pea hay this evening. I am so glad that it is up. I got dinner. Bettie a col girl ironed. Ben carried Ella Hubbard to Mr Towers this morning. Mollie Rey[nolds?] was here this evening. Josie has suffered most of the day. Jim plowed up the potatoes this morning. They are to pick up now. William sent the buggy home this evening by his children. Mabel has a colde. Edna is getting her lesson 8 oclock.

Heard today that Effie has a little girl Born Sep the 30th Josie Gunn.

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Saturday, October  7, 1922

Saturday, October 7, 1922

A rainy morning. The rain was badly needed. Jim & Ben & Henry stripped tobacco all day finished Jim's cureing and loaded it on the waggon. Mr Booker & Jim put their tobacco on Mr Bookers waggon. Ben & Jim has gone to Renan & Dr Owens for medicine. I went to see Mrs Hutcherson this evening. She is very sick but feeling some better. Denia was there. Ada & Denia was sheling peas. Miss Ada brought me home on Mrs Hutcherson's car. I was glad to get home so easy. Mabel has had a good time today.

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Tuesday, October 10, 1922

Tuesday, October 10, 1922

A rainy morning clear to night. Jim & Ben stripped tobacco today. Rob Hubbard is here tonight. He has come for a cow. Bettie the col girl is sick tonight. Josie has bin feeling some better today. Rufus & Mamie come to see Josie this evening. Mr Kent come a few minutes this evening. Rob brought tomatoes & Rufus brought celery. Mamie brought potatoe salid. I had a letter from Carrie today. I am always glad to hear from them. Bruce [Rey] was married Oct 7th 1922.

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Wednesday, November 15, 1922

Wednesday, November 15, 1922

A cloudy morning rain this evening. Jim & Ben shucked corn all the morning. This evening they could not do much of any thing. I finished hulling walnuts.

Hattie finished getting out peas and we divided them. Launa Davis (col) come here for some [...?] for her sick son. I got dinner. Nellie sowed. Fannie ironed some this morning. Henry come by Mr Booker and got some apples. Ben & Jim went to Renan to night. They will have a mudy walke. The wind is bowing to night.

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Monday, November 20, 1922

Monday, November 20, 1922

A good day colde tonight. Ben helped dig a grave for Mr Tom Wooding. Jim went this evening and helped to burie him. Norman Booker carried Miss Fanny Power and I. He brought me home. Fanny & Jamie come with some one else. Mr Fletcher Car and Mrs Car are here tonight.

Nellie & I got dinner. Nellie & Mrs Lelia Carr washed dishes. Henry went to Johnson Reynols and got some beef this evening. I am glad to have some thing to cook. Hattie washed here to day.

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Saturday, November 25, 1922

Saturday, November 25, 1922

A colde windy day. Jim & Ben hauled wood this morning and sawed wood all evening. Mr & Mrs. Carr left home this morning for Long Island and then they would start for Home at Jewel Ridge Va. I certainly did enjoy their stay here. Mollie and Robert Reynols come a few minutes this morning. Robert is looking well. I was glad that they come Hattie Gilbent washed a little here this morning. Tonight is very colde. The coldest of this fall. Oh how I do dread the winter but it will soon be well over.

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Sunday, November 26, 1922

Sunday, November 26, 1922

A clear colde day. We all eat dinner at home today. Henry went to Sunday School this morning. Nellie baked a cake this morning. I fried beef steak. Fannie stewed oisters and I thought we had a nice dinnner.

Lee & Grace Brumfield come to Mr Norman Bookers this evening. Grace & Ruth come to see Josie this evening. Grace brought Josie some beautiful flowers. Josie has felt mighty bad all day today.

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Monday, November 27, 1922

Monday, November 27, 1922

This morning it was snowing. The first snow of this winter. It has bin cloudy all day. Jim & Ben put some tobacco in the pit & helped Norman Booker get some down on the ground tier. This evening Ben carried Fannie home. I hope she wont stay long at home. Josie & her Grandma need her so bad. Ben heard from the turkeys. They solde well. Edna come home with the head ache & sore throat. I hope she will not be sick. Mabel cut off the dolles hair today.

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Tuesday, November 28, 1922

Tuesday, November 28, 1922

A colde day for Nov. Ben & Jim worked on tobacco some today. It was two dry so they could not do much with it. Hattie washed here today. I got dinner Nellie sewed some. Josie has felt very bad today. The children went to school. Ben went to Renan for stove pipe. Could not get it. Jim had a letter from John today. Nellie heard from Evylin to day. I killed & dressed a turkey. Want to cook it for Thanksgiving.

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Friday, December  8, 1922

Friday, December 8, 1922

A good day. Ben & Jim worked on the tobacco most of the day. This evening Ben went to the island to meet Mrs Car. She had come from [Lynchburg?]. Mabel and I went with him. We staid at Peaks store while Ben went to Mr Cars for Mrs Car. I went to see Mrs Hutcherson this evening. She is very sick. She had a lot of company. Mr Walter Car sent Josie a big fish by mail this evening. She eat some of it for supper.

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Sunday, December 10, 1922

Sunday, December 10, 1922

A cloudy day. Very colde tonight. We was all at home at dinner. Henry went to Sunday School. This evening I went to Reynols. I started walking. Jo Edmons overtook me at the bridge and ask me to ride. He carried me to the sand clay road. I walked the rest of the way. Johnson brought me home. I had a good visit. Posie & Kate was there. Nellie & I got dinner. I cooked a chicken. Nellie baked a cake. It was fine. [Ren?] & Ethel Worsham come to see us. I am sorrie not to have seen them. Hope they will come a gain soon. Good night.

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Monday, December 11, 1922

Monday, December 11, 1922

A colde cloudy day. Jim & Ben and Mr Booker and Claud Edmons & a darkey killed our hogs & Mr Bookers. Ellen Lewis & Hattie Gilbert helped. Ellen helped Mrs Booker. We got on fine. Did not try to work on the meat tonight. Nellie got dinner. She cooked birds and a rabbit. We had pork for supper. I got a letter from Carrie today. I am always so glad to hear from them. Wish I could go up there once more. Mrs Car gave me a peice of goods to make me a dress. I think it is pretty. That is a Xmas gift. Wish it was made.

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Thursday, December 14, 1922

Thursday, December 14, 1922

A very bad day colde and raining. Jim went to Gretna with [Thellbert?] Edmons. He solde his tobacco and got home before night. Ben helped Mr Edmons kill his hogs today. Nellie got dinner & churned. I cleaned the hogs heads & feet. I am very glad that is done. Mrs Car sewed on her dress to day. Josie has bin quiet today. The children went to school. They are talking tonight so that you cant hear no one but them.

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Saturday, December 16, 1922

Saturday, December 16, 1922

A cloudy bad day. No rain to hinder work. Ben & Jim sawed wood for Mr Booker. They eat dinner there. Ben said he did enjoy the beans. I cooked some big sweet potatoes. Boiled hogs feet. The children got in some wood. Henry went to the store & got a can of oil. Heard today that Mrs Hurcherson is very sick. Also heard that Mrs Compton & Mr Compton are sick. I hope they all may be better soon. Ben & Jim hunted just at night. Ben killed one rabbit.

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Tuesday, December 19, 1922

Tuesday, December 19, 1922

A clear colde day. Snowed a little last night. Jim has bin a round home most of the day. He put the pea hulls in sacks this morning. Ben & Fanny Power went to Gretna this morning and to Dunvill on the train. I got dinner. Nellie made beds & swept the floors. Josie has bin quiet most of the day. Mrs Car has stayed by her most of the day. Hattie Gilbert washed here today. The clothes did not get dry.

Ben & Fanny has come home. The children is so glad.

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Wednesday, December 20, 1922

Wednesday, December 20, 1922

A cloudy dreary day but no falling weather. Jim stayed a round home most of the day. Ben moved in a hand. John Ward. He was until dark getting home. Then he carried Fanny Power and the children to the school house to a play. Nellie baked two cakes & Fanny one and made some pies. Fanny ironed some/ The cloths was not dry eneough to iron good. I mended Edna's coat this morning & churned and fixed up the butter this evening. Josie has suffered bad today. I had a letter from Carrie today. It is very colde tonight too.

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Thursday, December 21, 1922

Thursday, December 21, 1922

A colde clear day. A little rain last night and a sleet this morning. Ben went to Gretna. He carried a barrel of things for Jim to ship to Evylin at Charlottesville. Nellie started to see Evylin this morning. Ben carried Fanny home this evening. We will miss them very much. Heard tonight that Mrs Hutcherson is very sick. Ernest Craddock & family moved to this neighbor hood today. I hope they will never regret it. Jim went to Gretna with Ben this evening. He put up the fence a round the hog lot.

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Thursday, December 28, 1922

Thursday, December 28, 1922

A rainy bad day most of the day. The wind is blowing tonight. Were all at home at dinner except Jim. I got dinner & churned. Milked morning and evening. Henry went to Mount Amy this morning. Mrs. Booker and Ethel Wooding and Elsie East come to see Josie a few minutes today. Josie has bin feeling bad today. I have seen people moveing today. They had six one horse wagons. The most I had seen in a long time. Dont know who they were that was moveing. They had a bad time for it.

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Friday, December 29, 1922

Friday, December 29, 1922

A good day. Jim hunted some today. Ben made some steps to the house in the wood. This evening he carried John (the col man) and his family to Cedar Forest. He got in the mud as he come home and had to prize the car out. Ella Hubbard come this morning and Kate [?] and Lizzie and Lonnie and Alma Bennett. I was glad to see all of them. We heard today that Cabbel Mattox was killed near Ray. A tractor turned over on him. Josie is feeling bad tonight. Oh I am so sorry for her and can't help her in any way.

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Saturday, December 30, 1922

Saturday, December 30, 1922

A good day. I got breakfast. Fried birds and made chicken hash. Ella Hubbard and Lizzie Bennett was here. Lizzie went home before dinner. Lonnie come for her. Isla Blair come and brought Josie a box of good things to eat. It was very nice. Ella went home right after dinner. George Hutcherson come for her. Ben went to see Ken Adkins, he has been very sick but is better now. Henry went to Mr [Milans?] this morning and a boy came home with him that goes to school at Chatham come home with the [Milan?] boy and Floid R.

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