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Tuesday, January 14, 1919

Tuesday, January 14, 1919

A good day Ben & Jim worked on Owens house. Mr. Owen hauled some wood this morning and went to the mill this evening. Josie washed. I got dinner. I went to Marvins this evening. Kate Harvey was there.

George and Denia Blair come tonight and staid til bed time. Some Agents and George Hutcherson come tonight. They would like to sell Ben a truck. He does not talk much like buying.

11 oclock

Last edit over 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday, September 11, 1919

Thursday, September 11, 1919

A little cloudy but no rain to do any good.

Ben carried Virginia Harvey to Gretna on her way to school. Jim tied tobacco all day. Mr Owen is working on tobacco two. Jack Harvey painted most all day. Ben & Henry helped some this evening.

Two life insurance agents come here to day.

Josie got most of the dinner. I baked a peach pie this evening. I made some apple jellie. Went to the orchard and got a basket of apples.

Went to Marvins a few minutes. Come home and dressed a chicken and milked the cows.

The men folks has gone a opossome hunting to night.

Jack Harvey went from here tonight.

9:30 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield


Thursday September 29, 1921

Thursday September 29, 1921

A good day. Jim plowed and Ben went to the saw mill twice. Carried two logs & brought back lumber.

Josie washed a big washing. Kate Harvey come and spent the day. I was glad to see her. A picture agent come here to day. Agents is plentyful now.

I walked with Kate as far as Marvins. Marvin was stripping tobacco.

Tonight Edna broke a chamber vessel and let Mabel fall off the bed then had a good cry and went to sleep.

Jim and Ben helped Marvin tie tobacco tonight. I carried Carries quilt home this evening.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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