Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1918

Sunday, April  7, 1918

Sunday, April 7, 1918

A good day.

Ben and family staid at home to day. Mrs Carr is here with them. She had the head ache all day. I went with Posie and Nannie Kate to see Alice and Jim Thompson to day. I think they are so well fixed for new beginners. That has bin a grand old place and is good yet.

Hazel Smith is broke out with something the Dr says he thinks it is scarlet fever. Henry is not well to night. Hope they both will be well soon.

9 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday, April 21, 1918

Sunday, April 21, 1918

A very rainy morning creeks all out of the banks. None of the children did not go to Sunday School. Irvin Harvey got Prince to take Miss Mayhan home.

Posie and Nannie Reynolds went to Mrs Yeatts to day. Clack Hubbard is here again to night.

10 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday, April 27, 1918

Saturday, April 27, 1918

A good day most of the day.

Ben worked on his car some this morning. One of the cows was sick. Marvin and Posie and Lee Brumfield all helped him a bout her. Posie Reynolds eat dinner here for the first time in a long time.

This evening Rena and Audry and Fessy(?) Mayhew and Virginia Harvey and Delma Owen all come all for eggs to set.

I did not have but one setting. Virginia got them.

To night Ben and Marvin has gone to Strait Stone to the lodge.

8 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday, June 27, 1918

Thursday, June 27, 1918

A good day. Ben went to Strait Stone and Cedar Forest hunting peas to sow. He got some from Lee B. Josie washed a big washing this morning. I got dinner. This evening I went to Posey Reynolds to see the new baby.

There was a house full of company there.

Did not see Mollie Reynolds she was gone to Jim Thompsons.

We bough war stamps from Irvin Lewis to day. Tom Starkey come by here on his car and brough me home from Johnson's barn.

Paul has gone to the school house a gain to night.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday, July  3, 1918

Wednesday, July 3, 1918

A good day. Ben and Paul plowed tobacco this morning. Ben plowed the sweet potatoes. This evening Ben mowed. Josie got dinner. I churned and worked some in the garden. Josie tried to find some black berries found enough for supper with cream.

Heard today that Posies baby is sick hope she may get well.

Mr Owen has bin sick to day. Hope he may be able to work by in the morning.

10 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday, July  5, 1918

Friday, July 5, 1918

A good day. Ben stacked his oats to day and finished plowing corn for him self and Owen. Plowed some in the garden. Josie ironed and got dinner most all of it. I got a new dress. Alma Bennett sent it this evening by mail.

I went to Carries a while and then to Posie Reynolds. I carried Mrs Rice a bonnett that Alma Bennett made the bonnett. Carrie Smith furnished the material and gave it to Mrs Rice. Posie and his mother was gone to Chatham.

I had a letter from Ola (Bennett) Jefferson .

We are having some rain to night and need it two.

11 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday, September  1, 1918

Sunday, September 1, 1918

A beautiful day. The men folks staid at the barns most of the day.

Paul carried his mother home this morning. Josie staid at home and got dinner then went to Reynolds. Marvin carried Josie and Edna and Franklin Carrie and four of their children. I spent the day there. Posie and Nannie and baby was there. Julia and baby. We had a pleasant day. They had plenty of water mellons. Ben will have to stay at the barns to night.

8 35 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday, October 19, 1918

Saturday, October 19, 1918

A good day cool and windy. Ben went to Chatham this morning. Come home and hauled a load of wood.

Mr Owen went to the mill at White Falls did not get his grinding.

Posie Johnson has bin sick heard this evening that Posie Reynolds is sick.

Paul Josie and I stripped tobacco most of the day.

I finished digging the sweet potatoes and Paul hauled them home on the wheel barrow. Chesley Edmons come by here this evening to tell us good by he has got to go to training camp Monday.

9 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1919

Thursday, February 27, 1919

Thursday, February 27, 1919

A good day. Jim & Owen cut wood this morning. Hauled some hay this evening. Ben is in Richmond I guess. Hope he may have a good time. Josie is still bad off with colde.

Jim went to the store to night.

Posie Reynolds brought Nellie from Chatham this evening. She got here just after dark.

Odie Kellie come today and got a box to send some chickens to market.

I finished knitting Ella Hubards cap to night.

Jim has just come home.

11 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday, March 11, 1919

Tuesday, March 11, 1919

A cool windy day the men folks put on the canvas for their plant beds this morning and cut & mauled this evening.

Kate Harvey come a few minutes to day. She eat dinner with us. She brought me some homony. I went with her part the way home. I carried Edna & Franklin to Marvins and Carrie looked after them while I went to Posie Reynolds and got some turnip salit.

We heard to day that Tom Lumpkins and Tom Johnson was dead, one of them at Danville and one at New Port News. Johnson Reynolds went to Danville to be at Lumpkins burial.

Jim got a letter from Nellie telling him that Mr Walker is very sick.

Jim & Ben walked over to the store at Renan to night. Mr Lewis was not there so they come home soon and went to bed.

10 oclock

I finished pickin the 1919 crop of cotton to night.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday, April  2, 1919

Wednesday, April 2, 1919

A colde day. There was ice plentiful this morning. Ben cleaned up the branch. Jim plowed until dinner then Mr. Owen plowed until night.

Josie went to Marvins and got salit for dinner. She got dinner. I went to Mr Owens and bathed the little baby this evening. I went to Mollies, and got salit from Posies garden. Mrs Hutcherson was there. She had bin to the store. Dr Owens baby is very sick. I hope she may soon be well. Posie Reynolds come down here this evening and got cickamore bushes to plant. I heard to day a bout Cliftons boy. Jim & Ben has gone to night to Renan to get some cottens[coulters?] to work with tomorrow. Hope they will soon be back.

9 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday, April  9, 1919

Wednesday, April 9, 1919

A good day. Ben & Jim & Owen worked on the branch to day.

Lovel Witcher come here to day.

I went to Mr. Owens this morning.

Effie Brumfield and Hugh and I went to White Falls. We had Lee Brumfields horse and buggy. I was glad to get to go.

Josie got dinner and went to Marvins. Josie went to Posie Reynols's for turnip greens this mornin. We enjoy them so much.

Posie & Nanie intends startin to see Julia Ferguson tomorow.

I got a letter from John to day.

8 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, April 14, 1919

Monday, April 14, 1919

A good day. Mr. Owen hauled a load of guano from the island. Mr Mayhew hauled four loads. Jim plowed.

Josie got a mess of turnip salit from Posie Reynols and got the most of the dinner. Henry went to the store this morning.

This evening Mary Towler & Minty Motley and I went to George Blairs and had a nice time. Denia was not at home. Wren Worsham was at Georges. Him and three children. He brought us most of the way home.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, April 21, 1919

Monday, April 21, 1919

A good day. Lizzie was here this morning. She went to Carries and eat dinner. Ben & family and I went to Creasys fish pond. They drewed the water off. They caugh several nice fish and a lot of turtles.

I came back to Marvins and eat dinner. Josie come up there & the children. They had an egg hunt and had some nice candy. Lizzie and I went to Johnson Reynols. Mollie was not at home. She & Robert and Christenie & Janie Brumfield had gone to Jim Thomsons.

We went to see Nanie a while. Mrs Yeats was at Posies.

Jim Brumfield come home this evening.

Ben & Mr Mayhew went to Gretna this evening and got Bens wire for a fence.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday, May 13, 1919

Tuesday, May 13, 1919

A cloudy day and rain tonight. The men worked on their tobacco land most of the day. Ben went to the meeting of the school board late this evening.

Josie got dinner. This evening I went to Johnsons. Mollie & Christenia was at home. Mrs Yeats went from Posies this evening. Nannies baby is not well.

11 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday, May 25, 1919

Sunday, May 25, 1919

A good day. Jim come home this evening. Ben went to meet him.

Posie & Nannie and Mollie Reynolds come this evening. I was at Marvins. Kate Harvey was there.

Josie staid at home all day.

Reese and Hazel Smith is sick. I do hope that they will soon get well.

Paul Bennett & Earl was at Marvins to day.

9 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday, June 22, 1919

Sunday, June 22, 1919

A good day. Ben & Josie staid at home all day.

We fried chicken for dinner and had berrie pie.

Henry went to Mags this evening. Edna went with Marvin to Sunday School and to Ren Worshams.

I went to see Posies baby. She is not well. The dr was to see her Friday. I do hope she may get well soon.

Jim & Alace Thomson and the children was at Johnsons this evening.

10 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday, November 23, 1919

Sunday, November 23, 1919

Clear this morning. Some rain tonight. Ben & Jim and Josie & the children all staid at home to day.

I went to see Kate Harvey this morning. I had not bin there long before they phoned me that Lizzie Bennett had come. I started home. I met Ben at Posies mail box with the car. Kate walked with me that far and then turned back. She would of come home with me but she was lookin for Dr Wigginton & Pearl.

Lizzie went to George Blairs and I went with her. I staid until 8 oclock. George Blair Junior brought me home. Isla come with me & went back with George. I thank them for their kindness.

8:30 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1921

Friday March 11, 1921

Friday March 11, 1921

A good day. Ben & Jim plowed. Henry & Edna went to school. Josie washed. She got done by 11 oclock. Carrie and the little children come a little while. Mollie Reynolds come a few minutes. Heard to day that Posise got hurt. I do hope that he may get on better than is expected. I am sorry for him and his folks.

Frost this morning.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday March 27, 1921

Sunday March 27, 1921

A good day. Ben & family staid at home. Leslie Roark and Beaula & Elsie East & the children and Gladice & Hugh and Hildna all come a while this evening. We were all glad to see them. Emmet Brumfield come a while. Paul Smith went with him home. Ren Worsham carried a truck load to Gladice to day. I am so glad that he did it. Gave some of them pleasure I know.

Johnson Reynols come for me. Robert was driveing the car. I spent a pleasant day. Posie & family and Reubin was there.

Mollie had a nice dinner. I want to be thankful for all that is done for me.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday June 19, 1921

Sunday June 19, 1921

A good day. Willie and part of the chldren spent the day with us. Mollie and Christenia and Mildred Fergerson, Reubin & Posie & Bruce Reynolds and Alice Thomson & her children and Mrs. Kent all come to see Willie. I was glad to see them all.

I have not seen Carrie to day. Hope I may see her soon.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday September 11, 1921

Sunday September 11, 1921

A good day. We all staid at home until after twelve. Jim fired on his tobacco all day. This evening I went to Johnson Reynols. They had a house full of company. All their people. Posie & family, Clack & family and Jim Thomson & family and I. I think they enjoyed having them. They made ice cream and had cake. Rubin brought me home on Jim Thomsons car.

Ben & family went to see Mag & children. I was glad that they went. I want to go soon to see them all.

We had a good rain last night.

Charles & wife come to see Kate to day.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday October  2, 1921

Sunday October 2, 1921

A good day. We all staid at home until after dinner then I went to Johnson Reynols. They were eating dinner. The preacher, Mr Keef and Mr Hankins, Jim Thomson & family, Posie Reynols and family.

Josie and Ben & the children went to Jim Thomsons then come to Reynols. They brought me home. Jim Brumfield staid home all day. I went by Marvins. They were all up and a bought.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday November  6, 1921

Sunday November 6, 1921

A good day. I went to Reynols and spent the day. Posey & Nancy K [?] was there. Mollie had a good dinner. I enjoyed my visit.

I walked up there. Posie brought me home on Johnsons car. Johnson & Christenia & Charlott all come with me home. Josie got dinner at home. Janie & Emet Brumfield was here late this evening. Ben & family went to Gretna to meet Jim. The train was late so it was dark when they got home. Jim has gone to Marvins to night.

Last edit almost 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday November 13, 1921

Sunday November 13, 1921

A good day. There was ice a plenty this morning. I went to Kate Harveys this morning. Went by Reynols's and come back by there. Jim Brumfield come with Posie from Gretna. Johnson brought us home. Posie & Charlott come with us. I was glad to get to ride but hate to be a trouble. I eat dinner with Kate. Dr Wiggonton & Pearl was there. I was glad to see them. Ben & Josie staid at home. I did not see Carrie to day. The little boys was here a while this evening. I am glad that Jim got home and did not have to walk.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Linda Tucker

1920

Monday, March  8, 1920

Monday, March 8, 1920

A beautiful day but colde. Jim started to Chatham this morning. He went with Posie Reynolds. Ben & Owen cut some wood this morning. He went to the saw mill this evening. Josie got dinner. I washed dishes after dinner. Josie went to Carries this evening a little while. Henry and Edna went to school today. I cut some quilt peices today. Heard that the surveyor was at work on the road way today.

8 oclock

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Linda Tucker

1922

Tuesday, May 23, 1922

Tuesday, May 23, 1922

A good day. Jim + Ben worked on their Tobacco land. Henry + Edna went to School. I got Dinner. Tommie washed dishes after Dinner. Mrs Kent come she brought us some nice cabbage she wanted to swap some eggs. Isla + Cordie Blair come to See us this evening. I was glad they came. Mabel has bin good today for her to be. Fannie made Mabel a Dress to day a pink gingham she is proud of it. After supper to night Mrs Cor + Ella Hubbard + Ron Hubbard come to see Posie. I am glad that they came to see her

Last edit over 6 years ago by Lydia B
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 almost 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Sunday, September  3, 1922

Sunday, September 3, 1922

A good day. Jim has staid at the barn all day. Ben has tried to start the [engine?]. Posie & [Clack?] come and helped him this evening but they could not get it to work Mrs Kellie & Lottie Kellie come here this evening. Mrs Booker come. Nellie & Carrie & Marvin & children come. I was glad to see them. A coloured girl & I got the dinner. Mrs Power & Lawson went home this evening.

Ben cut Edna's hair this evening. He certainly did hate to do it. Edna helped me milk to night.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
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