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1918

Tuesday, April 23, 1918

Tuesday, April 23, 1918

A clear day. A cloud to night and some rain.

Ben and Owen split up the olde barn logs and moved the fence. Josie washed. I got dinner and picked beans.

George Blair come over here for some vinegar.

Beatrice Owen come for some eggs for Mrs Dews. I went to Carries a while this evening.

10 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday, June 18, 1918

Tuesday, June 18, 1918

A good day. Ben planted some beans this morning then they plowed corn for Mr Owen. Josie got dinner. Mrs Owen gave us some scraple so she knowed what to cook. I washed a few things this morning. Henry and Edna helped wash some guano sacks.

I finished getting up the onions this evening. Henry and I thinned the corn on the branch. Beatrice Owen brought a dress for Josie to make this week.

Paul Bennett has gone to the school house to night.

10 o clock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday, June 20, 1918

Thursday, June 20, 1918

A good day. Ben and Owen finished getting up wheat and rye this morning. Ben and Marvin went to Hubbards this evening. Josie finished Beatrice Owens dress this evening. I got the dinner.

This evening Grace Brumfield and I went to the river fishing. Caught eels.

Got home at dark. Josie had milked and got supper. I was glad. I was tired. I got a letter from Mary Brumfield. I am glad to hear from them.

10 oclock

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Monday, October  7, 1918

Monday, October 7, 1918

A good day. The men folks cut corn this morning. Ben mowed peas this evening. The rest of them cut corn all day. Little Henry and the Owen boys worked at it all day. Josie sewed some this morning. This evening we picked peas. Mrs Owen and Beatrice picked all the evening. Mrs Dawson come after some apples and got them.

Carrie cooked the first meal on her new range this morning. Tobacco was so dry that we could not strip this morning. We had turnip salit for dinner and cornbread.

10 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, October 14, 1918

Monday, October 14, 1918

A good day. Ben and Owen hauled pea hay this morning and plowed this evening. Paul and Josie and I stripped tobacco all day. Little Henry and Beatrice Owen tied this evening. Mr Dews come and got some apples and brough us some corn.

Ben went to Strait Stone and carried 4 chickens and 2 doz eggs. Bough soap and oil.

To night Ben and Paul and Owen are at the barn putting tobacco in the pit.

9 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1919

Friday, April 18, 1919

Friday, April 18, 1919

A cool day. Ben sawed wood for Marvin this morning and shucked corn this evening. Marvin & William helped them. They finished getting up the corn & hauled the stalks and cut them up then cut down the cickamore tree. Jim bought some meal from John Hutcherson and a peice of meat from George Hutcherson.

Josie got dinner & starched the clothes.

This evening Cordie and Nettie Blair and Ada Hutcherson come and Beatriss Owen and several children. Three of Willie Mayhews & Gladis Owen. I went to Marvins a little while this evening. Carrie was makeing Eva a dress. Marvin went to Renan this evening.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, May 26, 1919

Monday, May 26, 1919

A good day. The men folks planted tobacco all day. I drawed plants all the time that I could. Mrs. Owen drawed this evening.

Beatriss Owen went to Long Island to meet her cousin. She did not come.

Josie got dinner and churned. She picked straw berries for dinner.

Two of Carries children are sick. I am so sorry. Hope they may be well soon.

Paul Bennett commenced to work at Marvins to day. I do hope that they may make a good crop.

Cordie & Nettie Blair come here this evening. I did not see them.

9 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday, June  1, 1919

Sunday, June 1, 1919

A good day & very warm.

Jim staid at home and gathered some cherries and straw berries. Josie and Edna & Franklin did not go to Strait Stone.

Ben & I and Henry went. Beatalis Owen wen on the car with us.

They had a big crowd and a plenty to eat. Nellie & Evylin came down. Sunday got to Straight Stone in time for dinner. They came back by here.

Nellie staid and Evylin and Edna went back to Chatham.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday, June 28, 1919

Saturday, June 28, 1919

A good day. A cool east wind all day. Ben & Owen choped a little in the tobacco. The land two wet to work.

Josie got dinner. I did not do much of any thing.

This evening Ben & the children and I and Beatriss Owen went to Strait Stone to a lawn party. They solde ice cream. I enjoyed it all. Mrs. Car was there. They had a big crowd. Could of solde as much more cream if they had it.

Marvin and his crowd was there. We got home about sundown. Josie got supper. I milked.

Irvin Harvey rode Bens colte to Strait Stone.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, September  1, 1919

Monday, September 1, 1919

A good day. Ben & Owen moved tobacco all the morning. This evening they pulled leaves in Bens tobacco. Tonight they will stay with Owens tobacco. Jim has bin at the barns all day.

Josie sewed some this morning. This evening she went to Marvins. Today is Paul Smiths birthday. He is seven years olde.

This evening I went to George Blairs. Isla & Cordie was at home. Denia was at Ren Worshams. Beatris & Gladis Owen was there. The girls gave us some peaches & mellons. They were as nice to us as they could be.

Marvin was stripping tobacco but it dried out so he quit. Ben & Marvin has gone to Strait Stone to night.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday, September 18, 1919

Thursday, September 18, 1919

A good day. Ben & Jim and Owen put tobacco in the pit this morning. This evening they covered the hog pen. Henry went to Renan this morning and to Charley Hutcherson this evening. He paid for some meal that I bought and carried the sack home.

Josie and I got the dinner. Josie made Edna a pink dress. She is very glad of it.

Beatrice Owen come this evening. Paul & Roy and Rees was here a little while to day. Mrs. Owen put in a quilt to day. She had Mrs Dews quilting frames. I cant find two of mine.

9:30 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, October 13, 1919

Monday, October 13, 1919

Cloudy most of the day. Rain tonight. The men folks worked on tobacco all day. I worked a round from one thing to another.

Late this evening I went to see Carrie. She was some better of her rheumatism. I hope she may soon be well.

Beatris Owen come in a few minutes to see the little baby.

Henry & Edna went to school to day. Franklin staid at home all day.

Marvin solde his cow today to Mr John Smith.

The boys went to tie tobacco tonight and have not come home yet.

8:30 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday, November 19, 1919

Wednesday, November 19, 1919

A clear cool day. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco. It was so dry they could not do much at it.

I got dinner. Josie made a box for Beatrice Owen.

Ben and Josie went to Renan a few minutes at twelve. Miss Willie Wooding come a while this evening.

Josie has had the tooth ache all the evening.

Ben & Jim went to the barn to night to tie some tobacco & have not come to the house yet.

9 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1920

Saturday, June 12, 1920

Saturday, June 12, 1920

A good day. Jim & Ben and Henry worked tobacco and planted potato slips. Ben has gone to Strait Stone tonight to the Lodge. Josie ironed all the morning. Bathed and dressed the children. I got breakfast and milked the cows fed the chickens then I went to Mr Mayhews and Mr Edmons s for potatoe slips. Got a few at both places. Beatrice and Dewie come down here this evening. They said that the baby was sick.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
Monday, December 20, 1920

Monday, December 20, 1920

A very good day. Ben & Jim shucked corn and hauled feed all day. I got dinner & ironed a little and churned. Fixed up the butter. Josie went to Carries. They made Franklin a suit I think is beautiful for them to make. Ben carried Josie and went after her. Henry went to school. He got his wheel a gain. Mr Field did not teach to day. The patrons met to night to decide a bout his teaching after xmas. Beatris Owen was here a while this evening. The baby done fine for her while Josie was gone.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Linda Tucker
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