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1918

Sunday, January  6, 1918

Sunday, January 6, 1918

A cloudy day rained some and sleeted. The ground is still covered with snow. Virginia staid all night here last night. This morning Jack and Irvin come a little while. Virginia went with them home.

I went to Marvins and Kate. Irvin come there. We all eat dinner there. Ben and Josie and the children staid at home all day. Carrie had custard at dinner and Josie had ice cream. We had some tonight at supper. I did enjoy it. Kate brought me a ball of yarn. I want to knit a pair of wristlets for Charles Harvey as soon as I get the kneedles to knit on.

8 30 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday, November 12, 1918

Tuesday, November 12, 1918

A good day. Ben and Owen worked on Owens house.

The children went to school except Franklin. He is not well. I hope that he may get well soon.

Kate Harvey come down here to day and eat dinner with us. While she was here we heard that Chesley Edmons was dead. We all are so sorry for them all. The papers tell that peace has bin declared. I do hope that it is true.

Kate got a letter from both of her boys that is in France. Jack is in the hospital hope that he may be well soon. Tonight Ben and Marvin has gone to Level Run guess they will be back soon.

10 oclock

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1919

Sunday, July 20, 1919

Sunday, July 20, 1919

A rainy morning. Has not rained so much to day. We all staid at home until after dinner.

Ben went to Mayhews. Jim went to Marvins. George Blair come this evening. I was so sorry that the boys was not at home.

Josie got dinner. She cooked corn & butter beans and made a pudding. We all enjoyed our dinner.

10 oclock

Heard tonight that Jack Harvey & Bob Booker got home this evening.

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

Monday, July 21, 1919

Rain a gain to day. The boys toped some tobacco this morning.

Josie washed some this morning and went to Carries this evening.

I went to see Mag this evening. They were all well. Doris & Fannie had gone to Mrs Kellies. I come by Kates to see Jack but did not see him. Irvin & Jack had gone to Lee Brumfields for some aples.

I started to walk up there. I went by Marvins. Reese wanted to take me and they let him. I am mighty glad that they did as it rained so hard that I could of hardly got home. Cordie & Nettie was at the store.

10 oclock

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Tuesday, July 22, 1919

Tuesday, July 22, 1919

Rain a gain to day. Old as I am I don't think I ever saw such a time. Jim & Marvin an Paul Bennett all started to Chatham this morning. We have not heard a word from them yet. Carrie & the children staid here all day and they are here tonight. Jack Harvey come to see us today. He is lookin well. Heard to day that Mrs Hutcherson had come home. Hope she may get well.

I had a letter from John to day.

Alma Bennett made me a bonnet to day.

10 oclock

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Friday, July 25, 1919

Friday, July 25, 1919

A good day. Ben helped the Edmons build a barn. Jim and Marvin come from Chatham to day. They had bin on a jurie.

Josie cooked a big pot of snaps. She ironed most of the day and is sick to night.

Ben carried Henry & I to White Falls. I caught several small fish. Jack Harvey come & got the team & waggon and went to the mill for his mother and hauled some wood. Alma is at Marvins to night.

10 oclock

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Saturday, August 16, 1919

Saturday, August 16, 1919

A good morning. Rain tonight. Jim and Ben & Henry suckered tobacco all day except what time they worked over the sick horse. We hope he is some better tonight.

Josie and I have bin very busy all day. Josie made preserves & jellie of the damsons that she got from Powers. We made a pie of part of the peaches that she got yesterday and caned the rest of them.

Jack Harvey come over here a while to day. While he was here Miss Alice Wooding and Miss Annie Carter come a few minutes. We cut a fine water mellon while they were here. Julia Fergerson went back to Portsmouth. Julia did not come to see us while she was at home. Marvin and Carrie went to the baptizing this morning.

9 oclock

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Friday, August 22, 1919

Friday, August 22, 1919

A good day. Ben & Mr Owen cut tobacco all day. Jim staid at the barn. Jim & Ben and Henry went to the barn tonight to stay all night.

Nellie made some jellie this morning. Josie got dinner.

Evylin come from Kate Harveys this morning. Jack was here this evening. wanted a horse. Could not get one as they were at work.

Two pedlars came by here this evening.

Josie & Nellie went to Marvins this evening.

Carries baby is not well. Edna & Franklin has bad colds. Hope they will be well soon.

10: oclock

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Tuesday, September  2, 1919

Tuesday, September 2, 1919

A good day. Jim staid at the barns to day. Ben & Owen and Marvin and Paul Bennett and William Gilbert (col) all worked on Bens tobacco pulling and hangin leaves. I handed leaves all day.

Josie got dinner & churned. Put out some apples to dry. The school teachers want to know what to depend on and worrie Ben lots.

Jack Harvey come this evening and got Jake and the buggy. I hope he will take care of them.

Jim Emerson passed here to day with ladies on the car.

We had peas for dinner today. They come from George Blairs.

9 oclock

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Wednesday, September  3, 1919

Wednesday, September 3, 1919

A good day. Ben finished tieing leaves to day. Josie handed some this morning then got dinner.

Jack Harvey brought the horse and buggy home this morning and staid and handed leaves until they finished tieing. He eat dinner with Ben.

Marvin carried Grace & Beulah Brumfield and I to Jessie Worshams pond. We fished. I caughed one nice fish. We c[om?]

9:25 oclock

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Friday, September  5, 1919

Friday, September 5, 1919

A good day. Jim is at on [sic] the tobacco. Henry went to drive the horses up this morning and Pomp kicked him. Did not hurt him very bad. We are all so glad it is no worse.

Ben went to Cedar Forest this morning a bout the school work. Mrs Car come with him home. I am glad that she came to see Josie.

This evening Henry & Reese and I went to White Falls and I fished. The children played. Jim cut some corn this evening.

Carrie & the children come down here a while this evening. Jack Harvey eat supper here tonight and will stay at the barn tonight.

10: oclock

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Monday, September  8, 1919

Monday, September 8, 1919

A good day. Ben went to meet Jim at Gretna this evening. All the children went with him.

To night Clifton and Jane and Bruce & Molie Reynols was here to supper. I was glad to have them. Jack Harvey commenced to paint the house top. Quit and went to Mr Moses. He had Bens horse and buggy.

Josie got dinner. She made a cake. I killed two chickens for supper. I washed two pair of blankets this morning.

Heard to night that my brother went to Chatham Saturday and had some teeth taken out. I do hope he may get well a gain.

Heard tonight that Hughs Walker died this morning. I knew him when we were young.

11 oclock

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Tuesday, September  9, 1919

Tuesday, September 9, 1919

A good day. Ben & Jim and Jack Harvey moved some tobacco this morning. Franklin fell out of the waggon in the wheel and got hurt right bad. This evening Jim went to White Falls to the mill.

Ben & Jack finished painting the roof of the house.

Josie washed a good washing for her to do.

Carrie and all the children but Reese come down here. I killed & dressed a chicken and dug some potatoes and went to the orchard and got a basket of apples.

I am counting on going fishing in the morning.

9 oclock

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Wednesday, September 10, 1919

Wednesday, September 10, 1919

A good day and very warm. Ben & Jack painted the stable & buggy house tops. Jim went to the mill.

Josie got dinner & ironed. I went with Mr Willie Mayhew & wife to Long Island. We all fished some. We did not catch any thing. I am so thankful that they would be troubled with me. I eat dinner with them. The whole trip did not cost me a penny.

Marvin went to Jim Eades and got seed wheat. He brought some for Ben. Marvin went to Long Island and got a bed stead this evening.

10 oclock

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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

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Tuesday, November  4, 1919

Tuesday, November 4, 1919

A good day. Did not see Alma today. Effie had company to day, a Mrs Lavender. She had a nice dinner. Served it in three courses. William had a head ache last night and was sick this morning. Could not go to school. He was better this evening. William, Cordie, and I went to Windensburg [?] Pond. We saw the prettiest flowers over there. Great beds of cannas in bloom. We walked over there and come back on the street car.

Will & Jack Harvey are talking a bout their dr books. It is dry stuff to me.

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Sunday, November  9, 1919

Sunday, November 9, 1919

A good day. We are at Wills yet. Guess they wonde what happened that we did not come home.

Wills children had company this evening. Miss Wood & Miss Thomas, Mr Haynes, Will and Julia Brumfield and Emily & I went walkin this evening. It was so dark that I could not see much. Cordie & Thelma went to see Alma Bennett tonight. Willie Brumfield & Jack Harvey left tonight, one for Bluefield & one for Ashland, N C to a doctors meeting. Effie is washing dishes now.

8:30 oclock

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Tuesday, November 11, 1919

Tuesday, November 11, 1919

A rainy day. We are still at Richmond. They expected to have a parade here to day but it rained so they did not have it. There is all sorts of side showes and merry go rounds in the city. We that is Effie Brumfield and all of her children, Cordie Blair & I went to the city.

We went to see Alma Bennett. She is in the best of spirits. They have taken off the cast that they had on her leg. She has a room mate that has a baby. Alma says that she likes her fine. Willie & Jack are away yet.

8 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday, December 26, 1919

Friday, December 26, 1919

A good day. Ben hunted some this morning. Kate Harvey come a while today.

I went to Marvins and eat dinner. Mr Padget & Dr Smith and Mrs Smith was there. Carrie had a nice dinner. Had a turkey and ham & cakes of different sorts cranberrie sauce and custard.

Thelma & Mary Brumfield and Jack Harvey come from Richmond to day.

Ben went to Long Island for them. Mr Owen had a dance tonight. Had one at George Hutchersons tonight.

Ben & Jack and Josie and Thelma & Mary and Henry went up there and staid a while. Thelm & Mary brought me a book for 1920. Also a founing pen & some candy. I am glad of them.

11 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday, December 28, 1919

Sunday, December 28, 1919

A good day. Ben & family and Thelma & Mary went to Jim Powers and spent the day. Mrs Car gave them several new presents.

I staid at home all day. Swept the floors, fed the pigs, milked the cows, got in wood, fixed a little custard, and eat by myself.

I guess I would of went to some of their homes but thought I might be in the way. They might be going some where and I would be a bother. Be sides I did not feel like walkin far.

Miss Janie Gravely & Mr Aubra Hendricks come here tonight to see Thelma & Mary. They were gone to Lee Brumfields. Jack Harvey come after them.

8 oclock

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1921

Wednesday January 12, 1921

Wednesday January 12, 1921

A cloudy day but no weather yet. The wind is blowing to night. Jim and Ben stripped tobacco today. Mr Owen helped. The children went to school. Josie pieced on her quilt.

I done as near nothing as I could. I heard today that Mrs Jack Kellie is very sick. I hope she may get well. There is a lot of sickness a bought. I have not seen Carrie this week. She is bad off with colde. Josie and Carrie talk over the phone.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday January 18, 1921

Tuesday January 18, 1921

A clear colde day. The children went to school.

Jim and Ben was at Gretna. They staid all night at Chatham with Jims family. Come to Gretna and got breakfast and solde their tobacco & come home. They got home a bout dark.

Solde reasonably well I think.

Josie & I cut rags some today. Josie went to Marvins a little while this evening. Mabel was good to day for her to be.

Heard today that Mrs Jack Kellie was buried Saturday. I guess she will be very much missed. I found Henrys knife and 5 cts in the shucks. I have not tolde him yet.

Ben gave me a pair of overshoes to night.

9 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday May  8, 1921

Sunday May 8, 1921

A good day. We all staid at home all day. Mrs Car & Mr Hobson is here yet. We cooked turnip salit and fried two chickens for dinner. No one come to see us.

Don't know any thing to write. I talked with Grace Brumfield to night. Did not hear anything new worth writing. Elsie was to see them today. Jack Harvey is at home to night.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday May 11, 1921

Wednesday May 11, 1921

A cloudy day and some rain. Jim & Ben worked on their tobacco land.

Josie ironed some. We both got the dinner. I went to the plant bed and got salit for dinner.

Christenia Reynols & Doris Brumfield come a while this evening. I am afraid they got wet before they got home.

I wanted to go to Marvins but went to the kitchen and sowed some. It is raining hard now.

Nine oclock

Jack Harvey come a few minutes this morning.

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Saturday August  6, 1921

Saturday August 6, 1921

A good day. Ben & Jim worked on the house all day and did not get near all done that they want to do. Josie ironed some. Mrs Car churned. I got dinner.

Mrs Butcher & Mrs Dalton come a while. I was glad to see them. Mrs Butcher looks well and young for her. John & Edwin come this evening. I am glad to see them. Heard today that Jack Harvey is on his way home. He is sick. I am sorry for his mother and him. Heard today that Rorner James died this morning. There is several that dont care if he is dead.

Josie is lookin for Rob & Ella to morrow.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1920

Wednesday, June 23, 1920

Wednesday, June 23, 1920

A rainy morning. Clear tonight. Jim & Ben plowed some in the corn until the land got two wet. They cut wheat this evening, finished Owens and cut some on Jims. Charles & Jack Harvey come down here a little while this evening. Jack was going to Richmon tonight. At least start tonight. Franklin is sick but we hope he will getting better. I got dinner and ironed some. 9 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Linda Tucker
Friday, September  3, 1920

Friday, September 3, 1920

A good day. The men finished filling a bank of tobacco. Josie fired tobacco this morning and picked a basket of beans. I got the dinner. This evening Josie & Carrie and the little children went to Lee Brumfield. Ben carried them and Reese brought them home. Jack Harvey got home yesterday from Richmond. Charles Harvey and Henry Brumfield went a round to gather today. The men folks wont have to sit up tonight. 8 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Linda Tucker
Thursday, November 25, 1920

Thursday, November 25, 1920

Thanks giving day. A very day. Jim stripped tobacco. Ben helped Owen kills hogs this morning. Jack Harvey and Mary B come this morning. They did not say goodby to me but I excuse them. Mrs Wooding and the little children come to see Josie. I went to Marvins a few minutes. Jim & Ben and Henry hung up some tobaco to night. Have finished hanging tobacco 8 oclock. Josie has just tried her new dress on. It fits fine. I think she is pleased with it. Henry is [?] a bout a pen point. 8 oclock

Last edit about 9 years ago by Linda Tucker
Friday, December 31, 1920

Friday, December 31, 1920

A beautiful day. Ben and family staid at home all day. Kate and Jack Harvey come and staid a few hours. I was glad that they come. Johnson Reynolds come a while. I rode with him as far as Marvins. Blair Worsham was at Marvins for some things. I am sorry that the year is at an end and for some I am glad. There is no telling who of us will ever see an other xmas. I hope we may all be here at next Xmas. Good by.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Linda Tucker

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.

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