Julia Brumfield Diaries


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Sunday, June 23, 1918

Sunday, June 23, 1918

A cool day for this time of the year. Ben and Josie and Paul Bennett went to Strait Stone to preaching.

Henry and I staid at home. Gladis and Hugh Brumfield come. Kate and Irvin Harvey come. They were here for dinner I was glad that Kate come. She had not bin here in a long time be fore.

I went to Willie Mayhews to an ice cream party. The cream was fine I did enjoy it so much. I come home on Mr Bob Starkeys car was glad of the ride. Heard that Nannie Reynolds has a girl born to day.

9 30 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield


Friday, February 21, 1919

Friday, February 21, 1919

A bad day. There was more snow on the ground than had bin this winter. It is all gone to night.

Josie ironed this evening.

Jim & Ben went to Renan this evening. Mr. Owen & Board Dews went to Mr. Jessie Mays sale. Marvin Smith bought Kate Harvey two pigs to day. He bought them from Robert Starkey. I am so glad that he could get them.

Franklin is sick I am afraid. He is so cross.

Henry did not go to school to day.

9 oclock

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday, December 27, 1919

Saturday, December 27, 1919

A good day. Ben & Marvin hunted some. Bruce Reynolds come to see Thelma & Mary. They went with him home and staid a while.

Josie & I got dinner. We had two ducks for dinner. They were fine. I killed and dressed a turkey today. Ben & Thelma & Mary has gone to Bob Starkeys to a party to night.

Bruce & Clifton and Jane Reynolds went to Mrs Gravelys this evening.

8:30 oclock

Last edit almost 5 years ago by ScarletB


Saturday April 30, 1921

Saturday April 30, 1921

A cool windy day. Ben sawed stove wood this evening. He broke his saw and borrowed Mr Bob Starkeys to saw his wood. Mr Woodall and Reese Smith helped him. They had preaching at Strait Stone this evening. Marvin went for the preacher.

Josie baked rools for supper. I have staid at home all day today. I am a fraid that the frost will kill all tender things tonight.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield


Wednesday, March 29, 1922

Wednesday, March 29, 1922

A good day. Jim split wood some today. Ben went to a barn raising at Mr Elders on Bob Starkeys land. Did not get home until night. Josie milked two cows. The other one we could not do any thing with. Franklin went to school today the first time in several weeks.

Nat Wooding brought us some salit to day. We were glad of it. Denia Blair come to see us a little while today. She come to see Mrs Bookers She was not at home and she come here.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
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