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1919

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

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday, August 21, 1919

Thursday, August 21, 1919

A good day. The men folks moved some tobacco & cut some for Mr. Owen.

Jim & Ben will stay at the barn tonight. Henry is with Jim now. Edna is bad off with colde. Carries baby is not well.

Josie got dinner with a little help. Nellie caned some tomatoes this morning. This evening she went to Mr. Woodings and got some grapes. Miss Willie Wooding & Miss Annie Carter come with her home on a buggy.

I went to George Blairs. Lottie Craddock & her little baby is over there. Miss Alice Hubbard & Ada Hutcherson and Susie Hutcherson was there. They had water mellons & peaches and grapes.

10 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1921

Saturday February  5, 1921

Saturday February 5, 1921

A cloudy day. Jim and Ben and Owen shucked some corn and toated stalk to the cows then stripped tobacco. Hattie washed some here today. Josie got dinner & supper.

Made a place for little chickens and mended some this evening. Josie went to Carries. I staid with the children. Annie and Ta??ie Doss come. Brought the suit case home. I have got a very bad colde. Hope it will be better soon.

I am so near a sleep that I cant write much.

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday June 14, 1921

Tuesday June 14, 1921

A good day and very hot. They need rain so bad. I staid at brother Joes until dinner then sister Mary and I went to brother Johns. They were all well. I saw John Motley for the first time.

Annie Pickerel made made ice cream. We all enjoyed it very much. I lost my side comes this morning.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1920

Monday, June 28, 1920

Monday, June 28, 1920

A good day. Lizzie and I walked to see Ola Jefferson. Lonny Bennett come after us. Mary Fowler & Annie [?] had come to see me. I was so glad that they come. Alma carried them home and got ice. They had ice cream at supper. Tom B. and [?] I and Paul B and Ed Mayhew went to see some land solde near Brook neal. Theye did not buy any land.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Linda Tucker
Thursday, December 30, 1920

Thursday, December 30, 1920

A good day. Ben & Henry hunted most of the day. I commenced to wash and Bettie Haley come and finished for me this morning. Annie Doss come to get a suit case. I let her have mine. Tonight B carried all the family to Reynols. Julia and her baby, Jim [?] and family, Clifton and family was there. I was glad to see them all. Josies kids done fine for a wonder. 11 oclock

Last edit about 9 years ago by Linda Tucker

1922

Wednesday, January 18, 1922

Wednesday, January 18, 1922

A cloudy day. Jim & Ben stripped tobacco all day. Booke helped them. The children went to School. Doris & Jania Brumfield & Christenia Reynols come home with them. Annie and Brtha Doss come here this evening. They brought the lasts[?] home. Maybel is sick. Don't seem to get better fast. I do hope she may get well soon. The children are haveing a big time to night. I am so sleepy tha I can hardly write.

Last edit over 5 years ago by mkstewart
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