Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1919

Wednesday, July 16, 1919

Wednesday, July 16, 1919

A clear morning. A hard rain this evening. The branch was all out of the banks a gain. Jim & Nellie started to the Island. They had got as far as Arch Moons when the rain began to fall. When [it] quit so that they could, they come back home.

Josie got dinner. I churned this evening. Josie made Henry a blouse. I went to Marvins.

Alma was makeing Carrie a dress. Marvin went to the mill this morning. Did not get his grain ground.

Jim brought the olde hog this evening.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday, July 17, 1919

Thursday, July 17, 1919

A rainy day. We could not get any water out of the spring that would do to use until nearly night. The men folks cant do anything in the crop.

Ben went to Mr Dews to play croquet. It rained so hard that they had to quit.

We had fried chicken for dinner. Did not try to get vegetables.

Josie sowed some. Made Henry a shirt. Nellie worked some button holes in Franklins clothes. Henry & Edna went to George Blairs this evening. They are trying to learn to recite some pieces.

9: oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday, July 18, 1919

Friday, July 18, 1919

A rainy day. It has rained some for five days. Every thing is nearly drowned. The men folks has not done anything much to day.

Josie got dinner. Nellie washed and dried and ironed some of her clothes this evening.

I milk and churn.

Josie sewed some this evening.

Tom Edmons has cured a house of primings, the first that has bin cured a bout here.

9:30 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday, July 19, 1919

Saturday, July 19, 1919

A rainy morning and it is raining to night. Did not rain all day but the most of it.

Jim carried Nellie to Gretna this morning.

Josie got dinner. To day she is complaining is hardly able to go.

The children and I went to Marvins. Alma Bennett was makeing Carrie a dress.

Josie got early supper. Jim did not get any dinner today.

9:30 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday, August 19, 1919

Tuesday, August 19, 1919

A good day. Jim & Ben saved [?] tobacco leaves. Paul Bennett & William Gilbert helped and Rees Smith and two of the Owen boys and Henry all handed leaves.

Josie got dinner.

Mr Tup Walker & Nellie & Evylin Brumfield come to day. This evening Charles and Virginia Harvey come. I was very glad to see them and Charles indeed as he had bin a way so long. Glad he was lookin so well.

The men folks is at the barn yet and little Henry is with them.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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