Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1919

Saturday, February 15, 1919

Saturday, February 15, 1919

A colde windy day. We stripped tobacco most of the day. Ben is complaining of sickness so much he has not worked much today. Jim and Owen put up the heater at Owens house this evening. Charlie Hutcherson loaded his truck with tobacco for Marvin & Ben this evening. Josie got dinner. She is nearly sick. Jim has gone to Marvins tonight has not got back yet.

9 oclock

Last edit over 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1922

Tuesday, January  3, 1922

Tuesday, January 3, 1922

A cloudy colde day. Jim & Ben shucked some corn and fed the cows the stalks. We got dinner at twelve oclock today. The children went to school was very late comeing home. Mabel stuck a stick in Franklins eye. I am afraid it is hurt bad. Hope it may be a bout well in the morning. Josie and I have sewed a little today. I wrote Lizzie Benett this morning. I am uneasy a bout Lonnie. I had a note from Carrie today. I am glad that they got home ok. I feel like I would like to see all of the children but I may never see them all a gain. No one knows what will be.

Last edit over 6 years ago by mkstewart
Sunday, January  8, 1922

Sunday, January 8, 1922

A rainy bad day very colde. We all have bin at home all day. Had a lonesome day. That is I have bin lonely. I miss Carrie and family so much. We crowed in three meals. I have wrote to Carrie to night. That is next thing to seeing her. I would be glad to see all the children and grand children and great grand children. I hope to see them some time a gain. Some of dont come to see me. I excuse them. They dont know or care.

Last edit over 6 years ago by mkstewart
Thursday, January 12, 1922

Thursday, January 12, 1922

A colde day. Very disa greeable day. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco. The children went to school. Josie sewed some. I got dinner. We had chicken for dinner. The last of Jims game chickens. I went to George Blairs. Cordie is sick. She was some better than she has bin. I hope she may get well soon. Josie wrote to Carrie tonight. I am glad that she did. I miss Carrie so much I cant hardly stay at home.

Last edit over 6 years ago by mkstewart
Friday, January 13, 1922

Friday, January 13, 1922

A colde day. Ben & Jim burnt and sowed a plant bed. Henry & Edna went to school. Josie mended some stockings. I got dinner. I churned this morning. We heard over the phone that Cordie Blair is no better. We have to stay at home now that the weather is bad that I dont know any thing to write. Little Mabel has bin sick today. I hope she may be well in the morning. Ena let the cows out of the stalls tonight for me.

Last edit over 6 years ago by mkstewart
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