Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1918

Friday, September 13, 1918

Friday, September 13, 1918

A good day. Ben and Owen moved some tobacco and cut some. I helped to unload the waggon. Ben had Mags Grey and Jake. Paul had Prince and Pomp. Carried some primings to Gretna. He went to Chatham on Henry Blairs car. Josie ironed this morning and was sick all the evening. Mr Owen went to the mill to day but did not get his grinding. Will have to go a gain.

9 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1919

Monday, August 25, 1919

Monday, August 25, 1919

A good day. Ben & Jim moved some tobacco.

Josie got dinner. She baked pies. Evylin & Edna and I went to Worshams pond. Josie fixed our dinner. We went on a buggy and drove Jake, Bens horse. Nellie caned some tomatoes. Denia & Kate come to see us this evening.

I am sorry that I was not at home.

Nellie dug some sweet potatoes.

9 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday, August 28, 1919

Thursday, August 28, 1919

A good day. The men folk worked on tobacco most of the day.

Mr. Owen killed his dog to day. Though he was mad.

Josie got dinner. I worked a little.

Reese Smith & Henry and I went to Whitefalls. We drove Jake, Bens colte. Wel I am so near a sleep that I cant write.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1922

Wednesday, February  8, 1922

Wednesday, February 8, 1922

A good day. The men folks did not do any thing but feed & get wood until twelve oclock. Ben & Josie went to Mr Jim Powers to see Mrs. [Carr ?]. They went horse back. Ben rode Tomp & Josie rode Jake. They got home a bout 8 oclock at night. The children was all up playing. Josie got dinner. I churned. I made Edna a pair of gloves this morning. This evening I mended some stockings. We heard from the calves to day. They Solde very well. I milked tonight. Plenty of mud now.

Last edit over 5 years ago by mkstewart
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