Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1922

Saturday, February 25, 1922

Saturday, February 25, 1922

A good day. Jim went to Chatham to see his folks. Ben trimed on the orchard. Helped Norman Booker cut some logs for sills. Otto Blair and Sollie come to Bookers this evening. Josie went to Normans and staid until bed time. Franklin is sick a gain today. Mabel said a wake until ten oclock tonight. Ben and Josie got home at eleven. I am writing in Bens room tonight. I hope they all may feel better soon.

Last edit over 2 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday, April  4, 1922

Tuesday, April 4, 1922

A good day. Ben plowed some with a double plow. Jim plowed some in the garden. Norman Booker helped them some today. The children went to school all but Mabel and she cried most of the morning. Tonight she was good. Josie starched her clothes. I got a snack except make the bread. Josie done that. Josie milked this morning and tonight we both quilted some. Ben quilted some tonight. I have bin reading when I should of bin in bed. I am olde eneough to do better.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Saturday, June 17, 1922

Saturday, June 17, 1922

A good day. We had a shower this evening. Henry and I got up with the turkeys. Ben & Tim plowed some on the corn and helped Norman Booker get up some hay. Ben went to Gretna and got some flour that Jim bought. Hattie washed some this morning, Mrs. Mamie Hutcherson sent me some nice cabbage by Hattie. Mrs. Booker sent me some snaps by Jim. Miss Anna Hubbard sent Josie some light bread by mail. Mabel has cried a lot today. I hope she may feel better by morning. Ben bought some beef at Gretna I cooked some of it for supper. I hope to enjoy it.

Last edit over 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1923

Friday, January 12, 1923

Friday, January 12, 1923

A good day. Ben & Jim hauled some wood and cut it with John Ward and Mr. Booker helped them. Mollie Reynolds come this morning and again this evening. She brought cake and pickle. I boiled two hams to day and had two hens cleaned. Lillian Kent come to see Josie today. Josie has bin very bad all day. Nellie washed and dressed Mabel (?) today. She has bin good today. Today the children went to School. Heared today over the phone that Ola Jefferson's boy was very sick. I am so sorry for them. I never heared of more sickness in my life. I don't think it is God's will. I wish they all could get well.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Tuesday, January 16, 1923

Tuesday, January 16, 1923

A colde windy day. Ben & Jim burned a plant bed today. Nellie & I got dinner. Mrs Carr staid up stairs most of the day. The children went to school. I got a letter from Effie. She writes that there is a lot of sicknesss at Blacks Burg. Hattie washed here today. We have had snow showers today. I have not heard from the sick around here today. Do hope they are better by now. I have mended some things to day. Among them was Edna's cloak. Edna & Mabel both went upstairs tonight with Mrs. Carr.

Last edit almost 8 years ago by Nathani
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