Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1923

Sunday, March  4, 1923

Sunday, March 4, 1923

Some rain this morning. Clear this evening. I went to Lee Brumfield today. Oscar come for me. Grace had a nice dinner. Edna went with me. Nellie staid at home and got dinner and cared for Mabel.

There was trouble at mill and Mayhews. The officers found a still near his house. Lawson Emerson come home with Henry. Then they went some where. We don't know where.

Last edit over 7 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday, June 20, 1923

Wednesday, June 20, 1923

A good day. The boys worked tobacco. Mr. Booker got up his whea[t]. Posie Reynols come just at dinner. He wanted to sell Ben a car. Ben is not able to buy. Posie carried his mother and Christina to [g?] and I to White Falls. I fished and Mollie fished some. Mrs. Owen and her children and Doris and Janie and Francis [sic] all to White Falls. They went in bathing. I think they had a good time. Edna and Franklin and Mabel [s?d] at Mollies with Julia and her [cl?ll]. Josie tried [sic]

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Monday, August 13, 1923

Monday, August 13, 1923

A good day. No rain today. The men folks worked on the barns. Jim helped Mr. Booker on his flues. Kate Harvey and Irvin and Bill come a little while. They got some grapes. Denia and Cordie Blair come to see us. Carrie and three of her children come. We let Edna go home with them. I was glad to see all of them. Wish they could come often. Kate brought me some snaps. Jim has some fine mellons now. Mabel has a bad colde. Hope she may get well soon. I have finished stringing snaps. 10 oclock at night.

Last edit over 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, October  1, 1923

Monday, October 1, 1923

A good day. Jim and John Ward cut corn. Ben has bin at Lees all day. The children went to school. Evylin washed a big washing for them. Nellie kept the baby. I got dinner. Lelia Ward come this morning and got a chicken. She said she wanted it for their dinner. Heard today that Evylin Hutcherson is sick. Jo Edmons is bad off yet from getting hurt. I hope that they may get well soon. Today is Mabels birth day. She is four years old. I am writing by the light of four little wax candles that I made for her. She is very well except a sore ear.

Last edit about 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, October 29, 1923

Monday, October 29, 1923

A beautiful day. Jim and Ben finished stripping their curing and loaded the wagon ready to start to Gretna in the morning.

I was mending Henrys coat this morning when Jim come to the house and said that Johnson and Mollie was going to [John?] Craddocks and that I could go with them. I got a snack to eat and got Mabel and my self ready. Ben carried us to Reynolds?]. Johnson went with us. We got some honey and got home by dark.

Last edit about 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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