Julia Brumfield Diaries



Thursday April  7, 1921

Thursday April 7, 1921

A good day. Ben and Jim plowed all day. Jim plowed in the garden.

Josie washed a big washing for her. I got dinner. We had plant bed salit the first time this year. Josie made Edna a pettie coat. Finished it ready to wear.

I went to Marvins. They were gone to Renan. I staid there until they come back. Henry went to school. Edna staid to take care of Mabel.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Friday April  8, 1921

Friday April 8, 1921

A cloudy day. Some rain. Ben plowed some. Henry and Edna went to school. Josie got dinner. She baked a cake for Sunday.

I ironed some and Josie some. Mabel has cried a lot today. I have not seen any of Marvins people today. I miss them. There has bin less passing today than usual. I have not seen a car pass today.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Thursday April 21, 1921

Thursday April 21, 1921

A good day. Jim harrowed all day. Ben fenced some. Josie got dinner then her and Edna & Franklin and Mabel come to Johnson Reynols. I went this morning. Today was Mollie Reynols birth day. Christenia invited several of the kinsfolk to come.

I was all that went for dinner. Christinia went to the store and bought cakes and lemmons. Made lemon aid and served cakes & aid. Mollie has children that she is proud of. They seem to think so much of her. Reese Smith brought his mother and sister up there this evening and come and brough us all home. Kate Harvey was there two. I enjoyed it all.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Thursday April 28, 1921

Thursday April 28, 1921

A cloudy day. Ben and Jim got up stumps most of the day.

Josie ironed this morning and went to the plant bed and got salit for tomorrows dinner and made Mabel a gown and got supper. I went to Marvins this evening. Carrie finished Eva a dress whle I was there.

Virginia Harvey has put stiches on two of Hazels dresses and will put some on Evas.

Reese got some papers. He sent Henry two. Today was Denia Blairs birthday. She is 56.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Thursday May 19, 1921

Thursday May 19, 1921

A good day. Jim worked the garden. Ben fixed a mellon patch and went to the mill at Cedar Forest. I went with him. Edna & Mabel went. I fished a little while. Caught 4 fish all small.

Josie and Edna & Franklin & Mabel was all at Marvins this evening. I am glad that they come to see Carrie. Effie & Hellen and Doris Brumfield and Virginia Harvey was at Marvins this evenin. The first time they have come this year. Effie & Hellen will stay all night at Mags to night.

9 oclock

I shelled two bushels of corn this morning.

Last edit over 7 years ago by dy957
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