Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1922

Thursday, March 23, 1922

Thursday, March 23, 1922

A clear cool day. Ben & Jim firmed up the garden this morning. Ben hauled wood this evening. Jim split wood in the woods. Clay Harvey come here a bout [day?] this morning on his way to Lynchburg. He got some gas from Ben. His had gave out. Josie ironed some and got dinner. Mrs Car had the sick headache. I put a quilt in the frames all by my self. We all quilted on it this evening. Mollie Reynolds come and helped us. I was glad that she come. Christenia come and went with her home.

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Monday, March 27, 1922

Monday, March 27, 1922

A cloudy day and some rain. Jim and Ben commenced plowing and had to quit. The land got too wet. Henry and Edna went to school. Josie made a quilt lineing and we put in a quilt. I got a snack for dinner and quilted a little. Then went to Mr Bookers. Ruth Brookers mother was there Mrs Jackson. I liked her fine for the acgiatanice[acquaintance]. Josie is feeling bad tonight I am so sorrie for her. Jim found the turkeys nests today.

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Tuesday, March 28, 1922

Tuesday, March 28, 1922

A rainy day. There was a thunder cloud this morning and this evening. Ben and Jim worked some between showers. Ben tied the cow this morning. I got a fraid she would kill her self and he untied her.

Josie has felt mighty bad today. I don't feel well. Oh at the trouble I see about that that cant be helped. Josie quilted most of the day. I got dinner. I quilted some this evening & tonight. Irvin Harvey come this evening and brought us some salit. I was glad of it. Henry and Edna went to school. Bob Starkey wants to rais a barn to morrow.

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Monday, April  3, 1922

Monday, April 3, 1922

A good day. Ben sowed clover seed. Jim got rock off the new ground. Josie got dinner. She cut salit and stewed peaches. I put a quilt in the frames. We both quilted this evening. We both milked tonight. I milked the cow that kickes so some times. Hattie washed the clothes dried and we took them in. Gladice Brumfield come with the children from school. Franklin Brumfield and Alvin Mayhew stoped at Mr Booker and stayed an hour or more this evening.

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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.

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