Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1922

Monday, January  9, 1922

Monday, January 9, 1922

A beautiful day. Jim & Ben stripped tobacco this morning and worked on their plant bed this evening. Josie got dinner. I sewed a little this evening. I went to Johnson Reynols. Found Mollie by her self. Had pleasant evening. She walked with me half way home. Johnson was stripping tobacco. I did not see him. Mr Norman Booker got him a horse on trial. He was plowing this evening. Mr Mayhew gave a party tonight. Ben & Josie went to stay a while. Also Jamie Gravely is giving a party. Several cars has passed.

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Sunday, January 29, 1922

Sunday, January 29, 1922

A cloudy day most of the time. Snow melted some all day. We all staid at Home all day except Ben. He went to Mr Bookers a little while. Johnson Reynols come this morning and staid a while. I got dinner except the bread Josie made that. I killed and cooked a chicken and baked a molasses pudding. Josie washed the dishes after Dinner. I wrote Carrie a letter to day. Oh how I miss them. I would like so much to know how all of my children are getting on in this bad spell but cant know.

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Thursday, February  2, 1922

Thursday, February 2, 1922

A cloudy morning. Clear in the evening. Jim hung up the meat. Ben & Jim went to Renon in the morning & Ben went a gain in the evening. Henry went to school. Josie got dinner and washed the dishes. After dinner I mended on overalls all day and then did not get done. Ben saw John & Edwin Brumfield on their way to Johnson Reynols. They were going to do some work for Mollie. I got a letter from Carrie to day. I am always glad to hear from them. Ben milked for me this morning. I have not done any thing out to day.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
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