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1922

Friday, June  9, 1922

Friday, June 9, 1922

A good day. Jim & Ben sowed some peas this evening. Nellie picked some berries this morning. I canned & preserved them this evening. Nellie & Evelin went home went with John & [Jema?] as far as [G--?] Grace was with John Mrs. Albert [Everson?] & Miss Jamie Gravely come to see Josie today. Irvin Harvey come today and brought Josie some light rolls they were very nice. Hallie Gilbert made soap here this evening Edna & [Louise?] went to the [?] and Franklin

Last edit over 6 years ago by CameTheDawn419
Tuesday, June 13, 1922

Tuesday, June 13, 1922

A good day. Ben went to Gretna this morning for repairs for the reaper to go to cutting wheat. They cut all evening. Got in walk. Irvin helped to shock. Mrs. [Freid] picked some berries. This morning Edna helped her. [Mrs. Freid] caned nine quarts. Hattie's children picked three gallons.

This evening I intend to make jellie of them. Mrs Wooding sent Josie some light bread today. Mabel is sick today. Josie is suffering bad tonight. I am so sleepy that I can't stay awake. Mrs. Booker gave us a mess of [books] today. They willed the [easel lastnig]

Last edit about 6 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday, June 30, 1922

Friday, June 30, 1922

A good day. Jim & Henry plowed some. Ben helped Mr. Hutchenson [?] wheat. Nellie save some. Josie has had a bad day. I got a card from Alma telling [??] of [L?] sickness. I hope he may get well. Mrs. Trent and I got dinner. I churned some beets today and got the onions out of the ground. Mollie [Reynols?] went to see Martha Miller today. Found her had off. [Christina?] [Reynols?] come here a hill this evening. [Edieth?] & Edna went to [R?] this morning.

Last edit about 6 years ago by gutterpeach2
Thursday, July 13, 1922

Thursday, July 13, 1922

A good day. rain tonight we are glad of it. Jim and Ben Topped Tobacco all morning They dug Potatoes this evening and sowed some peas. Josie has tried to work some today with her punch needle. Mrs. Trent ironed all the morning. Mrs Car shelled butter beans the first that we have had. We had tomatoes for the first [time] this year.

I got dinner cooked cabbage and butter beans & baked apples. This evening I hemed a table cloth. Edna helped me milk what she could. We have not had any company today.

Well I am most a sleep.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Sunday, July 16, 1922

Sunday, July 16, 1922

A good morning rain this evening. We all staid at home all day. Mrs Car & Henry made ice cream. I got dinner fried chicken cooked butter beans & potatoes baked tea cakes. Ben looked for Jims turkey did not find her. Jim come home with Norman Booker from Gretna. Jo Edmons and [Jac?son] Emerson come to see Henry. They all went to the branch to bathe. Josey & Johnson & Charlott come a few minutes. Edna helped milk this morning & tonight. Oh Lord take care of all of us.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Monday, August  7, 1922

Monday, August 7, 1922

A good day. The boys helped Norman Booker cut tobacco. Marvin went from here soon this morning. Mrs Car peeled and caned five cans of tomatoes this morning, I got dinner. This evening I went with Edna to Reynols. Julia wanted to fit her dresses. She staid until supper. Ben went after her & went to the Store. Henry & Franklin every body is so [leryst?]. Mrs Booker sent me some snap for tomorrows dinner. Henry & Franklin went with Ben to the Store to night.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Wednesday, August  9, 1922

Wednesday, August 9, 1922

A good day. Ben & Jim & Henry suckered tobacco all day. Josie has not felt as well as usual today. Edna & Franklin went to the Store this morning for medicine. They went to Reynols this evening to see about getting Edna dresses fit. There was no one at home but Reubin & Floid[?]. I am intending to go to Gallilee to morrow if nothing happens to hinder, Jim & Ben has gone to Norman Bookers barn tonight. I got some snaps from our cornfield the first [....?]

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Monday, August 14, 1922

Monday, August 14, 1922

A cloudy day most of the day. A good rain tonight. The men folks helped Norman Booker cut tobacco. All of them got wet. Had two loads of tobacco to hoist tonight so had supper late. Edna & Franklin brought in some wood & brought water and put up the milk while I milked the cows. Grace & Effie Brumfield come to see Josie this evening. They brought some apples. I am glad. Claud & Nellie Hendricks come. I was glad that they did. I ironed a little this evening. The boys have some fine mellons.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Tuesday, August 22, 1922

Tuesday, August 22, 1922

A good day. Jim finished filling the barn with tobacco. This evening They cut for Mr Booker. Thelma spent the day here. I was glad to have her. Cordie Blair come this evening. She brought Josie some pretty flowers. I am always glad to see Cordie. I wish they all would come often. Josie has suffered a lot today. I am so sorry for her and cant do anything to help her. I went for snaps this evening. Mrs Car has strung them. Edna milked one cow this evening. She can be so much help when she will.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Saturday, September  2, 1922

Saturday, September 2, 1922

A good day. Ben & Jim fined tobacco all day. Henry attended to Bens this evening and Ben went with me to Gretna. We bough[sic] some things. I met up with Carries three little boys. I was glad to see them. Max Car went home this evening. Mrs Power & Baby come this evening. I am glad for them to come to see Josie while I was gone. Edna and the girl gathered snaps & peas. [Jenny?] baked a cake this morning.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Sunday, September  3, 1922

Sunday, September 3, 1922

A good day. Jim has staid at the barn all day. Ben has tried to start the [engine?]. Posie & [Clack?] come and helped him this evening but they could not get it to work Mrs Kellie & Lottie Kellie come here this evening. Mrs Booker come. Nellie & Carrie & Marvin & children come. I was glad to see them. A coloured girl & I got the dinner. Mrs Power & Lawson went home this evening.

Ben cut Edna's hair this evening. He certainly did hate to do it. Edna helped me milk to night.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Tuesday, September  5, 1922

Tuesday, September 5, 1922

A good day. Mrs Emerson went from here by the time she could see to travel. I hope she got home OK. Jim and the children picked up some apples this evening.

Ben carried Mrs Car to Jim Powers this evening. I went as far as Cedar Forest. I fished some. Did not catch any thing any [.....?]. I walked most all the way from Cedar Forest to Mr Powers before I met Ben. We got home in good time. Nellie milked with Edna's help. I got supper. Mabel is sick to night. Hope she will be well by morning.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Wednesday, September  6, 1922

Wednesday, September 6, 1922

A good day. Jim & Ben carried some apples to John Hutchersons and ground them for cider. Jim made a hog trough this evening. Corn is out at our house. Nellie worked on some waists for Franklin today. Fanny made Edna some bloomers yesterday. A col[oured] girl and I got dinner. Nellie made the bread for supper and milked with Edna's help. Daisy the col[oured] girl and I picked a few peas this evening. Mabel has bin as well as usual to day. I got some nice sweet potatoes today.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Friday, September  8, 1922

Friday, September 8, 1922

Well another day has gone. Ben & Henry went to Gretna to carrie Marvin Smiths rake & mower. They have just got home nine at night. Jim worked on a hog lot most of the day. Nellie helped him move a little tobacco this morning. Nellie & Edna milked last night & this morning & tonight. I got dinner. Daisy ironed some. She washed for her self this evening. Mollie Reynols come to see Josie this evening. Johnson come after her. Josie has suffered a lot today. Nellie got a letter from Eylin tonight. I am glad that she got [it].

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Wednesday, September 13, 1922

Wednesday, September 13, 1922

A beautiful day. The men cut corn. The children went to school. School commened at Renan to day. Nellie & Edna done the milking. Daisy and I done the cooking. Mabel staid with Mrs Car most of the morning. John Hutchersons children come this evening and got twe kittens. I hope they can rais them. [Ella?] Mayhew come a little while and played with the children. Josie was very sick today. Ben went to Mrs Hendricks and got her some ice. He went quick.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Thursday, September 28, 1922

Thursday, September 28, 1922

A good day. Ben cut peas for Kate today. Jim stripped tobacco. Jim & Ben both tied some tonight. Lizzie is here again tonight. I am glad for her to be here. Daisy ironed some this morning. I got most of dinner & churned. The children went to school. I went this evening and gathered some peas & got some potatoes for tomorrows dinner. I got a letter from Carrie. Was glad to hear from them. Edna had to write a letter tonight. Henry has gone hunting.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Wednesday, October  4, 1922

Wednesday, October 4, 1922

A good day. We need rain very bad. Jim & Ben got up Kates pea hay this evening. I am so glad that it is up. I got dinner. Bettie a col girl ironed. Ben carried Ella Hubbard to Mr Towers this morning. Mollie Rey[nolds?] was here this evening. Josie has suffered most of the day. Jim plowed up the potatoes this morning. They are to pick up now. William sent the buggy home this evening by his children. Mabel has a colde. Edna is getting her lesson 8 oclock.

Heard today that Effie has a little girl Born Sep the 30th Josie Gunn.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Saturday, October 21, 1922

Saturday, October 21, 1922

A good day. Jim stripped tobacco. Henry disked land for wheat. Ben put shoes on his horse then he carried Edna & I to the river. We fished. Edna caught three fish. Ben carried us and he come home & then come after us brought us home and then went to Gretna and back by late supper and now he is at the barn tieing tobacco. Jim & Nellie are tieing two [sic]. Nellie & Bettie got dinner & supper. I milked the cows. Josie is very bad off. They carried me fishing because they know I am olde that I never will go many more times.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Sunday, October 29, 1922

Sunday, October 29, 1922

A good day. We all eat dinner at home. Hinny & Edna went to Strait Stone to Sunday School. Jim started to Gretna with a load of tobacco. Less [Ro...k?]& his wife & baby & Elsie East come a few minutes. Nellie went with them. Was going to Chatham to night. Lee & Oscar come a few minutes for Nellie's hand pocket that she forgot. Mr Steven Davis and his wife & Robert Mayhew come to see Josie today. Mollie & Johnson come & brought Josie a nice box of some things to eat. Elsie brought grapes. Alice Thomson brought her a box of candy.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Monday, November  6, 1922

Monday, November 6, 1922

A good day. Jim & Nellie stripped tobacco. Nellie churned and washed the dishes for me. I got the dinner. Ben & Henry started to Gretna before day this morning. They got home a little before night. Ben was very well pleased with the sale of his tobacco. He solde a little for Kate. Mr Lewis brought Josie some good apples this evening. Mrs Booker sent her some light bread & cake and some beautiful flowers. Fanny brought them last night. Edna & Franklin went to school.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Thursday, November 16, 1922

Thursday, November 16, 1922

A good day. Ben & Jim shucked corn all the morning. This evening Ben went to Gretna. Fanny [..?] and I went with him. He had a puncture. Stuck a nail through his tire. He had good luck mending it. We made the trip ok. I bought a few thing. Among them a sweater for Edna. Jim went to Mr Steven [Dais's?]. I got dinner & churned. The children went to school. Josie did not suffer very much today. No one come to see her today. Mabel staid with Nellie this evening. She has bin happy with her waggon today.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Tuesday, November 21, 1922

Tuesday, November 21, 1922

A beautiful day. Jim & Ben cut some wood. Ben went to Renan for oil. Fletcher Car carried the children to school this morning. Fletcher and his mother & wife & Mrs Power went to Rob Hubbards today. Have just got back here tonight. Nellie has helped me and sewed some. Ben & Jim got the Turkey in the hen house tonight. Edna said she would tell me something to write. She said that Alice Massa was married last Sat. Johnson Reynols & wife went to Chatham today . I could of went but was crowded out by company.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Monday, November 27, 1922

Monday, November 27, 1922

This morning it was snowing. The first snow of this winter. It has bin cloudy all day. Jim & Ben put some tobacco in the pit & helped Norman Booker get some down on the ground tier. This evening Ben carried Fannie home. I hope she wont stay long at home. Josie & her Grandma need her so bad. Ben heard from the turkeys. They solde well. Edna come home with the head ache & sore throat. I hope she will not be sick. Mabel cut off the dolles hair today.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Thursday, November 30, 1922

Thursday, November 30, 1922

A clear good day. Jim & Ben stripped tobacco all day. Henry and Edna went to Mr George Eemersons to a birth day party. Lawsons birth day. They had a fine time. Julia Emerson come with them home. Cordie Blair come to see Aunt Jo this evening. Josie has suffered awful this evening. Heard today that Mr Rufus Car got his finger cut very bad sawing wood. I got dinner. Had a turkey for dinner. We all enjoyed it very much. Fannie thought Hellen was comeing to stay until bed time. Billie Emerson & Henry & B & Lawson Emerson has gone hunting.

Thanksgiving Day.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Sunday, December  3, 1922

Sunday, December 3, 1922

A good day. We were all at home at dinner. Henry went to Sunday School. This evening Ben & Jim and Henry went to Lees. I sent some butter. Hellen will sell it at Altavista. I got dinner. Roasted two chickens. Late this evening Carrie & Kate and Reese & [Juilia?] was with them come. Carrie eat dinner with Kate. I wish I could of bin with them. Dr Wigginton & Pearl was at Kates. Hattie gil[Gilbert?] col)[coloured girl]come & helped to straiten up things this morning. Edna & Franklin & Mabel has gone to bed.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Tuesday, December  5, 1922

Tuesday, December 5, 1922

A good day. Ben & Mr Booker put their tobacco on the waggon and started to Gretna a bout 10 oclock. Nellie & Henry has gone to Mr Bookers to stay until he comes home. Jim is tying tobacco by him self. Nellie tied tobacco this evening. I got dinner. Nellie sewed a little this morning. I starched the clothes. This evening Mabel and I [shelled?] some corn. This evening I started a letter to Effie Brumfield. Jamie Gravely stopped to see Josie this morning. Edna got a letter from Virginia Wooding today.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Thursday, December  7, 1922

Thursday, December 7, 1922

A rainy day. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco. The children went to school. Henry went to a ball game at [...ting?]. Went with Lawson Emerson. Nellie ironed some this morning. I ironed this evening. Finished what was to do. Nellie & I got dinner. I milked tonight & Nellie & Edna got supper. Nel let Edna make the bread for supper. It was good. Fannie has bin with Josie all day. Mrs Car has not come yet. Guess it will be a day or two yet before she comes. We will be glad when she comes.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Saturday, December  9, 1922

Saturday, December 9, 1922

A bad day. Rained some. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco all day and are tying tonight. Nellie cleaned my suit today. I am glad that she did. Fanny has gone to see Doris Brumfield to night. Nellie and I got dinner. Edna & Franklin went to Mr Hutchersons this morning. Mrs Mayhew & [Audna?] passed here today. They had bin to see Mrs Hutcherson. Johnson Reynols come here today looking for his dog. They hunted some down here yesterday. He brought Josie two birds.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Friday, December 15, 1922

Friday, December 15, 1922

A bad day. Rained most all day. The children went to school. Ben & Jim did not do much of anything. Nellie ironed some. I got dinner except make the bread. I boiled meat & made scrapple. Jim carried the things home that we had borrowed. I am glad that is done. Josie got Ednas & Mabels dresses that she had ordered. They are very pretty. Ben bought goods to make Edna some gowns. I have rocked little Mabel to sleep and put her in bed. she is so petted that she dont know what to do with her self.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
Monday, December 18, 1922

Monday, December 18, 1922

A cloudy day. Ben & Jim shucked some corn. Hunted a little then went to Strait Stone & home before night. Nellie made Edna two gowns. She is sleeping in one tonight. Nellie washed two hams this evening one for me & one for her self. I cooked meat & made scrapple this evening. I boiled the chidlings at the wash house today. Denia Blair come to see us this evening. Carlton Daniels & Rufus Car come up here to see Mrs Car this evening.

Last edit about 6 years ago by mkstewart
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