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A clear colde day. Ben walked to Renan this morning and got oil and coffee. Marvin loaded his waggon to go to Gretna tomorrow if nothing happens to hinder. I heard this evening that Anna Craddock was dead and will be buried tomorrow. I wish that the weather were so that I could go up there.
A beautiful day.
Ben worked until noon then went to Mr Carrs burial. Josie and Franklin was down there. I got dinner then went with Ben to the burial. Henry went to school. Edna staid at Carries all day. We heard to day that Buck Farmer was buried to day. I set three hens this evening the first that I have set. Mr Owen plowed to day the first plowing that has bin done here this year. We had salet for dinner the first that we have had this year.
A good day.
8 30 oclock
He was buried in a quiet decent manner in my judge ment. Rev Padget talked some at the grave. There was a large crowd of kinds folks and friends present.
They could not go to sleep tonight for laughing and playing.
Tonight Ben and Josie and Paul have gone to see the show. I am here with the children. Hope they will be pleased with it.
A cloudy day and a little rain here. Ben just got in from Altavista. Says that it rained hard there. He went for a load of lumber. The rest of us stripped tobacco all day. We finished a curing for Mr Owen and commenced one for Paul.
8 30 oclock
A good day. Ben hauled lumber from the mill. He brough three loads. Josie sewed some to day. I went to George Blairs. There was no one at home but Denia. George had gone to Gretna with tobacco. The rest of them had gone to Max Creasys burial.
Tonight Ben and Josie has gone to Strait Stone for groceries.
A good day. Ben helped to dig Chesley Edmons grave to day. Josie has bin sick most of the day. She has the head ache to night very bad. Ben and Jim Emerson come here for dinner. I had not fixed any thought Ben would be at Mr Edmons for dinner. We soon got them a snack. Am all ways glad to see Mr Jim. Mrs Jessie and Mrs George Hutcherson stoped in here a while this evening. Murptist Harvey commenced on Marvins frame for his pit to day. Hope he will soon finish it. Ben has gone to Strait Stone to night. 8 oclock Little Edna Jenings was buried to day.
A good day. Ben worked on Owens house a little while this morning. Jim Emerson come and went up on the house and could not find a leak. He was here for dinner. We all but Henry and Edna went to Chesley Edmons burial this evening.
8 30 oclock
A cloudy day.
Then we all went to Marvins. Carrie and Josie made some candy they got on fine with it. Dan Sheltons baby was buried this evening. I have bin looking for a letter from Jim Brumfield for several days. I am so afraid he is sick.
I went to George Blairs and eat dinner. They had a fine dinner turkey & olde ham and everything else that it takes to make a good meal. They had a lot of company Ben & Josie and the children eat dinner at Carries. They had a good dinner - old ham & custard & cakes of several kinds Ben & Marvin went to Gretna to meet Miss Snead. She is at Lees to night. Whit Short was buried this evening 8 o'clock
Kate Harvey come a few minutes to day. She eat dinner with us. She brought me some homony. I went with her part the way home. I carried Edna & Franklin to Marvins and Carrie looked after them while I went to Posie Reynolds and got some turnip salit.
I finished pickin the 1919 crop of cotton to night.
A good day. Ben plowed half the day then carried Josie and the baby and I to Strait Stone. They went to Strait Stone and I stoped at the branch and fished while they were gone. I did not catch but one fish. We come home and went to Carries. Murphist Harvey was there at work on their house.
Henry & Edna and Franklin went to Marvins. Henry carried his ducks with him up there to play with. I went to Mr Hutchersons. Denia and Sallie Blair was there. Anna Mayhew and two of her children was there. Mrs Hutcherson in tends going to Richmond tomorrow for to see the Dr. I hope she may get well.
9 O Clock
Solde reasonably well I think.
Ben gave me a pair of overshoes to night.
A good day. Ben & Jim plowed until dinner then Ben carried Josie & the two little children and I to Chatham. Josie and the children stoped at Nellies. Ben & I went to Mr Oaks burial. There was a large crowd there. Elder Boaz talked at the house and they sung a song at the grave. Heard that Mrs Mills died this morning. She was at her sisters when she died.
A good day. Ben & Jim plowed all day. Josie and done a round[?] as usual. We went to Marvins this evening. Carrie was makeing Roy a suit. Josie worked button holes in Franklins clothes while she was at Carries. Josie baked light bread for supper.
A good day. Some clouds this evening but no rain to do any good. Jim & Ben & Henry worked in the tobacco all day. Fannie Power went to preaching to day. Ada Anderson carried her and then carried her home. We will miss her. Josie got dinner & supper. Her and the children went to Marvins this evening. Marvin went to the burial this morning.
I cut a few quilt peices this evening.
Had tomatoes raised this year for dinner today.
I staid at home most of the day. Went to Marvins this evening. They had company. Lee & Grace and Mr John Smith & Gallie Burger was there. Reese went to Gretna to meet Jim. All of the children and Hugh Brumfield went. Mr Hargrave was buried today.
A beautiful day. No sign of rain. Jim & Marvin moved some tobacco this morning. Ben went to Chalk Level to get some peices sawed to make a roller to roll their wheat land. They worked on the roller all evening and did not finish it. Josie sewed some on a dress for Edna.
A good day. Jim & Ben worked on a roller until twelve. Ben & Josie went to Altavista this evening. Josie had three teeth pulled. She come home sick. Has bin inbed ever since. Hope she may be better by morning. Marvin went to Mr Taz Woodings burial this evening. I kept Mabel this evening. She was very good for her.
The children went to school. Come home with their Dady when he come from Altavista.
A colde cloudy day. The boys rambled a round some. I got dinner this evening. I went to Marvins. Kate and Irvin Harvey come there a little while. Marvin went to Mrs Carsons burial. Came home while I was there. Josie staid with the children all day. Stewart Owen is sick. There is a lot of sickness a bout now. 9 oclock
A good day. Some clouds but no rain here. Jim & Ben worked on tobacco until dinner then they & Josie and three of the children went to Mr Bill Tuckers burial and then to Chatham. I do hope they got there ok. I got supper. Reese & Henry and I eat. I milked. The boys fed the horses & hogs. Now we are ready to go to bed. Reese and Henry will sleep in my room. 8 30
A good day. Rain tonight. The men cut a caneing of tobacco for Mr Owens and commenced to pull one for Jim. Owen went to the mill. Got two barrel of flour. Betty Haley washed here to day. Mrs Berger was buried today. Marvin and Carrie went to the buriel. Roy staid here. Maggie Bar[?] and 4 of the children come this evening. Ben carried them home. I was glad for him to take them.