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1918

Monday, January 14, 1918

Monday, January 14, 1918

A cloudy morning and little snow. Ben went to Renan. Come home by dinner. Worked some this evening. Tonight he went to John Hutchersons.

Josie got dinner and sewed some on her quilt. I made a pair of little pants then went to Marvins. Worked the button holes up there. Mr Hutcherson was there. He said that his folks was hauling guano.

I talked with Molly Reynolds this morning. She tolde me that Mr George Reynolds was dead. Died last night.

9 45 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday, February 11, 1918

Monday, February 11, 1918

A good day. Ben went to Altavista with Owen. They will stay allnight some where over there. Mr Mayhew went with them. Ben carried my calf. Frank Mays went to the Island for Ben.

Josie washed a big washing this morning. She finished a bought twelve oclock.

We all went up to Carries this evening.

A bout all of the snow has gone and it is so muddy that it is most impossible to travel at all.

8 40 oclock

Last edit over 11 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1919

Sunday, February  9, 1919

Sunday, February 9, 1919

A cloudy day and a little snow. Jim and Sarah Emerson & two children went from here this morning. They went to Mrs Graveleys. Ben went to Marvins and while he was gone Willie Brumfield come. He eat dinner with us then Ben carried him by Robert Laynes and to Long Island on his way to Richmond. I was glad that he come that long.

After Ben and Willie went a way Josie and I and the children went to Marvins a while. Ben come home at dark to night.

8 30 oclock

Last edit over 4 years ago by ScarletB
Monday, December 29, 1919

Monday, December 29, 1919

A cloudy morning & a little snow. Clear this evening.

Thelma & Mary and I went to Mag Brumfields and spent the day. Ben carried us and come after us. Mag had as nice a dinner as I ever set down to. Rees & Paul Smith and Hugh Brumfield was there.

Josie staid at home with the children. The baby is so cross that there is no doing anything with her. I am sorry for her & Josie two. Josie looks worn and tiered.

Charles Harvey was home today. Kate & Virginia Harvey come to Mags a few minutes this evening.

Tonight Ben & Thelma & Mary has gone to Graves Moses. They are haveing a party there tonight.

8 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1921

Thursday December 22, 1921

Thursday December 22, 1921

A colde day partly cloudy. Hailing and snowing tonight. Jim shucked some corn and toated stalks for the cows. Ben sawed wood at Kate Harveys. Brought the engine & saw home tonight. Ben went to Strait Stone tonight. He went for medicine for Mabel. She has a colde and is very hoarse. We are a fraid she will have the croup. Josie ironed today and worked on her cakes some. I got dinner. Denia Blair come a little while. I was glad that she come. Two of the Doss girls come a few minutes. They borrowed a last. Said they wanted to mend shoes. I am sorry that it is weathering. Did hope it would stay good until Jim could get home. We sent Kates turkey to her this morning.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
Friday December 23, 1921

Friday December 23, 1921

A good day. The land was covered with hail and snow but it nearly all melted before night. Ben & Jim did not do much of anything this morning. This evening Ben carried Jim to Gretna on his way to Chatham to spend the holidays with his folks. Josie and Henry went with them. They got home in good time. They bought several things. Among them they got some cow feed. I am so glad of that. Ben is in the basement not trying to stain the floors. Josie made me a nice apron tonight. I am glad of it. I got several Xmas cards from the grand children & friends. I killed 4 chickens and dressed them ready to cook. Two for Jim. Heard to day that Oscar Brumfield is sick. Hope he may soon be well. I do hope that Mabel will soon be well a gain.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
Memoranda (ii)

Memoranda (ii)

The first snow of the winter of 1921 and 1922 fell on the 22nd of December 1921.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Lisa

1920

Friday, January  2, 1920

Friday, January 2, 1920

A clear cold morning wind and a little snow this evening. Ben & Jim ground their axes this morning. Josie & I got dinner.

Ben carried Nellie and Evylin to Gretna this evening. I went with them did not suffer much with colde. Josie had supper about done when we got home.

Tonight Thelma & Mary and Ben has gone to Lee Brumfields to a dance. Mary and Thelma went to George Blairs,

9 oclock

Last edit over 7 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday, January  4, 1920

Sunday, January 4, 1920

A cold day. Snowed some to night. The wind is blowing and very cold. I got up this morning and made two fires and went to the spring then got breakfast. Ben carried Thelma & Mary to Long Island this morning on their way to Richmond. I hope they are there now. Josie staid at home and got dinner. I went to George Blairs. They had a nice dinner. Kate Harvey spent the day at Carries. Marvin carried Virginia to Gretna on her way to school. 9 o clock. A fire in Danville last night.

Last edit almost 7 years ago by Paul V
Friday, January 16, 1920

Friday, January 16, 1920

A bad day. Hailed a little and snowed some. Tonight it is raining. Jim & Ben got up a plant bed. Ben & Josie went to Renan and bought several things. Josie got dinner. I went to Marvin's a few minutes this evening. Mrs Mayhew is very sick. She gave birth to twins this morning. They are dead. Henry & Edna went to school. Mr. Dick Wooding brought Edna home. 8 30 oclock I am not well tonight.

Last edit about 10 years ago by Neil Brumfield
Thursday, February 19, 1920

Thursday, February 19, 1920

A colde day. Wind & scralls [?]of snow. Ben carried logs to the saw mill. Jim cut. Josie worked on Mabel apron some this evening. She went to Marvins a few minutes. She got some packages through the mail to day. I finished stichess my quilt. Henry went to school. Edna did not go. I think Franklin will soon be well.

9 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
Tuesday, February 24, 1920

Tuesday, February 24, 1920

A rainy day. Ben & Owen went to George Blairs and got a load of hay. They got about wet unloading it. Jim cut until he got about wet. Henry went to school. We got no mail today. Evry one that would of carried was sick. Josie got dinner. I rinsed this evening. We both sewed on quilts. Tonight Ben & Henry went to Marvins and it is snowing. Most of us are nearly sick with coldes.

9 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
Wednesday, February 25, 1920

Wednesday, February 25, 1920

A colde day. The ground was covered in snow this morning. The boys here did no try to work out. Josie got dinner. I sowed on my quilt most of the time. I am not well. Hope I wont get any worse. Nat Wooding carried the mail today. I am very glad that he was able to go. I got a pair of shoes to day. Don't know yet who ordered them. Anyway I am glad of them. Nearly all of the children are complaining. I do hope that they will be better soon.

9 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
Thursday, February 26, 1920

Thursday, February 26, 1920

A very colde day. Spit snow part of the time. Jim & Ben worked on their baskets all the morning. They went to Strait Stone this evening. I think they got very colde. Josie has done most all the work today. I have felt bad all day. I sowed on my quilt some. Carrie come a few minutes this evening. Marvin is here tonight. The children went to school.

8 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
Monday, February 30, 1920

Monday, February 30, 1920

A bad day. Snowed all day. Marvin & boys come down & got their [?] cut. Josie milked for me this morning the first time any one has milked for me this winter. I have felt bad all day. Franklin is better I hope. I wrote two letters to day one to Effie & one to John. I do hope I may feel better by morning.

7 oclock The baby will be 5 months old tomorrow and weighs 12 pound.

Last edit about 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
Monday, March  1, 1920

Monday, March 1, 1920

A bright colde day. The land was covered in snow this morning. Jim & Ben could not work out of doors. Ben worked on his basket some. Josie done all the work to day. I have set up all day. Hope I will feel well as usual in the morning. Carrie come a few minutes this evening. I am always glad for her to come. I do want them all to get well and the weather to get better so bad. All that I can do is to wait.

7 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
Sunday, March  7, 1920

Sunday, March 7, 1920

A cloudy and snowed untwelve. Colde and clear to night. Lee Brumfield & Hugh come eat dinner with us. Henry & Hugh went out. The dogs caught a possome. Hugh started home with it. Josie done the work a gain today. I set by the fire. Do hope I may be able to work soon.

8 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Linda Tucker

1922

Friday, January 27, 1922

Friday, January 27, 1922

A very bad day it was snowing this morning when we got up and it is snowing yet 8 o clock at night. It is drifted in places so that any one cant hardly go through it. Jim has fed the chicken & turkeys and cows. Ben milked and has brought the water. Josie got dinner. She cooked black eye peas and had a stew. I made some bats and sewed on my quilt some. Our mail carrier did no come today. We mis the mail. There was no school today.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Saturday, January 28, 1922

Saturday, January 28, 1922

A snowy morning. There is the most snow on the land that is ever on it in this part of Va. The wind is not as colde as it is some times. Ben made some paths. He worked two horses to a drag. Jim shoveled a lot of snow from the stables and hen houses. He feeds the chickens and hogs. Ben milked for me yesterday and today. Josie got dinner & ironed today. Mr Mayhew come by and stayed some time playing games with Ben & the children. The mail did not come yesterday or today. We mis it so much.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Thursday, February 16, 1922

Thursday, February 16, 1922

Snowed again last night and have not thawed but very little allday. Today it is a very bad time. Ben & Josie milked today. I am not going out much. We dressed two chickens today and cooked one. Henry went to school the weather was two bad for Edna. Franklin & Mabel has bad colds. I think Jim feels better than he did yesterday. I know I hope he does. I am sorry for myself and every boddy esle [crossed out] else. I want to hear from all of my children and grand children. Do hope that the weather will get good.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Wednesday, March  1, 1922

Wednesday, March 1, 1922

A bad day. Hailed & snowed and rained all day. Hailing now 8 oclock at night. The men folks fed the stock and made fires. Ben & Josie milked. I churned and got dinner. We had turnip salit & poached eggs. Nellie & Jim brought the sallit from Chatham. We were very glad of it. Henry & Edna went to school. Mabel has cried a lot all the morning. Was better all the evening. Nellie was complaining all evening. Hope she will soon be teethed.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by Ladybug1492
Thursday, March  2, 1922

Thursday, March 2, 1922

A very bad day. The ground was covered with snow & ice and it rained most of the morning. Ben & Jim could not work at any thing much. Jim kept a good fire at the dining room. Ben went to Renan late this evening. He went horse back. He carried Kate Harvey some quilting frames. Henry went to school. I cooked the break fast & churned and killed a chicken and d[r]essed it. Josie cooked the dinner and made ice cream. We all did enjoy it. Josie got a letter from Carrie. I got one from Effie Brumfield and three of their pictures.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Friday, March  3, 1922

Friday, March 3, 1922

A cloudy day most of the day. Some snow on the ground yet. Jim & Ben sawed some wood in the woods. Jim & Nellie and Josie caught some chickens to night. Ben went to Renan after a crate he wanted. He walked and toated it home.

Josie got dinner. She is not well and I see trouble a bout her. I am not doing much and it hurts me for her to have so much to do. Nellie wants to go home in the morning. I am afraid it will be raining. Hope not. The roads is so bad that they will have to go on a waggon if they go.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by Ladybug1492
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 almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Tuesday, December 19, 1922

Tuesday, December 19, 1922

A clear colde day. Snowed a little last night. Jim has bin a round home most of the day. He put the pea hulls in sacks this morning. Ben & Fanny Power went to Gretna this morning and to Dunvill on the train. I got dinner. Nellie made beds & swept the floors. Josie has bin quiet most of the day. Mrs Car has stayed by her most of the day. Hattie Gilbert washed here today. The clothes did not get dry.

Ben & Fanny has come home. The children is so glad.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Memoranda (iii)

Memoranda (iii)

The first snow this year Jan the 14th 1922. One of the worst snows that I ever have seen fell today January the 27th 1922. Snow & hail & rain Feb the [?] Snowing this morning Feb the 7 Snowed today Feb the 9th Snowed Feb the 15th & 16th 1922 March the 4th the tree was covered with ice this morning.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart

1923

Tuesday, January 16, 1923

Tuesday, January 16, 1923

A colde windy day. Ben & Jim burned a plant bed today. Nellie & I got dinner. Mrs Carr staid up stairs most of the day. The children went to school. I got a letter from Effie. She writes that there is a lot of sicknesss at Blacks Burg. Hattie washed here today. We have had snow showers today. I have not heard from the sick around here today. Do hope they are better by now. I have mended some things to day. Among them was Edna's cloak. Edna & Mabel both went upstairs tonight with Mrs. Carr.

Last edit over 7 years ago by Nathani
Wednesday, January 24, 1923

Wednesday, January 24, 1923

Snowed last night and this morning. The land is covered with snow tonight but it is warmer now than yesterday. The men could not do much of anything to day. Ben went to Renan. Jim went to Mr. Bookers. There is some one sick at nearly every house. Earl Bennett was here today about fertilizer. Nellie got a letter from Evyline. She is sick and Nellie is so distressed she did not eat any supper. I am sorry for her but can't do any thing that would do any good. Henry and Edna went to school. Franklin and Mabel has had a good time today. I finished Carries quilt ready to quilt to night. I set a hen today.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Monday, February  5, 1923

Monday, February 5, 1923

Snowed most of the day. The men folks did not work much. Ben varnished his furniture. Nellie done the cooking and sewed on my rugs. Finished them tonight. Dr. Willie B[rumfield?] was here today a little while. Kate Harvey they hope is some better. Irvin and Duepney(?) come this evening and got the cot for to put in Kate's room. I got a letter from Mrs. Carr this evening.

Last edit over 7 years ago by Nathani
Tuesday, February  6, 1923

Tuesday, February 6, 1923

A bad day. Snowed some today. Ben worked on picture frames. Jim made fires until dinner. Then he went to Renan and to Bookers. They think that Kate is better. Hope so. Any way there is more sickness than I ever knowed. Heard today that there was 22 persons on Mr. Less Bookers place sick.

Henry went to school. They had very few pupils. Nellie done most of the cooking. I sewed a little. I milked yesterday and today Edna helped me. She milked one cow. They baby has bin very cross yesterday and today. Nat Wooding did not come by here today.

Last edit over 6 years ago by Demo User
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