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1919

Wednesday, December 10, 1919

Wednesday, December 10, 1919

A cool day. To night is colde. Jim & Ben went to Chatham. Nellie come with them home. I am very glad that she come.

Mr Owens baby is sick. I do hope he may be better soon. Josie baked a fruit cake to day.

Mr Owens carried some chickens to Long Island this evening.

I was at Marvins a few minutes this evening.

9 oclock

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday, December 14, 1919

Sunday, December 14, 1919

A rainy morning. Clear this evening.

Jim carried Nellie to the Island this evening on her way home. I hope she may get there ok. Jim had a colde drive home.

Ben & Josie went to Marvins a few minutes this evening.

7:30 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday, December 18, 1919

Thursday, December 18, 1919

A very colde day. Jim & Ben burnt a plant bed to day.

Josie got dinner. I kept the baby.

I ironed some this evening.

S[eu?]la[r?] Hayley come and brought some wood to the porch and carried some up stairs. Want to have some ready for Xmas.

Today is Hazel Smiths birth day. I would of went up there but did have time and do the ironing.

8:30 oclock

Last edit almost 3 years ago by Trisha
Wednesday, December 24, 1919

Wednesday, December 24, 1919

A good day. Colde tonight. Ben & I went to Strait Stone and bought several things. Mr Sam Owen went to the mill. Carried some corn for us.

Josie baked some cakes. Give William Gilbert one.

Ren & Ethel Worsham sent me a nice sweater for a Xmas gift. Josie and I had a card from Irene Dyer. This evening I had one from Julia Fergerson. Guess she is at her fathers tonight.

Henry killed two ducks today and I dressed them.

I don't think that Henry can go to sleep tonight for wanting to know what Santy will bring.

Well I may never see another Xmas. We have bin well all the year. Have not missed a night waiting on account of sickness.

8:30 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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

Saturday January  1, 1921

Saturday January 1, 1921

A beautiful day for January. We was all at home for dinner. Henry traded his wheel for type writer. He is carried a way with it. Ben and Josie went to Strait Stone late this evening. While they were gone Charles Harvey and Miss Virginia Moses come. They wanted the records for the phonogarapth. They was on their way to Lee Brumfield. Guess they will dance there tonight.

I ironed some today.

I thought this morning we would have a rainy day. It was partly cloudy and a plain rain bow. It rained a little and cleared off.

Ben or Josie one are typewriteing now.

8:30 oclock

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday January 16, 1921

Sunday January 16, 1921

A clear day. Snow on the ground yet. We all was here at dinner. Jim went to Marvins this morning. Ben went to Owens late this evening. Owens baby is sick. Josie and I got dinner. We did not get any supper. I think now I will be so glad when I can go a round and not be colde. Mabel has woke up. She is one of the worst babys that I have ever seen.

I promised Ben 50 cts to carry the calf from the stable to the shop.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday January 17, 1921

Monday January 17, 1921

A good day. Ben & Jim carried two loads of tobacco to Gretna. I hope they got there ok.

Josie washed some today. I staid with the children.

I went to Marvins a little while this evening. Kate Harvey was there. She did not stay long. She is boarding the teacher at this time.

Henry & Edna went to school today.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday January 20, 1921

Thursday January 20, 1921

A beautiful day. Some warm. Jim and Ben helped Owen strip tobacco after shucking some corn and carrieing it to the corn house and feeding the cows. Marvin loaded his waggon and sent it on to Gretna.

The children went to school. Josie and I got dinner.

I have went to sleep and let my book fall twice. Dont know any thing worth writing so I will quit.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday February 14, 1921

Monday February 14, 1921

A good day. Jim & Ben and Marvin killed a hog for Ben. Mr Sam Owen moved from here today. I felt sad to see them go but I hope he has bettered him self. He moved to Mr George Allens.

Henry and Edna went to school.

Josie got dinner and supper. I fixed up after hog killing.

Josie went to Marvins this evening. She carrie[d] Franklin and Mabel. Mollie Reynols was there a while. I would of like to see them all. I would be glad to see all of the children. I may never see them all any more.

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday February 15, 1921

Tuesday February 15, 1921

A good day. Jim and Ben burnt a plant bed. Jim finished the bed. Ben carried some chickens to Mt Airy for me and then started to Gretna. Was going to Danville tonight. Grace Brumfield went to Danville today.

John Tucker carried some tobacco for Ben & Lee today. Mr Owen carried his cows from here today. Josie ground the sausage and seasoned it. Today I made scrapple. I went to Marvins this evening. Henry and Edna went to school.

I sent 4 roosters and 4 hens to the store.

I have a rooster that John Smith raised. I am to pay three dollars for him.

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday March  1, 1921

Tuesday March 1, 1921

A beautiful day. Jim and Marvin went to Gretna. Marvin carried his cow to Mr Scrugs and solde him the calf. He had started to ship the calf. Jim carried a box of meat to send to Chatham for his folks.

Ben solde the last of his tobacco in Danvill to day. Ben and Josie went to Danville. They bought several things. Got home at dark. I am so glad that they are all at home and all are well.

I staid here with Edna & Franklin and Mabel. I ironed until twelve oclock. Charles Harvey come in a few minutes this morning. I do want to see Kate Harvey so bad. I will go over as soon as I can.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday March 15, 1921

Tuesday March 15, 1921

A good day. Ben shucked corn about all day. Jim until dinner. Then he went to the mill at White Falls. He carried Franklin with him. Josie commenced a dress for herself to day. I went to Cedar Forest. Elsie East carried me. She had a horse and buggy. We fished a while. Did not catch any thing worth anything. We had a good time any way.

Henry has commenced to sleep up stairs.

9 oclock

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Thursday March 24, 1921

Thursday March 24, 1921

A rainy day most of the day. Mrs Reynols was buried this evening. Ben went to the burial with Marvin. Jim staid at home all day. Josie got dinner. She baked a molasses pudding. It was fine.

I went to Georg Blairs. Lottie Craddock and her children was there. Isla was sewing. Denia & Cordie was makeing Edieth a doll. Denia was bakeing light rolls.

Willie Hutcherson and his mother went to Mrs. Reynols burial.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday March 27, 1921

Sunday March 27, 1921

A good day. Ben & family staid at home. Leslie Roark and Beaula & Elsie East & the children and Gladice & Hugh and Hildna all come a while this evening. We were all glad to see them. Emmet Brumfield come a while. Paul Smith went with him home. Ren Worsham carried a truck load to Gladice to day. I am so glad that he did it. Gave some of them pleasure I know.

Johnson Reynols come for me. Robert was driveing the car. I spent a pleasant day. Posie & family and Reubin was there.

Mollie had a nice dinner. I want to be thankful for all that is done for me.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday April  4, 1921

Monday April 4, 1921

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.

Henry and Edna went to school today. They stopped at Marvins and they eat supper there.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday April 15, 1921

Friday April 15, 1921

Cloudy most of the day but no rain. Jim worked in the garden most of the day. Ben went to the island for guano. Carried a log to the saw mill. Henry went with him. Josie got dinner and supper. She baked light rolls for supper. I ironed all the morning. Tonight John come to see us. I am glad that he come.

9:30 oclock

Jim has a very bad colde. I am sorry for him.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday April 16, 1921

Saturday April 16, 1921

A cloudy day no rain until night. Ben & Jim hauled old rails fa - [?hove?] wood. Josie and I washed then got dinner & churned Josie sewed some this evening. I went to [?marvins?] Carrie had washed. Paul is very much complaining hope he will get well Soon I went to the plant bed and cut salit for dinner. Tomorrows dinner

Last edit over 7 years ago by leo.v.s
Monday April 18, 1921

Monday April 18, 1921

A bad day rained most of the evening and still raining. Jim went to Chatham Marvin carried him. Ben went for [Guave] carried a log to the mill. Henry went with him. John went to see Corrie a [] this morning John and henry went to Strail Stone this evening. They went horse back. We had fried chicken for dinner. The first that we had killed this spring. To night is a [??ny] bad time on little chickens hope it will quit raining soon.

Last edit about 7 years ago by leo.v.s
Thursday April 21, 1921

Thursday April 21, 1921

A good day. Jim harrowed all day. Ben fenced some. Josie got dinner then her and Edna & Franklin and Mabel come to Johnson Reynols. I went this morning. Today was Mollie Reynols birth day. Christenia invited several of the kinsfolk to come.

I was all that went for dinner. Christinia went to the store and bought cakes and lemmons. Made lemon aid and served cakes & aid. Mollie has children that she is proud of. They seem to think so much of her. Reese Smith brought his mother and sister up there this evening and come and brough us all home. Kate Harvey was there two. I enjoyed it all.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday April 22, 1921

Friday April 22, 1921

A cloudy windy day. Rain just at night. Jim and Ben worked all day at home. Josie ironed and got dinner.

I went to Long Island with Grace Brumfield. Reese Smith carried us. We fished all day and did not catch any thing. We eat dinner and supper at Mr Peaks. Mr and Mrs Peak was very nice to me and I am very glad for any kindness that is to me.

Mr Mayhew & Mr Irvin Lewis and his mother was fishing. Mr Less Rourks and Beaula brought us home. I hope I have not done any harm to any one to day. If so excuse me.

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Saturday April 23, 1921

Saturday April 23, 1921

A good day except early morning. Oscar Brumfield brought his car here for Ben to help him work on it. They worked on it until twelve and after then Oscar carried Henry and Hugh and I to White Falls to fish. The river was very mudy. I caught 3 fish and Oscar caught five. Jim went home. Marvin carried him to Gretna. Henry went with Hugh home to spend the night. There was a sale at Mrs Creasys this evening. None of my folks went.

The bees swarmed. Ben and Josie hived them.

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Friday April 29, 1921

Friday April 29, 1921

A cloudy day. The men folks could not do much of any thing. This evening Ben carried Henry & Reese and I to Cedar Forest to fish. There was people there seining. We fished a little in the pond. A cloud began to gather and I was a fraid to stay so we come home and then it did not rain much.

The school closed at Strait Stone this evening. There was a big crowd there. We did not stop there. Mrs Anderson and Mrs Blair went to see Mrs Edmons this evening.

Josie ironed all the morning. Ben went to Hubbards store and got a nice lot of fish. Josie fried some for supper. I did not eat any to night.

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Friday May 13, 1921

Friday May 13, 1921

A cloudy day. Rain tonight. Ben & Jim planted tobacco. Marvin and his crowd helped. Mr Hobson left here today. Josie ironed some and made a shirt this evening. I put Josies turkeys with Jims turkey hen this evening. I finished the little girls pillow slips this evening and carried them home. Ben shot a crow.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday May 14, 1921

Saturday May 14, 1921

A beautiful day. Ben worked on his car most of the day. This evening he carried me to Strait Stone Creek and the store. We come back by Renan. We met with Clifton and Jane Reynols. I was glad to see them.

Jim went to Chatham. Marvin went to Altavista to day. He had his teeth worked on.

Henry went to Uncle Johnsons this morning. He got some guina eggs. I put them under a hen to night. I hope that they may hatch.

Ben carried my calf Peggy to Marvins pasture to day.

Last edit almost 10 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday May 21, 1921

Saturday May 21, 1921

A good day. The boys planted corn all day. Josie washed windows and scrubed floors. I done nothing as usual. Josie baked a cake this evening.

Reese Smith carried me to White Falls. I fished. I caught 19 fish. Paul Smith went with us tonight. Floid Reynols & Aubra Brumfield come here and ask Henry to go camping. I dont like no such. Hope nothing nothing wont happen to them.

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Saturday May 28, 1921

Saturday May 28, 1921

A good day. Clouds about this evening but no rain to wet any thing. Ben replanted tobacco. He went to Renan and got some beef for tomorrows dinner. Josie killed and dressed three chickens, baked two cakes, got dinner, and bathed the children.

I went to Worshams pond to fish. Marvin carried me and Henry & Reese. He went to Altavista and had work done on his teeth worked on. I stoped at Mr Jim Bookers and sit on the porch with Mrs Booker until Marvin come for us.

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Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Monday June 27, 1921

Monday June 27, 1921

A good day. Ben carried John to Gretna. Julia & Edna and Franklin and Mabel went with them. Ben did not stay long. Then he plowed in his tobacco. Jim plowed some and then mowed hay. Them and Marvin have gone to the school house to hear speakin to night.

Josie planted some pepper this morning then got dinner. This evening she gathered some black berries and went to Marvins.

I got breakfast and milked the cows & fed the chickens and churned. Cut some quilt peices and went to Marvins. Come home. Fed & milked. Brought two buckets of water.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday July  7, 1921

Thursday July 7, 1921

A good day. It rained a shower at Gretna but not a drop here. We need rain so bad. Nellie caned & preserved some berries for us this morning. She went home this evening. Ben carried her to Gretna. I went with them. Ben bought some ship stuff and beet pulp for the cows. Josie got dinner. She went to Marvins a little while. Mr Woodall left Marvins this evening.

Ben & Jim and Julia & I went to Strait Stone to the show to night. There was a big crowd. It was good of its kind.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday July 13, 1921

Wednesday July 13, 1921

A good day. No rain yet here. Jim and Ben worked on the tobacco this morning. This evening Ben white washed the room that I sleep in. Josie made her a dress this morning. Julia & Edna picked a few berries. Julia stuck a barb wire in her leg. I hope it wont get sore much. A wasp stung Franklin. I hope it wont hurt him long.

Miss Fannie Power went with Mr Asa Anderson to Piny Grove to preaching. They are carrieng on. Protracted meeting there this week.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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