Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1921

Thursday July 14, 1921

Thursday July 14, 1921

A good day. Ben & Jim worked tobacco all the morning. This evening Ben finished the room that he was at work on yesterday. Then he carried me and some of the children to White Falls. We had a good outing.

Fanny Power went to Gretna with George Blair to night.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday July 17, 1921

Sunday July 17, 1921

A good day. John went away this morning. Hope he got home ok.

We all staid at home for dinner. George Blair come a little while. He carried Fanny for spin and come back and then went to Mr Farmers for Isla. Ben went with us to Marvins then come home and carried Josie & Fannie & Julia and Edna to Piney Grove to preaching. I have just put Mabel in her bed. Henry and Franklin has gone up stairs to bed. I am tiered. It is hard to have to wait on folks that care nothing but a good time at some one else expence.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday July 18, 1921

Monday July 18, 1921

A good day. Ben & Henry and Franklin went with Marvin to Chatham. They staid all day. Jim come with them home. Josie staid at home & done the work. Charley Harvey spent the evening with Fannie Power at Aunt Josies. He carried her to church to night. I got the breakfast and milked the cows then went fishing. Reese Smith carried me. Hugh Brumfield went two. We did not catch any thing but I will go a gain the first time I can get to go.

Heard tonight that Capt Tate is very sick.

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Tuesday July 19, 1921

Tuesday July 19, 1921

A good day. We need rain very bad. Jim plowed some this morning. Ben went to Richard Woodings and helped top his tobacco & thin corn. Richard is in a hospittle. There was some 7 or 8 men to help.

Josie washed a big washing this morning. This evening Ben & Josie & Fannie & Julia, Edna & Franklin & Mabel all went to the store. Tonight Ben & Josie and Fannie and Julia has all gone to Piny Grove to preaching.

I went to Marvins a few minutes. I lost my glasses this evening. We had I put them in a book and Henry carried them up stairs. Mr John Smith and part of his family come to Marvins this evening.

Capt Tate is dead.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday July 20, 1921

Wednesday July 20, 1921

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.

The meeting at Piny Grove closed to day. They had two sermons and dinner on the grounds.

Had tomatoes raised this year for dinner today.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday August  2, 1921

Tuesday August 2, 1921

A good day. Ben was at Renan all day. He was a judge at an election. Jim & Henry sucker tobacco all day.

Reese Smith carried his mother & Josie and I to Renan to vote. Kate Harvey went to preaching this evening. Josie got the dinner. I churned to day.

Last edit over 7 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday August  3, 1921

Wednesday August 3, 1921

A good day. Sprinkled rain a few times. Not enough to do any good. Jim & Ben and Henry worked in the tobacco all day.

Josie washed a big washing. I helped some. We had corn & caned beef for dinner. This evening Isla & Cordie come to see Mrs Car. I was glad to see them if they did not come to see me. Trinkle was elected yester day. We are all sorry.

I have not seen any of Marvins folks today. Reese would of carried me to White Falls but I was a fraid there would be a cloud. I am sorry that I did not go.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Thursday August  4, 1921

Thursday August 4, 1921

A good day. The boys worked in the tobacco all day. I got dinner. Josie killed two chickens and baked pies. Today is Mrs Cars birth day. She is 67 years olde. Josie went to the grove to the meeting. Oscar Brumfield carried her. His mother & aunt went with him.

A Mr Roberson & Mr Hutcherson come here to see Mrs Car. She wants to sell her land. Josie come home with the sick head ache. I got supper. I think she had a fine time to day.

Mrs Car churned and washed dishes for me.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday August  5, 1921

Friday August 5, 1921

A good day. Some cloud about but no rain. Jim & Ben and Henry finished going over the tobacco by dinner. Today they hauled rocks & sand to work on the hearth in the dining room. Josie ironed today. I done something all the morning. This evening Reese carried Edna and I to Whitefalls to fish. I caught several. Edna and Reese staid at the car most of the time.

Josie put up six quarts of tomatoes. Mrs Car peeled the tomatoes. That was a big help.

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Saturday August  6, 1921

Saturday August 6, 1921

A good day. Ben & Jim worked on the house all day and did not get near all done that they want to do. Josie ironed some. Mrs Car churned. I got dinner.

Mrs Butcher & Mrs Dalton come a while. I was glad to see them. Mrs Butcher looks well and young for her. John & Edwin come this evening. I am glad to see them. Heard today that Jack Harvey is on his way home. He is sick. I am sorry for his mother and him. Heard today that Rorner James died this morning. There is several that dont care if he is dead.

Josie is lookin for Rob & Ella to morrow.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Sunday August  7, 1921

Sunday August 7, 1921

A good day and a busy day. John and Edwin was here. Mrs Car was here.

Rob Hubbard & Ella and three children and Mr Ran & wife come. Mr Ran went to Rufus Cars and Rufus come here with him. I was glad for them to come to see Ben and Josie. Ben carried Mrs Car home this evening. I am always glad for Mrs Car to stay with Josie.

Ben & Jim had a few water mellons. I think all of them enjoyed them.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Wednesday August 10, 1921

Wednesday August 10, 1921

A good day. Jim and Ben worked on a spring box at the Owen spring half of the day. Ben went to Mrs Cars place to help put on a roof. Come home & him and three of the children has gone to the school house to a picture show. Josie ironed all the evening.

Reese Smith carried me & Paul and Roy to White Falls. I caught several fish there. Was a crowd of people at Whitefalls on a picknic. I would guess there was as many as 40 people.

There is a negro assosiation going on at Glendland. We met a lot going home. We come by Kates. Grace B was there.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Monday August 15, 1921

Monday August 15, 1921

A good day. Ben & Jim and Henry worked in the tobacco all day. Ben sprayed some of his. Josie cand a few tomatoes this morning & got dinner. I got breakfast and milked the cows. Carried the milk to the spring and brought the milk that was ready to churned. Fixed the churn and churned. Carried some of the milk to the spring then dug bait. That is a big job now. Reese carried me and Paul & Roy to White falls. I caught a few fish. Come by Renan. Reese bough two sacks of salt[?]. Otie Kellie and Howard Strange was at the store.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday August 19, 1921

Friday August 19, 1921

A beautiful day. The men worked in the tobacco all day. They say that the worms are very bad.

Josie caned six cans of corn and tomatoes.

This evening Ben carried Josie, Edna, & Franklin and Mabel to Mr Jim Powers to see Mrs Fletcher Car & children. Ben said he did not get out of the car. I know he did not stay long any where. Tonight Ben & Henry has gone after them.

I sent 8 chickens for Miss Anna Hubbard.

Have ironed some this evening.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday August 23, 1921

Tuesday August 23, 1921

A good day. Jim & Ben hauled wood to the barn. They are thinking a bout cutting tobacco tomorrow.

Josie milked two cows and churned and got dinner.

Marvin carried Grace & I to Worshams pond. We fished all the morning. Did not catch anything. We had dinner with us and enjoyed it.

I wish I was close to the pond so I could go and not bother no one. I am willing to worke as much as I am able. That is a bout all that I ask them to take me and some times they wont do that. I know that I give them here trouble.

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Thursday August 25, 1921

Thursday August 25, 1921

A clear dry day. Jim finished cutting a cureing of tobacco this morning and hauled some wood.

Josie the most of the day. This evening she gathered some snaps and strung them.

I went to White Falls. Reese carried me & Paul & Roy. I think they had a good time batheing. Kate Harvey come & Mollie & Johnson come a while. I caught several fish. I peiced one block for my quilt.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday August 26, 1921

Friday August 26, 1921

A clear day. Jim has worked on his tobacco all day trying to get it to yellow.

Ben went to Jim Powers this morning and brought Fletcher Car and family up here. He has 6 children. We have not bin lonesome today. This evening Nellie and Evylin come. I was glad that they come.

Carley[?] Harvey & Virginia Moses was married this morning at Gretna. Reese Smith carried Kate & Virginia Harvey to Gretna. Marvin and some others met at Richard Woodings and cut some tobacco for him. Ben & Henry helped some.

I am going to sleep in the hall to night.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday August 27, 1921

Saturday August 27, 1921

A clear day. Jim fired his tobacco all day. Ben staid with Fletcher Car most of the day. Ben carried them to Mr Powers this evening. Josie and Mabel went with them.

Nellie went to the barn to stay a while. Evylin is hunting hair pins.

All of the rest of them have gone to bed.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday September  2, 1921

Friday September 2, 1921

A clear hot day. Jim & Ben worked on the tobacco. Ben will work on his all night. Henry and Reese is hunting tonight. The proffessor for Renan School was here toay. I did not see him. Josie ironed most of the day. I got dinner.

This evening Reese carried me to White Falls. I fished. The boys bathed. I caught 31 fish.

Roy Smith carried 4 horn worms to see if the fish would bite them. (They would.)

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Saturday September  3, 1921

Saturday September 3, 1921

A hot dry day. Ben fired on his tobacco all day. Jim and Henry suckered tobacco until dinner.

Josie staid at the barn while Ben carried Jim to Gretna. Ben brought Elsie East & Effie Brumfield home from Gretna. Oscar Brumfield carried his mother and Hugh and Aubra Brumfield and Ralph East to White Falls. We caught several fish. Jim Thomson was there with his car. He brought us part the way home and I was glad that he did.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday September 10, 1921

Saturday September 10, 1921

A good day. Jim & Ben worked on their tobacco fireing it. Henry and I picked some beans and peas this morning. This evening Ben carried Henry and Edna and I to the river. He did not want to go but went.

I did not catch any thing much. We stoped at Renan a few minutes. Virginia Harvey was there and Otho & Sallie Blair was there.

Josie got dinner & supper. She had fried apples for dinner. We did enjoy them. She mended on the men folks clothes all the evening.

Dodson Bailis come to see Ben to day.

Had a rain tonight.

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Thursday September 15, 1921

Thursday September 15, 1921

A good day. Had a little rain a bout day this morning. Need more bad. Ben sowed some rye this morning. Jim shelled some corn this morning. Ben went to the mill this evening. Carried corn & rye & wheat. I went with him on the waggon. I fished while they ground the grain. I caught several fish. I intend to fry them in the morning.

Josie has raked a place in the garden and sowed turnip seed on it. I do hope that they may come up and grow.

Ben and Josie dug bait for me while I changed my dress and shoes.

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Friday September 16, 1921

Friday September 16, 1921

A good day. Jim & Ben cut corn this morning.

Jim went to Chatham this evening. Reese Smith carried him. All the Smith children went with him. Marvin was up there & come with them home. The Reynols boys went to Chatham to day to enter school. Johnson drove the car. He ran over Marvins dog. Dont know how bad it was hurt.

Kate & Mollie was at Marvins to day. Kate come down here. Did not stay but a little while. Virginia Harvey is in NC at Spray. She claims to be visiting Hellen Brumfield.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday September 17, 1921

Saturday September 17, 1921

A good day. Was cloudy this morning but cleared off soon.

Ben jobed a round all day. Henry cut some corn. Josie got dinner. I washed a little. Ben carried Edna to Dr Owens this morning to have her lip worked on. I am troubled a bout her. Hope she may soon be well.

Reese carried me to White Falls. I caught a few fish. Paul & Roy went with us.

Ben has gone hunting tonight.

Last edit almost 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday September 24, 1921

Saturday September 24, 1921

A good day. Ben went to Eanes to work. Jim plowed. Ben come home and went for the teacers. Miss Fergerson & Miss Treer & Effie Brumfield. The proffesor did not come. John Brumfield come this evening. I am glad that he come. Ben carried the ladies home. Josie went with him. Josie cooked supper for them.

Marvin went to John Smiths this evening. Carried all the children. I went as far as Mr Johnsons. Paul Smith and I staid at the river. Marvin bought four pigs from Mr John Smith. Hope he may have good luck with them.

11 oclock

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Friday September 30, 1921

Friday September 30, 1921

A good day. Some clouds but no rain here. Jim & Henry moved some tobacco. Ben went to the saw mill. Carried two logs one this morning and one this evening.

I ironed some this morning. Josie got dinner and ironed this evening.

Reese and Roy and I went to White Falls. Did not catch many fish. Paul Smith stuck a nail in his foot today. I hope it wont hurt him long.

Reese & I stoped at Mt Airy and at Renan. We bought a few things at both places.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday October  4, 1921

Tuesday October 4, 1921

A cool windy day. Ben & Jim cut a log and Ben went to the saw mill. He brought lumber back when he come. Jim and Marvin plowed some this evening. Mr Cothron[?] come to see Josie this evening. He wanted her dues on the church.

Josie and I was starting to Marvins. They carried us on the car that far. I was glad of the ride as Josie would had to carrie Mabel all the way.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday October  8, 1921

Saturday October 8, 1921

A rainy morning. Soon cleared up and the wind blowed the rest of the day and it is colde tonight. Guess there will be frost in the morning.

Kate Harvey & Pearl Wiginton come to see us a while this evening. Ben carried them home. He was going to Renan if they had not come. Josie went to Reynols's to see Clifton and Jane. She never will for get them. They were kind to her when she was in the hospital.

Ben & Josie, Henry and Edna went to the school house to night to play or something of the sort.

Come home colde. I staid with Franklin & Mabel.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday October 15, 1921

Saturday October 15, 1921

A good day. Partly cloudy. Ben & Jim hauled logs to the saw mill.

Josie got dinner. I got breakfast and milked the cows, fed the possomes and the chickens, churned and fixed the butter.

This evening Reese carried me to White Falls. Did not catch any thing to speak of. We had good luck going and comeing. Reese did not have any trouble with the car.

Alma Bennett come to spend the night with us. I am glad that she came.

Last edit over 6 years ago by dy957
Wednesday October 19, 1921

Wednesday October 19, 1921

A good day. Ben rolled his wheat land today. Jim stripped tobacco. Josie has bin up most of the day but is feeling bad from her teeth being pulled. I went to Marvins this evening. Kate Harvey come. I was glad.

Martha Miller made some soap for us today. We were glad to get her to make it. Hazel and Eva stayed here while Martha was makeing soap.

Heard today that Dodson Bailiss had to carrie one of his children to the hospitle.

Jim & Ben went to the barn tonight to strip tobacco.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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