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1921

Sunday October  2, 1921

Sunday October 2, 1921

A good day. We all staid at home until after dinner then I went to Johnson Reynols. They were eating dinner. The preacher, Mr Keef and Mr Hankins, Jim Thomson & family, Posie Reynols and family.

Josie and Ben & the children went to Jim Thomsons then come to Reynols. They brought me home. Jim Brumfield staid home all day. I went by Marvins. They were all up and a bought.

Last edit over 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1920

Friday, July 16, 1920

Friday, July 16, 1920

A good day. Jim and Ben worked on the barn shelter. Ben & Josie went to Jim Thomsons and got pears to preserve. Nellie got some berries to make jellie. I made 16 glasses of jellie this evening and made three quarts of jam. Evylin has not come down stairs to day. Hope she will be a bout in the morning. I got some snaps from Marvin to day.

Last edit over 9 years ago by Linda Tucker
Saturday, July 17, 1920

Saturday, July 17, 1920

A good day. Jim & Ben worked on the barn shelter this morning. Ben went to Strait Stone for oil this evening. He went to Gretna for John & Tenia and Little Christenia. Josie and I got dinner. I killed 4 chickens. Josie baked a cake. Jim & Nellie picked berries this evening. Nellie caned them. Tonight I made some preserves. This morning got the pears from Jim Thomsons. 9 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Linda Tucker
Wednesday, August  4, 1920

Wednesday, August 4, 1920

A good day. Marvin pulled leaves. Jim & Ben & Owen helped him. Reese carried Nell & Josie to Jim Thomsons. They got a bout two bushels of peaches. This evening Nellie and I peeled them. Josie helped in the tobacco all the evening or until they finished. Christenia Reynols & Doris Brum come a little while. They got some tomatoes. 9 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Linda Tucker
Sunday, November 14, 1920

Sunday, November 14, 1920

A bright colde day. Jim staid at home all day. Ben went to Mr Powers and brought Mrs Car and the children home then went to Gretna and will go to Charlot and bring Josie home we hope. Kate Harvey come a little while. Carrie and Marvin went to Jim Thomsons. Joel & [?] Birch was there. Virginia Wooding stoped here and played with Edna a while this evening. The children here has bad coldes.

Last edit about 9 years ago by Linda Tucker

1923

Saturday, August 11, 1923

Saturday, August 11, 1923

A good day a while. Then it rained. The men suckered tobacco a little while this morning. Then they quit work. Ben carried me and the children to White Falls. I caught several fish. Then we eat dinner. By that time it was a bout ready to rain. We started home and got as far as Jim Thomsons. Ben got in a ditch and could not get out with out help. Johnson Reynolds was in the mud two after the rain. Some men come and got them out. The children and I went to Thomson's house. Mrs. Thomson was as nice as could be. I wore one of Mrs Thomson's dresses home. I hope I did not soil it. She was so kind. Nellie got dinner.

Last edit over 6 years ago by Nathani
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