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1918

Friday, November 15, 1918

Friday, November 15, 1918

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.

There was a crowd there. He was buried by the odd fellows. I am very sorry for the family. Henry and Edna went to school. Two of the teachers were at the burial.

8 30 oclock

Last edit over 6 years ago by Sara Brumfield

1919

Sunday, September 28, 1919

Sunday, September 28, 1919

A good day. We had company this morning. Lizzie and Ola & Faber went to Marvins. I went with them. Ben carried us. We went from there to Johnsons. There we eat dinner and then we went to Kate Harveys.

We walked from Marvins to Reynols from there to Harveys. Marvin Smith carried us from there to George Blairs on his car. I walked from there home.

There was preaching at Strait Stone to day. Some of the Odd Fellows went to Lynch Burg this morning and brought 19 girls from the Odd Fellows Home to Strait Stone to preaching. There was dinner on the ground. Enough to feed them and some others.

Henry went to Lee Brumfields and went hazel nut hunting. Mrs. Owen got home from Roanoak to day.

8:45 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Saturday, November 22, 1919

Saturday, November 22, 1919

A rainy morning. Clear this evening.

Josie cut out a dress this morning & hemed two sheets. I got dinner.

This evening I went to Marvins. Marvin went to Strait Stone to preaching. I come by the barn and tied some tobacco. Josie had supper a bout done when I come to the house.

Ben has gone to Strait Stone to night to and Odd Fellows meeting.

I got a letter from Effie Brumfield today. One from Fanny Emerson yesterday.

8 oclock

Last edit over 9 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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