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1921

Monday October 17, 1921

Monday October 17, 1921

A beautiful day. No sign of rain. Jim & Marvin moved some tobacco this morning. Ben went to Chalk Level to get some peices sawed to make a roller to roll their wheat land. They worked on the roller all evening and did not finish it. Josie sewed some on a dress for Edna.

I went to Marvins this evening. They are getting on very well there. Tonight Marvin & Ben has gone hunting.

We heard this morning that Mr Taz Wooding died last night. Will be buried tomorrow.

Last edit about 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
Tuesday October 18, 1921

Tuesday October 18, 1921

A good day. Jim & Ben worked on a roller until twelve. Ben & Josie went to Altavista this evening. Josie had three teeth pulled. She come home sick. Has bin inbed ever since. Hope she may be better by morning. Marvin went to Mr Taz Woodings burial this evening. I kept Mabel this evening. She was very good for her.

The children went to school. Come home with their Dady when he come from Altavista.

Last edit about 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield

1922

Friday, September 29, 1922

Friday, September 29, 1922

A good day. Jim stripped some tobacco. Ben went to Gretna with Mr Mayhew. Come home before twelve. Commenced to make a tongue for the roller. Went to the mill with a little corn. He carried all of the children and I went two. I fished some. Caught 13 fish. Denia & Kate come to see Josie. Irvin Harvey come to see her two. Lizzie Bennett got supper for me tonight. We had beef steak. Frank Blair and his mother come tonight in the car for Lizzie. Jim & Ben & Henry went to the school house.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
Saturday, September 30, 1922

Saturday, September 30, 1922

A good day. Jim stripped tobacco. Ben worked on a roller all the morning. This evening he carried Daisy the col girl home. All the children and I went with him. He was in a fret all the evening. I think now that I never will ask him to take me any where a gain. Lizzie come here this morning. Denia come with her but would not come in the house. Staid and talked until a bout dinner time. Lizzie baked a cake to day. Josie had a flighty spell a gain this evening. Mollie was to see her this evening.

Last edit almost 6 years ago by mkstewart
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