Julia Brumfield Diaries


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Friday January 21, 1921

A good day. Jim went home. Marvin went to Gretna. Jim went with him that far. Ben helped Owen strip tobacco a while. Ben & Josie and the little children went to the school house. The car stuck in the mud as they came back home.

Tonight Marvin & Ben went to the farmers meeting to night. Josie got dinner & supper. Lees folks are having a dance. Oscar has bin hunting some one to make musick. Mr Owen would not go. His baby is sick. Mrs Edmon is sick. Marvin went to see her this evening. I have not bin well today.

I have 5 little chickens. Hope I can rais them.

Last edit over 7 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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Monday February 21, 1921

A very bad day. Colde and some snow. Ben & Jim & Marvin stripped tobacco some. Henry and Edna went to school.

Josie went to Marvins a few minutes. Josie and Carrie ordered them a musick box a peice. I hope that they may get them ok. I got dinner. I boiled hogs face & feet.

I have tacked a few rags for a rug if I ever get it made.

Today is 56 years a go I was married.

Last edit over 7 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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Tuesday March 8, 1921

A good day. Jim and Ben plowed most of the day. Josie sowed. Made the baby some under bodies. I potered a round until dinner. Then I went with Carrie and the children to Gretna. Reese drove the car. We had a good trip. Bought a few things. Miss Carter come in a few minutes. Eula Mayhew come in a while. Mr Owen hauled a load of corn this morning. Ben has bin playing the musick box to night. I enjoy hearing it.

Last edit over 7 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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