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1918

Monday, October  7, 1918

Monday, October 7, 1918

A good day. The men folks cut corn this morning. Ben mowed peas this evening. The rest of them cut corn all day. Little Henry and the Owen boys worked at it all day. Josie sewed some this morning. This evening we picked peas. Mrs Owen and Beatrice picked all the evening. Mrs Dawson come after some apples and got them.

Carrie cooked the first meal on her new range this morning. Tobacco was so dry that we could not strip this morning. We had turnip salit for dinner and cornbread.

10 oclock

Last edit almost 11 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Tuesday, October  8, 1918

Tuesday, October 8, 1918

A good day. Ben Owen and the children cut corn. William Gilbert helped half of the day.

This evening Ben went to see a bout some lumber that he bought from Mrs Berger. Josie ironed this morning and picked peas this evening. I picked some beans. I went to Marvins a while this evening. Carrie was canning apples.

9 oclock

Last edit over 11 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield

1919

Wednesday, September 17, 1919

Wednesday, September 17, 1919

A good day. Ben & Owen and Jim finished cutting corn.

Josie made Edna a dress and made some pickel of pears that she brought from her mothers orchard.

Marvin went to the saw mill twice today. Carrie washed some and ironed. William and Hattie Gilbert (col) picked peas.

I wrote Fannie Emerson a letter today. I went to Marvins this evening. Edna and Franklin went with me. We came by the orchard and picked up some apples.

8:45 oclock

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield

1920

Tuesday, October  5, 1920

Tuesday, October 5, 1920

5th day Tuesday

Ben & Jim gathered some apples and made cider. Josie got dinner. I picked peas most of the day. Went to Marvins a few minutes. Kate Harvey come a little while. This evening Charley Harvey come and brough our tax receipts. Josie sent Mrs Nat Wooding some peppers. Carrie Smith is very much complaining.

Last edit about 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
Wednesday, October  6, 1920

Wednesday, October 6, 1920

6 day Jim gathered apples and made some cider. Ben went to Long Island for guano. He bought shoes and put them on the horses him self. He was gone most of the day. Josie got dinner. I picked peas this morning. This evening I washed a little. Put out the things that Betty left in the tubs. I went and dug a basket of sweet potatoes.

8 oclock

Last edit about 10 years ago by Linda Tucker
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