granddaughter Ada Opal (Walker),
daughter of Ballard, married to Andy J. Miller
son-in-law, Charles Alex Ridenour,
married to Ida Mae
grandson-in-law, husband of
Ada Opal (Walker), Ballard's daughter
her son Ballard
her daughter Birdee
her son, Ballard Ira Walker
Big Linsey Newport
her daughter, Birdie Bibee (Walker)
Humphrey, married to Elmer Lee Humphrey
nickname for her daughter Birdie
granddaughter Chloe Walker,
daughter of Ballard
son of James Hamilton Grant
and Catherine Comers
unknown person or family
unknown; may have been related
to her son-in-law William Herman Bolinger
her brother, Rev. Dexter Snow
grandaughter Della Harriet
Ridenour, daughter of Ida
unknown; may have been related
to her son-in-law Elmer Lee Humphrey
Carlos Dester Sexton, widower
of her late daughter Lula O.
grandson-in-law John Dewey Pebley,
husband of Verlie Vivian Walker, Ballard's daughter
nickname for her husband, Dr.
Andrew Calvin Walker
grandson Harry Ebert Bolinger,
son of Ina
her daughter Birdie's husband,
Elmer Lee Humphrey
her son George Franklin Walker
her son George Franklin Walker
unknown person or family
her daughter, Ida Mae (Walker)
Ridenour, married to Alex and living nearby
her daughter, Ina Belle, married
to William Herman Bolinger
grandson James Parke Humphrey,
son of Birdie
probably wife of Andrew's brother
Silas Anderson Walker
unknown (Jessee Hicks?)
unknown (perhaps Jim Eades)
unknown (perhaps John Newport
or John Butler)
daughter of Andrew's sister
Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Walker) Click
her grandson, Lester Roscoe
Ridenour, son of Ida
married Corilda's son Ruby;
actually "Lillith Beebe"
Andrew's sister, Elizabeth (Walker)
daughter-in-law Lu Vernia (Massingale)
Walker, wife of Ballard
M. D. Lawson
unknown (probably Maynard Phillips)
unknown (probably Margaret Sharp)
Mary Ann Butler
probably Douglas Irby Vermillion,
who at least at one time was postmaster
Mr. & Mrs. Lael
Florence Kling Harding, wife
of the late president
probably the wife of Bill Newport
at New River Lumber Company
unknown; family mentioned too
Kizzie (Hatfield) Walden, wife
of Daniel W. and mother of Rosa Etta
unknown; perhaps Lou York
unknown; may have been Rosa's
unknown; perhaps Murley
son Paris Clyde Walker
nickname for her husband
her son, Paris Clyde Walker
granddaughter Pearl, daughter
unknown (perhaps Saxton)
nickname for her son Ruby
daughter of Daniel and Kizzie
Walden, became Corilda's daughter-in-law in 1920, marrying Frank
grandson William Roy Bolinger,
son of Ina
Ruby Emmit Walker, her son
Silas Anderson Walker (same
as Silas W.)
Silas Anderson Walker, Andrew's
brother and a doctor in Walnut Grove
Alfred Alexander Taylor
grandson Verland Emmit Bolinger,
son of Ina
granddaughter Verlie Vivian
Walker, daughter of Ballard, married John Dewey Pebley
unknown (probably Wayne Brown)
murdered in Huntsville
grandson Ward W. Walker, son
Winfred Sharp (male), best friend
of her son Ruby
Dr. Andrew Calvin Walker
and Corilda Catherine (Owen) Walker; photo courtesy
Laura Robbie (Sneed) Stooksbury.
Still in Caryville. 1923 starts a new
book, and Corilda made entries for a substantial portion
of the year.
Monday, January 1, 1923
Temp 35 AM. Clear, cook, wind. Walter Jeffers got shot
and killed at Huntsville, Scott Co., X-mas by Walter
Jeffers [sic]. I wash'd little - felt bad all day.
Tuesday, January 2, 1923
Temp 23, part cloudy. Chloe and girls stay hear all
eav. Paris went to Knox. Ruby and B.I. went to C'ville
to Lodge nite. Wash'd some.
Wednesday, January 3, 1923
Raining little. I clean'd up - burnt old papers - got
dinner. 2 O.C. turned cold. Temp 35, north wind - thin
clouds. Rab, Dock, and me wrote Bolingers.
Thursday, January 4, 1923
Temp 26 Clear and Cold Temp 5 O.C. 45 - Got card from
Paris at Knox.
Friday, January 5, 1923
Temp 48, windy all nite. I was sick all eav-wkness
in left side. Strunk and Rab went hunting. Strunk eat
support here. Andy Miller came to B.I.'s. Chloe went
home with him.
Saturday, January 6, 1923
Clear, most warm, little wind - Rab gone to C'ville
to help in C. Store today. Mr. Cross has flu. Rab stay'd
till after show. Lu and children came up and stay'd
till 7:30 O.C. night.
Sunday, January 7, 1923
Rain, foggie - Still am lonesome. Rab went to C'ville
and Paris is at Norma yet. Rab, Dock and me set around
and read till bed time.
Monday, January 8, 1923
Ruby working in Crosses Store today at C'ville. Most
clear and cool all day. Dock went to the Spring. Cross
and wife and boy and Dewey got flu.
Tuesday, January 9, 1923
Temp 46, Hard wind - Ruby's gone to store again this
morning - I wonder if I'll write in this book Dec. 1st
Wednesday, January 10, 1923
Clear most of day. Rab work'd in store. Paris came
home from Norma. Found hen sittin in woods.
Thursday, January 11, 1923
Temp 24, Clear - I wrote Birdie. Paris is gone to C'ville.
Rab never came home last nite. Nite wind blew hard all
eav and all nite.
Friday, January 12, 1923
Temp 45 Clear, Wind blow'd all day today. Ruby still
working in store. Dock and Paris went to town this eav.
I went to see Ballard - he's sick. I scrubbed back room.
Put rug down in dining room. Got a letter from Ina.
Saturday, January 13, 1923
Temp 20 Clear - Moon passed over Venus at 5:30 AM.
Rab's working in store. Ballard's got flu - had it three
days. Awful clear and warm 'cept cool wind from north.
Ina said in a letter the wind was blowing awful out
there in Colo.
Sunday, January 14, 1923
Rain and windy. Ruby went to S.S.. Rest of us set round
and read all day. Wind blew awful hard nite. I never
saw as much wind as has been this month.
Monday, January 15, 1923
Partly cloudy, wind and rain eav. Ballard's lots better.
Ruby's still in store. Paris goes down and gets wood
for B.I. - helps about work.
Tuesday, January 16, 1923
Temp 35 cloudy and cold - Ballard's still better. Rab
went back to store. Few drops snow. 3 O.C. most hard
wind from north west. Winds have been blowing every
eav for past two weeks - blows all nite some nites.
Wednesday, January 17, 1923
Temp 20 Dingy clouds still at 9:30 AM - I've wash'd
a little this morning. Ruby's gone back to the store.
Paris is hauling hay. Ground froze hard.
Thursday, January 18, 1923
Hardest wind that's been - blow'd all day. I've been
sick all day - 2:30 in bed. Ruby's still working in
store. Ballard's little worse today. Wind blowed till
sundown then rain'd some. Got a letter from Ada and
Friday, January 19, 1923
Temp 39 Partly cloudy - No wind this AM 5 O.C. Dock
and Paris are cleaning up B.I.'s field. Paris plow'd
some Wed eav. He gets wood for B.I. while he's sick.
2 PM Clear. Still and warm Temp 62. Seems strange for
the wind not to be blowing. Dock and Paris gone to town.
Saturday, January 20, 1923
I was sick all day. Rain'd part of the day. Ballard's
pretty bad with his back set on flu.
Sunday, January 21, 1923
B.I. is sore all over. Can't hardly walk on his left
leg this morning. I wrote Birdie. Ruby went to S.S..
Monday, January 22, 1923
Cloudy all day. Nothing doing. Ruby went to the store
again this morning. I wash'd little. Wrote Birdie yesterday.
Sent to office today.
Tuesday, January 23, 1923
Temp 32 noon. Rain and sleet all over trees and bushes.
2 O.C. still raining temp still 33. Paris shot some
Robbins. Gangs of them have been flying around for three
or 4 days. Wind ain't blew for two days. Ruby's in C's
store yet. B.I. better. Dark, still raining.
Wednesday, January 24, 1923
Temp 36 Cloudy foggie and drizle 1 O.C. Paris is gone
to C'ville this eav. Rab in store yet. B.I.'s better
but ain't going out any yet. Lonesomest time I ever
saw. Silas W. came - Stay'd all nite. I never slept
a bit. Doc was sick and kept me awake.
Thursday, January 25, 1923
Temp 36 Cloudy. Hen came off with 7 chickens. I feel
awful bad today - in bed some. Ruby come home - stayed
all nite. He just comes home bout twice a week. B.I.'s
better. 2 O.C. clear'd off. Temp 45.
Friday, January 26, 1923
Birdie came. Mostly cloudy
Saturday, January 27, 1923
Temp 40 Begin to rain 20 minutes to 12. Rab's in store
Sunday, January 28, 1923
Cool Partly cloudy - Birdie and the boys played games
all eav. Cool wind all day.
Monday, January 29, 1923
Temp 31 Birdie went home. I saw Dr. Goliher first time.
Paris and Lu went with Birdie to Caryville. Cool wind
- just barely blowing. Got letter from Ridenours. They've
got flu all but Ida.
Tuesday, January 30, 1923
Rain'd all day. Dark and Foggie. Paris and me and Dad
set round and read. Ballard little better.
Wednesday, January 31, 1923
Temp 45, Still cloudy and foggie. Cloudy all day. Ballard
can't walk - Rheumatism.
Thursday, February 1, 1923
Temp 50 Cloudy and warm Shower at 8:30. 2:30 still
showering. Dock and Paris gone to town. B.I. still sore
all over. Paris is doing his work. I wash'd a little
this AM. Wash'd off sitting room eav.
Friday, February 2, 1923
Temp 48 Showers - Dock and Paris clear'd a little.
I went to Ballards first time in two weeks. Ballard
has Rheumatism 11:30 - it's pouring rain. I'm making
me a waist flemelette. Began raining at 3 O.C. and rained
all eav and is still raining and it's 6:30 PM nite.
I went down to see Ballard tween showers.
Saturday, February 3, 1923
Twas 40 last nite - still cloudy and drizzly - rained
all night. Temp this AM 49. 9 O.C. Temp 43 - little
wind from north. B.I.'s better. Paris is gone to C'ville.
I was sick all nite - feel awful bad this AM. 1 O.C.
snowing - Temp 40. 2:30 still snowin. Just began to
lay on leaves.
Sunday, February 4, 1923
Temp 24 - Never snowed any after dark last nite. Ground
ain't froze this AM. Snow is about 2 inches. Ruby's
done staying in C's store. B.I.'s little better. Began
snowing AM. At 3:30 laying on ground - froze little
on top. Temp 24 at 4 O.C. Some wind from N.
Monday, February 5, 1923
Temp 20 Snow 6 inches. P and R haul'd a load of things
from C'ville. I wrote Ridenours. Boys went to town -
get three sacks meal and 1 half bu. taters.
Tuesday, February 6, 1923
Sleeted some - wind after noon. Temp 2 O.C. 36. Boys
got wood for B.I. and us. Snowed a little. Snow melting
some. Dark, dreary day. Boys went to town.
Wednesday, February 7, 1923
Temp 28, clear - Snow melted most all off South side.
Rab and Paris got wood for B. Went to C'ville eav. Got
24 lb. sugar. Got nice and warm - temp 40 at 4 O.C.
Thursday, February 8, 1923
Temp 33 AM - Rab and Paris got wood. Rab went to town.
Got letter from Birdie. Clear - snow melted lots.
Friday, February 9, 1923
Temp 33 - Ruby's gone to Ja'ro on Spark Plug on bu'is
for B.I. Paris gone to C'ville. part cloudy. I went
down to B.I.'s eav.
Saturday, February 10, 1923
Temp 40 Cloudy - wind cool. Rab Started to Wofford,
Ky this Am. 3 PM Paris is gone to C'ville to show. Still
cloudy Temp 44. I've just bak'd 2 apple pies. Iron'd
some. B.I.'s cow had calf - Rose.
Sunday, February 11, 1923
Temp 36 Still Cloudy - cool wind from north. Paris
gone to Caryville. Cloudy all day.
Monday, February 12, 1923
Part cloudy morn. Rain eav and nite. Big storm and
Tuesday, February 13, 1923
Temp 45 - Chloe and Ruby came from Wofford, KY, from
Andy Millers - bout 10 O.C. Got a letter from Ina. Was
awful sick at bedtime.
Wednesday, February 14, 1923
Temp 29 Clear - cold wind from north. Today's old time
Ground Hog Day. 10 O.C. beginning to cloud up - wind
blowing harder. Boys are clearing. I got a valentine
card from [unreadable] Murley and letter from Ida. B.I.
came up here
Thursday, February 15, 1923
Temp 14 Clear Coldest this winter. wind blowing from
north. Cold as ice. 12:30 O.C. wind blowin hard from
north - Temp 34. Had bad spell with my heart - lasted
all eav until 7:30.
Friday, February 16, 1923
Temp 13 above. Cold wind blowing this morning. Evening
time froze up. Last nite coldest of winter - so far.
Rab went to town to singing.
Saturday, February 17, 1923
Temp 15 - clear - cold wind 8 AM. Boys are getting
wood for Ballard. I'm weak yet, but not so bad as I
have been for past few days. 4 O.C. wind still blowing,
clouding up - Temp 38.
Sunday, February 18, 1923
Temp 3 above. Everything froze up. Cold wind north.
Little snow. Wind blow'd awful till midnite. First time
its been this cold for 5-6 years. 12 O.C. Temp 30, 2
O.C. Temp 33. Aeroplane over. Cold wind. 4:30 O.C. Temp
Monday, February 19, 1923
Temp 10 Cloudy. 4 O.C. Temp 32. B.I. and kids and Lu
was up here after noon awhile. Little cold wind.
Tuesday, February 20, 1923
Wednesday, February 21, 1923
Paris and Ballard cleared.
Thursday, February 22, 1923
Dock and Paris cleared. Rab's sick. Got me a skirt.
Friday, February 23, 1923
Temp 32 Part Cloudy. Cold wind from north. Get card
from Della and letter from Frank. Lu took eggs to town.
One of our hens gone.
Saturday, February 24, 1923
Temp 13, Clear and still cool - 10 O.C. wind from east.
Cold, Temp 30 at 3 O.C. Still and warmer temp 49 - 4
O.C. Vermillion girls and Chloe came. B.I. haul'd hay
on sled. Ruby went to C'ville afternoon.
Sunday, February 25, 1923
Temp 34, Smoky, Part cloudy. 10 O.C. Temp 42. Paris
most down with cold and cough.
Monday, February 26, 1923
Ruby and Paris both got colds and coughs. Stay'd in
house all day. Rain'd all day. Nite Temp 49.
Tuesday, February 27, 1923
Temp 46 Part cloudy all day and foggie. 12 O.C. Temp
50. Boys stay'd in all day. I wash'd some.
Wednesday, February 28, 1923
Temp 42 Cloudy and foggie. Sun shine some. Wind from
North. I wash'd little. Boys better.
Thursday, March 1, 1923
Temp 33 - Cold wind from north - part cloudy - snow
on top of high mountains. Boys are sawing wood. 10 O.C.
Temp 49, wind still blowing - clear'd off - wind still
blowing but its out the west. Boys, B.I. and Lu gone
to town. First time B.I.'s been over there since he
got sick most two months.
Friday, March 2, 1923
I took or get down sick night.
Saturday, March 3, 1923
Rain'd all day.
Sunday, March 4, 1923
Temp 50 Rained till noon. Rab stayed at town all day.
B.I.'s up here while in eav. I feel bad today. Hurting
in back and head and weak - surely not.
Monday, March 5, 1923
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Tuesday, March 6, 1923
Wednesday, March 7, 1923
I got up - got most of breakfast. Help'd get. I'm in
bed and out all day. Feel weak and hurt some yet.
Thursday, March 8, 1923
Felt some better.
Friday, March 9, 1923
Part cloudy and windy all day. I began taking Dr. Pierce's
med. Feel awful bad. Been helping cook 2 days.
March 10-March 12, 1923
Tuesday, March 13, 1923
Planted mustard and lettuce bed. Windy - part cloudy.
Wednesday, March 14, 1923
Plowed garden here. Nice and warm.
Thursday, March 15, 1923
Windy all day. Ruby went to Knox and Bailiton. Cloudy
PM and awful hard wind from south till 8 O.C. then [unreadable]
Friday, March 16, 1923
Temp 55 Hard wind and rain storm last nite. 2 O.C.
to 3 O.C. snowing. Cold wind from north. Wind didn't
blow after sundown.
Saturday, March 17, 1923
Temp 23 AM Clear, little wind from north. Cold as ice.
Wind didn't blow last nite. Temp 50 after noon.
Sunday, March 18, 1923
Temp 48 Very nice day. Some hard afternoon. Verlie
and Dewey came, stayed all day. Mr. McGee and wife came
eav and stay'd while. Temp 60 afternoon.
Monday, March 19, 1923
Temp 30 AM Wind from north, turning cold fast. 9 O.C.
Temp 22 - snowing. 7:30 nite Temp 17. "gee"
it's cold and we've got a big fire. I got supper on
fire place. Rab's gone to Bailiton yet.
Tuesday, March 20, 1923
Temp 12 6 AM. 9:30 cold wind from north B. and P. putting
up wire fence. Water froze in fire room.
Wednesday, March 21, 1923
Temp 32 B.I. and P. made chicken lot. Cloudy part of
day - windy. Afternoon Temp 50.
Thursday, March 22, 1923
Temp 45 Raining. Got a card from Rab at Bailiton.
Friday, March 23, 1923
Temp 60 AM Raining - some wind. Ruby came home. Cloudy
all day. No rain afternoon. Rab got new spring suit
while he was in Knox. Hen wean'd chickens. Lay'd.
Saturday, March 24, 1923
Temp 32. Boys put up wire fence 4 noon. Clear til 12
O.C. Some clouds one O.C. Wind from north Temp 57. Lettuce
is coming up. I went down to B.I.'s eav. 3 O.C. Clear
and some wind Temp 55.
Sunday, March 25, 1923
AM clear Temp 29 12 O.C. High wind. Boys gone to S.S..
Monday, March 26, 1923
Temp 42 Most clear, windy. I planted poppy seed. B.
and P. to work at C'ville.
Tuesday, March 27, 1923
AM Temp 34 Part cloudy. Paris is plowing. Rab and Dock
making onion bed back of house here - lettuce and mustard
up nicely. 10 O.C. little wind from North, thin cloud,
cool. 3 O.C. Temp 65 - Little wind, most clear. P. &
R. are building chicken house this eav. I planted little
row radish and beet, gou [gourd?] seed and another onion
Wednesday, March 28, 1923
Temp 44 Cloudy (thin) wind from northwest. Paris gone
to work with B.I. at Caryville. Ruby's working out on
chicken house. Paris and Ballard are working for Shultz
Thursday, March 29, 1923
Put chickens in lot. Warm, Part cloudy. B. & P.
work'd C'ville. Got 8 hens in Pa lot now and 7 friers.
Friday, March 30, 1923
Cloudy, warm, smokey - 3 O.C. and 4:30 wind hard from
northwest. Covr'd chicken house. P. & B. work'd
Saturday, March 31, 1923
AM Temp 16 - Clear all day - wind from north. Cold
as ice. 5 PM Temp 34 - wind still blowing.
Sunday, April 1, 1923
Easter Sun. AM Temp 17 - Clear except few thin clouds
in east and south - little cold wind from east at 9
O.C. Boys gone to C'ville to S.S.. We all took dinner
at B.I.'s 3 O.C. Temp 55 - Wind blowing cool from east.
Monday, April 2, 1923
AM Temp 27 - Part cloudy, little wind, cool. Rab and
I planted flowers AM. P. & B. working at C'ville.
Tuesday, April 3, 1923
AM Temp 55. Cloudy, rain from 9 O.C. til 12 O.C. -
wind rose from south bout 12. P. & B. working at
C'ville. 3 O.C. raining again - some wind. Got Letter
from Ina. Some hail, hard wind and rain 4 O.C.
Wednesday, April 4, 1923
AM Temp 54, 8 O.C. raining - strate down - no wind.
Dock's reading, Paris figgering, Rab's drawing. I've
got an awful headache, as usual. Quit raining bout 4
O.C. 8 O.C. bout clear and still, Temp 58. I been sick
Thursday, April 5, 1923
Temp 58 Hard wind, thunder and rain in nite and raining
this AM and wind from west - it's 9:30. 12 O.C. showering
yet with hard wind - wind rain, hale 4 O.C.
Friday, April 6, 1923
Temp 39 AM Most clear - cold wind from east. B. &
P. working at C'ville. 3 O.C. warm, no wind and clear.
I planted some sunflower seeds and lettuce. Ruby dug
up yard eav. Prettiest day this spring.
Saturday, April 7, 1923
Clear temp 32. Hard wind began 10:30. Dug up yard yesterday
and plowed rest of it today. Wind blowing hard. Clear
Sunday, April 8, 1923
Temp 59 AM wind. Storm and rain in the nite. 10 O.C.
hard wind. Part cloudy. Boys gone to S.S.
Monday, April 9, 1923
Temp 35. Planted beets and radishes and onions down
at B.I.'s. Still, except little cold wind from north.
Tuesday, April 10, 1923
AM part cloudy Temp 33. Planted Parsnips and peas,
Rab and me. P. & B. sow'd oats and clover. 2 O.C.
warm wind and looks like rain. I've not hardly set down
til 1 O.C. Wrote Birdie some one O.C. 6 O.C. - clear,
some wind. Birdie and Opal came. Hickory Mill at Norma
Wednesday, April 11, 1923
Temp 40, Clear and Smoky. Burnt brush nite. Got a letter
from Frank and Rosa.
Thursday, April 12, 1923
Temp 40 Clear and Smoky. Clouded up nite and rain a
little bout 9 O.C.
Friday, April 13, 1923
AM Raining - rain'd most all nite. Birdie stay'd down
at B.I.'s. Opal up here.
Saturday, April 14, 1923
AM 7 O.C. Raining. Clear last nite after dark. P.,
R., Opal, Chloe and [unreadable] girls went to C'ville
to show nite. Birdie stay'd down at B.I.'s nite.
Sunday, April 15, 1923
AM 38, clear, sunshine. Birdie, J. P. and Opal gone
to S.S.. 1:30 wind rising from east - cool - some clouds.
Nothing putting out but some grass and a few plum trees.
Peaches are beginning to bloom, but it stays so cold
they can't do no good.
Monday, April 16, 1923
AM Cold wind - few clouds. Had wild greens for supper.
Tuesday, April 17, 1923
AM Temp 44, Cloudy. 9 O.C. Sprinkling rain. Birdie
and Opal started home to Knox. Ruby went with them to
Caryville. Paris and B.I. working at town. 6 O.C. Partly
cloudy Temp 50. Wrote Ridenours. Birdie and Opal went
Wednesday, April 18, 1923
AM Temp 33, Clear, cool. 1 O.C. hard wind from north,
cool. I wrote Ridenours long letter. Sent it today.
P. and B. working at C. I planted some beets, radishes
and tomatoes here.
Thursday, April 19, 1923
AM Temp 42, clear. 12 O.C. some wind, hot sunshine.
I went down and help'd Lu plant flowers. Planted some
here. Dock's gone to C. - Rab, Paris and B.I. plowing
and cleaning orchard.
Friday, April 20, 1923
AM Temp 42, clear this morning. 9 O.C. Smoky still.
1 O.C. wind blowing hard. Ruby and Paris went to town
to hear the radio at Opera House. Boys got a letter
from Opal W.
Saturday, April 21, 1923
AM 6 O.C. Temp 30, hard wind all nite. Raining a little.
Trees (some few) are getting green. Sasafras and Redbuds
in bloom. Apple trees are beginning to show up a little.
Think Peaches are kill'd. Hard wind all day. Read in
paper about H'villes store sail rama
Sunday, April 22, 1923
Clear as can be. 1 O.C. still clear - wind been blowing
since 9 O.C. Temp 85. Ruby went to S.S. Mrs. Parks and
children visited B.I.'s all day.
Monday, April 23, 1923
Clear, 9 O.C. wind, Part cloudy. Boys plowing corn
ground. 2 O.C. Just now begun to rain. Wind been blowing
hard for an hour. Got letter from Birdie this morning.
5 O.C. stop'd raining - still cloudy.
Tuesday, April 24, 1923
Temp 60 - rain and thunder in night last nite. Some
clouds this morning - no wind yet but cool breeze. Paris
and Ruby snaking log out of new ground. All trees getting
green at once. Woods are half green. We scrubb'd sitting
room. 2 O.C. wind blowing rite smart.
Wednesday, April 25, 1923
Thursday, April 26, 1923
Planted corn all day. Some wind.
Friday, April 27, 1923
Temp 55 - Part cloudy and windy. Paris plow'd. Got
letter from Ridenours. Put new Congolium Rug down in
the kitchen. Cost $16.00.
Saturday, April 28, 1923
Temp 60 Raining 2 O.C. Hard wind and still raining.
Sunday, April 29, 1923
Temp 50 1 O.C. - Partly clear and windy. 4 O.C. - Part
cloudy and cool wind. B.I.'s family took dinner here.
Ruby went to S.S. Ballard and boys went to C'ville eav.
Lu and kids and Chloe and Julie all gone home. Seems
still as a mouse.
Monday, April 30, 1923
Temp 46 - clear, wind from northeast. Boys are working
on Crosses' store. I planted Balsam in bucket.
Tuesday, May 1, 1923
Paris birthday. Temp 40, windy. Planted flowed in square
Wednesday, May 2, 1923
I planted some cucumber in onion bed. Planted some
flower seed in front yard by path - front. Planted wonder
berry seed at the end of lettuce bed.
Thursday, May 3, 1923
Planted corn eavning.
Friday, May 4, 1923
Cloudy all day til 2 O.C. Raining. Boys gone to town.
Burned off new ground this AM.
May 5-6, 1923
Monday, May 7, 1923
Sow'd grass seed 2nd time. Paris came back from Knoxville.
Got me new dark Percal skirt. I had to put my winter
clothes back on.
Tuesday, May 8, 1923
Rain'd this morning till 9 O.C. Paris made screen doors.
Stop'd raining. We planted corn till 3:30 in eav. Hard
wind and rain at 4 O.C. Turned cold. Hominy snow'd at
6 O.C. Cold wind still blowing from north 42 6 O.C.
Wednesday, May 9, 1923
Temp 37 Cold wind from northwest. Spit snow least bit.
8 O.C. Temp 40 - wind not so hard - cloudy. We're sitting
by a big fire. 2 O.C. Temp 50 - wind still blowing hard.
Paris made and hung screen door. Snow on tops of high
Thursday, May 10, 1923
Temp 38 Clear, little wind from west - cool.
Friday, May 11, 1923
Temp 39. Part cloudy and windy this morning. 4 O.C.
wind still blowing. Partly cloudy.
Saturday, May 12, 1923
Temp 30 - wind blow'd hard all nite and a thunder and
rain storm bout 2 O.C. in nite. Still raining and hard
wind 9 O.C.
Sunday, May 13, 1923
Monday, May 14, 1923
Clear at 5 O.C. Cloudy and windy at 10 O.C. I've still
got my winter underwear on.
Tuesday, May 15, 1923
One year ago today we moved here. Cool and cloudy.
Wednesday, May 16, 1923
Cool and cloudy - some wind.
Thursday, May 17, 1923
Very nice day. 4 O.C. little cloudy. Sunshine most
all day. Some wind. Nicest day been in a month. We wrote
Friday, May 18, 1923
Partly cloudy and still. We worked out garden down
Saturday, May 19, 1923
Temp 79 Planted new ground. Partly cloudy - hot, little
wind. Clouded up at 4 O.C. Began raining at 6 O.C. Boys
are gone to Caryville.
Sunday, May 20, 1923
Raining night - straight down. 9 O.C. rain stop'd.
Temp 60. Little wind - cool. Never rained any all nite.
Last sowing of grass beginning to show little green.
Monday, May 21, 1923
Cloudy. Paris and Ruby working at C'ville. 2 O.C. Part
cloudy - some wind. Things are looking little better
since it been warmer last few days. I wash'd some.
Thursday, May 24, 1923
Mostly cloudy till afternoon. Sun shone a while. 4
O.C. - sprinkling, some wind. The hard winds have stop'd
Saturday, May 26, 1923
Got a letter from Birdie. J.P. has measles.
Sunday, May 27, 1923
The locusts are just roaring in the woods.
Tuesday, May 29, 1923
Still cloudy and drizzly. Sun don't hardly ever shine.
Friday, June 1, 1923
Partly cloudy, warm. Ruby's working for Luther Sharp
in store today. I help'd work some in the garden down
Saturday, June 2, 1923
Partly cloudy. 2 O.C. Temp 90. Hottest day, so far.
Ruby's working in same store today. Locusts are roaring
in the woods.
August 20, 1923
Got new white oil cloth for eating table today 20th.
August 21, 1923
Lizzie Click left here 21st.
Friday, September 7, 1923
Made grape jelly - Put grapes in jar to make wine.
Wednesday, October 17, 1923
Some flowers in bloom yet. Chrishanthumums Most of
woods brown and yellow. No frost here yet. Little at
B.I.'s Hasn't rain'd for 4 weeks here.
Thursday, November 8, 1923
Ruby went to Norma.
Saturday, November 10, 1923
Ruby came back from Norma. Chloe and Rosa came home
with him. Awful pretty day.
Sunday, November 11, 1923
I saw butterflys on the Chisthamums today. Some sprouts
are green yet on stumps. Prettiest day I most ever saw.
Little cool wind.
Tuesday, November 13, 1923
Rosa went over to Verlie's today. Awful pretty day.