Sunday, September 21, 2014

Easter Greatings


Postmark: COLUMBUS NEB APR 7 AM
Mrs Wm L Brunken
%Carsten Peterson
Platte Center
Nebr
Dear Si-----
I have not heard about the rail service going south but think it is alright by the time you go.
J.L.Brunken

Who's Who


  • "Mrs Wm L Brunken" is Clara Marie "Mary" (Petersen) Brunken.
  • "Carsten Petersen" is Carsten Petersen, Sr., father of Mary.
  • "J.L.Brunken" is John Louis Brunken, older brother of Mary's husband, William Leopold Brunken.

Story

Apparently Grandmother Brunken has been visiting with her family at the Carsten Petersen, Sr. home near Platte Center, Nebraska and is about to return to Oklahoma probably via passenger train from Columbus, Nebraska.

Date

April 7 but no year is given on the postmark[1].  The April date is consistent with the Easter greeting card

Location

Postal Address: Platte Center, Nebraska
Postmark: Columbus, Nebraska

Notes

  1. I wish the postmark had included the year.