Postmark: COLUMBUS NEB APR 7 AM
Mrs Wm L Brunken
I have not heard about the rail service going south but think it is alright by the time you go.
- "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.
StoryApparently 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.
DateApril 7 but no year is given on the postmark. The April date is consistent with the Easter greeting card
LocationPostal Address: Platte Center, Nebraska
Postmark: Columbus, Nebraska
- I wish the postmark had included the year.