Monthly Archives: February 2021

September 18, 1901 letter to Nancy Brown from Sarah Keith and Hannah Towne

September 18, 1901 To: Nancy Brown From: Sarah Keith and Hannah Towne Hannah is hoping to go to Chicago on the 28th and stay until the following Thursday. Luke had trouble with his stomach – ate too many peaches and … Continue reading

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Obituary of Matilda (Allen) Brown

MATILDA (ALLEN) BROWN  March 19, 1819 – September 8, 1901 OBITUARY (newspaper source unknown) Maltida Allen was born March 19, 1819, in New York. Her early life was spent in that state and in 1841 she was married to Ambrose … Continue reading

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July 18, 1901 letter to Louese Harris from Sarah Keith

July 18, 1901  To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Sarah is writing her daughter with general news about the family and the weather. Sarah’s niece, Lulu (Robert’s daughter), was married today. The weather has been extremely … Continue reading

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July 2, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Edna Clark

July 2, 1901 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Edna Clark, Jackson, MI Edna is writing a thank you note to her great-grandmother. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters blogsite. Click here to read the letter.

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June 16, 1901 letter to Inez Eaton from Sarah Randall

June 16, 1901 To: Inez Eaton From: Sarah Randall, Mesick, MI Sending wishes for a long and happy life with her new husband. Scan of 1901-06-16 Sarah Randall to Inez Eaton June Sixth Month 16 day 1901 Dear Granddaughter I will … Continue reading

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June 16, 1901 letter to Inez Eaton from Dora Beach

June 16, 1901 To: Inez Eaton From: Dora Beach, Mesick, MI Received the wedding invitation and would have liked to be present but her health is quite poor. They are still living with her parents but expect to build soon. … Continue reading

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June 12, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Brown

June 12, 1901                              To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI                 From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Writes how everything is so strange and nothing is right since Henry’s death. It has been three weeks since he … Continue reading

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June 10, 1901 letter to Cora Keith from Florence Beavis

June 10, 1901 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Florence Beavis, Detroit, MI Found Jim and Cora’s wedding invitation and noticed they had been married “just ten years to-day” so thought she would write. They have lived in their house … Continue reading

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May 20, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Brown

May 20, 1901 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Nancy is quite concerned about her husband Hank’s continuing illness. The doctor is uncertain as to the cause, but thinks Hank is suffering from fever with strong … Continue reading

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May 19, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Robert Crawford

May 19, 1901 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Robert Crawford, Neenah, WI Robert is writing Sarah in response to the news of D.C.’s death. Robert went to visit his daughter Lulu who is to be married in July. He … Continue reading

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