1899 Letters

December 10, 1899 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from Kate Chaffee

December 10, 1899 To:  Luke & Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Kate Chaffee Received the paper with the account of the Golden Wedding Anniversary. She and her husband Jeff are alone this winter. Mabel is in Bellaire teaching and Mark is serving in the Philippines. Vern is the only one that lives near home now.… Continue reading December 10, 1899 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from Kate Chaffee

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December 7, 1899 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from D.C. Crawford

December 7, 1899 To: Luke & Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: D.C. Crawford, Cripple Creek, CO Speaks of their Golden Wedding Anniversary. The great Cripple Creek fire put him in a financial bind. Before the fire his income was $30 a day clear. All outstanding accounts were valueless and there was no business for over… Continue reading December 7, 1899 letter to Luke & Sarah Keith from D.C. Crawford

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Luke & Sarah Keith’s 50th Wedding Anniversary

From the November 16, 1899 Galesburg (Michigan) Weekly Argus Wedding Anniversary  Fifty years since, on the 14th day of November, 1849, in a house upon the site where now stands the fine residence of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Burroughs, in Galesburg, the ceremony was performed which united Sarah C. Crawford and Charles L. Keith.… Continue reading Luke & Sarah Keith’s 50th Wedding Anniversary