1890 Letters

September 10, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from John Tomlinson

September 10, 1890 To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From: John Tomlinson, Perry, NY His wife is in Concord, will not be able to go to Galesburg, but will let Ethan know when to meet her in Jackson. Hopes Ethan will come home with her when she is ready. Office of the SILVER LAKE FLOURING MILLS.… Continue reading September 10, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from John Tomlinson

1890 Letters

February 9, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from Rose James

February 9, 1890 To: Ethan Keith From: Rose James, Charlestown, OH Recounts the various illnesses suffered by her family. Tells Ethan that if Hannah has not made her decision yet, he should tell her to take the one she loves the most. She thought it would be “Ed.” Talks about the Turners. Tells Ethan she… Continue reading February 9, 1890 letter to Ethan Keith from Rose James

1890 Letters

January 21, 1890 letter to Oscar Keith from Ethan Keith

January 21, 1890 To: Oscar Keith From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Doesn’t think Oscar needs to send his family record to Aylmer Keith as he included their generation in the record he sent in. Corrects Oscar regarding Hannah getting married. She wasn’t even engaged, so there was no marriage planned. Informs Oscar where to write… Continue reading January 21, 1890 letter to Oscar Keith from Ethan Keith

1882 Letters

May 9, 1882 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Sarah Keith

May 9, 1882                       To: Oscar & Mary Ann Keith From: Sarah Keith A letter of condolence to Oscar and Mary Ann regarding the death of their daughter, Katie. Also writes with an update on her family, particularly that Louese and D.D. Harris were married on April 12th. She also adds a letter of condolence to… Continue reading May 9, 1882 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Sarah Keith

1882 Letters

January 15, 1882 letter to Sarah Keith from Harriet Plank

January 15, 1882                To: Sarah Keith From: Harriet Plank, Grand Rapids, MI Apologizes for not answering Sarah’s letter sooner and was glad to get the Galesburg newspaper, but sorry to hears of all the deaths, especially that of Mrs. Towne. Goes on to give an update on her… Continue reading January 15, 1882 letter to Sarah Keith from Harriet Plank

1881 Letters

November 6, 1881 letter to Hannah Keith from Mary Plank

November 6, 1881 To: Hannah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Mary Plank, Grand Rapids, MI Apologizes for not writing sooner but she had been sick with the ague. She is working at the Shirt Factory. Her brother Will’s baby is five months old and weighs 19 pounds. They had a pleasant visit with Hannah’s mother and… Continue reading November 6, 1881 letter to Hannah Keith from Mary Plank