1891 Letters

April 12, 1891 letter to Ethan Keith from Helen York

April 12, 1891 To:  Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI From:  Helen York, Nampa, ID Describes the work being done on the “Canal proper.” Writes of receiving letters from various family members; one in particular was from Henry Lee, who was helping to get a record of the Lees, and wanted Helen to send Lucy’s information. She… Continue reading April 12, 1891 letter to Ethan Keith from Helen York

Obituary

Obituary of Catherine (Keith) Bradley Lee

Catherine (Keith) Bradley Lee November 17, 1809 – May 25, 1889 ——- From the May 22, 1889 Kalamazoo Daily Telegraph, p.2: “Aunt Katy” is suffering untold agony, which must end soon.” ——- From the May 29, 1889 Kalamazoo Daily Telegraph, p.6: Mrs. Catherine Lee died of cancer on Saturday night after long and painful suffering.… Continue reading Obituary of Catherine (Keith) Bradley Lee

1876 Letters

September 15, 1876 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

September 15, 1876 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Has a job with the Kalamazoo Valley Agricultural Works making pulleys & patterns for castings. The iron works in Lawton which employed 300 men has closed for a while and that “just about kills the place.” Nancy and Hannah are coming home to spend… Continue reading September 15, 1876 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

1876 Letters

May 30, 1876 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith

May 30, 1876 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Henry Keith, Galesburg, MI Blog Date: 09-25-2018 Doesn’t have any news and has been expecting a letter from Nellie so “will bring this uninteresting letter to a close.” Scan of 1876-05-30 Henry Keith to Frank Tomlinson Galesburg May 30th 1876[1] Dear Cousin After waiting a long time I will… Continue reading May 30, 1876 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith

1875 Letters

August 8, 1875 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

August 8, 1875 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI General news about various family members. Scan of 1875-08-08 Ethan Keith to Frank Tomlinson Galesburg August 8th 1875 Cousin Frank, Your letter was received in due time but I have failed to answer it as soon as I ought to. Perhaps I can do… Continue reading August 8, 1875 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

1874 Letters

May 17, 1874 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

May 17, 1874 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Updates on various family members and their illnesses. Pa “went to a lawsuit” and Louese received a letter from Libbie Keith saying they arrived in Kansas all right. Henry thinks he might go into telegraphing but Ethan thinks that is too confining for him.… Continue reading May 17, 1874 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

1874 Letters

February 23, 1874 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith

February 23, 1874 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Henry Keith, White Pigeon, MI He is not doing much business as he is having trouble with his eyes. Aunt Alfleda is very sick and says when she dies she does not want her children to know until she is buried. Scan of 1874-02-23 Henry Keith to Frank… Continue reading February 23, 1874 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith

1872 Letters

September 22, 1872 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith

September 22, 1872 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Henry Keith, Galesburg, MI His plans to go west fell through as his friend has lost or is likely to lose his property. He will try to start a business in the fall. Scan of 1872-09-22 Henry Keith to Frank Tomlinson Galesburg Sept 22nd 72 Dear Cousin You… Continue reading September 22, 1872 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Henry Keith