S.S. Eastern States – 1911

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S.S. “Eastern States” leaving her dock, D&B Line.  1284.

Post marked Detroit, Mich. October 22, 1911.  Addressed to Miss Florence Koontz, 1346 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio

“10-22-11    Friend Florence:  Received your card.  Was glad to hear from you.  Gee but I wish I was going to school.  I don’t like to work.  Regards to all the folks.   Lee [G. Weaver]”

In October of 1911, Grandpa Lee was 18 and Grandma Florence was 16.  Grandma was still in High School in Columbus.   It would be another 7 years before they married in May of 1918.  The Eastern States is the ship Lee worked during the summers.

 

 

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