A Birthday Greeting – 1918

Birthday0035

A birthday greeting.  I send this little bird of blue across the miles to say: I wish you wealth, I wish you health and happiness alway.  7262.  Gibson Lines. Published by the Gibson Art Company – Cincinnati.

 Post marked Columbus, Ohio.  May 15,  1918, 11:39 PM.  Addressed to Mrs. L. G. [Lee G. / Florence Koontz] Weaver, 92 Tireman Av, Detroit Av [stamped INSUFFICIENT ADDRESS, then in a different handwritting, Mich.]

“Dear Florence, Just came home from up town and was else about – good things.  I do hope you have got them by this time they tuck noting and wold get tracers after them.  From Mother [Phebie Ann Gardner Koontz] [written up the side] Billy [William Peter Koontz] did not pass get still in Cin.   [Then, upside down, across the top] I was talking wth J.W., he ses he will take ford back rest a way.”

Great Grandmother Koontz must have sent something to Grandma Florence for her birthday, May 18th.  Uncle Bill, Grandma’s brother, seems to have been stuck in Cincinnati.

 

 

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About Pat Shaul

Genealogist / Family Historian; Blog started as a record of my Grandfather's post card collection which ran for 15 months. Then, in June, 2017, I changed over to reporting and commenting on notifications from the ANCESTRY app "We're Related"
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