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Dec 28

Postcard from Pearl Brewster

Today, an old picture postcard of students in front of a school that was likely located in rural Adams County, Indiana, over 100 years ago. The postcard is postmarked Geneva, Indiana, and is dated February 19. Unfortunately, I cannot read the year of the postmark. It is addressed to: Mrs. Emily Reid 610 West Water …

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Dec 14

Two More Brewster 5-Generation Photos

How many people can say they have been in two 5-generation family photos. Not many, I would guess. However, my great-grandmother, Pearl (Reid) Brewster (1880-1962), did just that. She was in two 5-generation family photos that were taken nearly 60 years apart! The first 5-generation photo Pearl was in was taken around 1898. Pearl was …

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Jun 29

Holmes County–Just Passing Through

This past week we spent a few days in Holmes County. In addition to the beautiful eastern Ohio countryside in this Amish community there is an abundance of shopping opportunities, handcrafted Amish items, cheese, wine, delicious home-style food, and other attractions. It is also the area where several of my ancestors lived for awhile before …

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Aug 25

1909 Postcard to Gerty Brewster from Mrs. Wyman

Here is a postcard my Uncle Vernie shared with me some time ago. It is postmarked from: Mrs. Wyman Brecksville, Ohio 11 Oct 1909, 4 p.m. To: Miss Gerty Brewster Geneva, Ind., Route 5 Miss Gerty Brewster was my grandmother Gertrude (Brewster) Miller (1896-1973). Brecksville, Ohio, is a city in Cuyahoga County, a suburb of …

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Aug 18

Mount Carmel EUB Sunday School Class of 1914

Today, an old photo that was submitted and printed in The Graphic, Portland, Indiana, in 1954. The photo was originally taken in 1914 of Edna Brewster’s Mount Carmel EUB Church Sunday School class. The church was located in Jefferson Township, Adams County, Indiana. The Graphic had a feature section “From the Old Album” where people …

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