Divided Back, unused, cropped postcard. KRUXO Stamp Box. Circa 1910.
What a great find for the families named above and the one unnamed young woman! (Someone knows, I’m sure.) The Thelen siblings appearing in this postcard are Josephine, Catherine, Gertrude, Mike and John – children of John (Johann) Thelan and Catherine Leick.
Left to right: Katherine (Jonas) Nettleship, born 1888 Iowa. Married Arthur Cyril Nettleship about 1910. Kate was the daughter of Joseph Jonas and Maria “Gertrude” Thelen. Working as a domestic servant in 1910 in Stockton, CA. Single at that time.
Josephine “Jo” (Thelen) Kenkel, born 1887 Iowa. Married John Joseph Kenkel June, 1910.
Catherine (Thelen) Goergen, born 1882 Iowa. Married Matthias “Math” Goergen September 1908.
Gertrude (Thelen) Burdick, born 1880 Iowa. Married Charles Burdick May 1910.
Christine (Wolf) Thelen, born 1884 Iowa. Married Michael Thelen October 1908.
Mike Thelen, born 1884 Iowa. Married Christina Wolf October 1908.
Math (Matthias) Goergen, born about 1879 Iowa. Married Catherine Thelen September 1908.
John Kenkel, born 1881 Iowa. Married Josephine “Jo” Thelen June 1910.
John M. Thelen, born 1888 Iowa. Married Eunice Davis December 1915.
Sources: Ancestry.com Family Trees.
Year: 1900; Census Place: Baker, O´Brien, Iowa; Roll: 451; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0077; FHL microfilm: 1240451. (Ancestry.com).
Year: 1910; Census Place: Nassau, Sioux, Iowa; Roll: T624_423; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0152; FHL microfilm: 1374436. (Ancestry.com).
Year: 1910; Census Place: Stockton Ward 2, San Joaquin, California; Roll: T624_103; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0136; FHL microfilm: 1374116. (Ancestry.com).
Iowa Department of Public Health; Des Moines, Iowa; Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1922; Record Type: Marriage. (Ancestry.com).