Divided back, embossed postcard. Postmarked December 18, 1912 from Mason City, Iowa. Printed in Germany.
Merry May Thy Christmas Be
A small basket overflowing with holly….card addressed to “Miss Maude Bryan, Waterville, Kans.” Signed, “Merry Xmas – Vera.”
Maude was born about 1893 in Kansas. She’s on the 1915 Kansas State Census with E. D. Bryan, who was born about 1861 in Wisconsin. She’s most likely the Jennie M. Bryan on the 1910 Federal Census taken in Waterville, KS, with parents Duane E. (E. D. on the 1915) and Mirza[?] Bryan.
Sources: Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; Roll: ks1915_144; Line: 4. (Ancestry.com).
Year: 1910; Census Place: Waterville, Marshall, Kansas; Roll: T624_447; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0080; FHL microfilm: 1374460. (Ancestry.com).