Postmarked: 2 April 1912, Linc & Concordia RPO
Addressed to: Mrs. Rose Gray, Craig MO
March 31, 1912 Beatrice Neb. Dear friend just a line or to how are you getting along and is Bettie Strough able to be up we heard she had a nurse taking care of her I’m sorry for her and family Is Gus Peters living yet We had a spring day yesterday to day the clouds are very heavy threatening another snow storm John is working in a barn takes care of three horses we are all well with love Sarah A Strough and family
Sarah Ann Bowers Strough (1849-1937) was married to John W. Strough (1841-1917.) Bettie Strough is probably Sarah’s sister-in-law Elizabeth Mary Strough (1852-1931), married to John’s brother Abraham Strough (1851-1911).
Gus Peters was still living. Augustus Peters (1839-1914) died Dec. 12, 1914 and is buried in Craig MO.
Postmarked: 6 April 1912 from Beatrice Nebr
Addressed to: Mrs Rose Gray, Craig MO
Dear Friend This is to tell you that
Apr 14th is Mrs John
Strough’s birthday, as
we are giving her a
post card shower I thot
you would like to send
her one I know she will
priz one from you. Tell
others of her friends and
oblige Dora Coonley
(Dora Ellen Strough Coonley (1880-1955) was married to John Wesley Coonley (1873-1962) living in Beatrice at this time. She was born in Craig, Missouri.) Mrs. John Strough is her mother, Sarah Ann Bowers Strough (1849-1937), who was also living in Beatrice, Nebraska at the time.