Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Photo Number 2474

This is a Real Photo Postcard from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.
Bjornson and others DL ant
Four young men
Bjornson and others DL ant back
this is my cosins and my brother L Barcley/Bardey? and Jens Barcley/Bardey? and oscir and the other one I don’t know (His brother must be named Oscar Bjornson)
How is eversting down there this winter fine and dandy I suppose i reseved your card witt ? you folks on for about month ago and I tank you very much for it.  from L. Bjornson

The postcard went to Miss Hattie Pakop Elbow Lak Minn "Hattie, who married Iver Olson and lives in Elbow Lake township"

This is an AZO Postcard that was used from 1904 to 1918.
Thanks for stopping by.
Update from Iggy:
This appears to be Lawrence Wilhelm Bjornson  and his brother Oscar Ingval Bjornson 

Jens Hilsner Barclay
1896–
Birth 9 FEB 1896 is living in the same place as Lawrence in 1910 (Griggs County, North Dakota) with his brother Lorentz De Ferry Barclay.

5 comments:

  1. I wonder what link the recipient was to this photo - and to Photo Number 2472?

    "Hattie, who married Iver Olson and lives in Elbow Lake township"
    Source - http://genealogytrails.com/minn/grant/bios_gr_p.html

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  2. This appears to be Lawrence Wilhelm Bjornson (Find A Grave Memorial# 98973514) and his brother Oscar Ingval Bjornson (Find A Grave Memorial# 98973450).

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  3. Jens Hilsner Barclay
    1896–
    Birth 9 FEB 1896 is living in the same place as Lawrence in 1910 (Griggs County, North Dakota) with his brother Lorentz De Ferry Barclay.

    Lorentz is buried in Elbow Lake (Find A Grave Memorial# 59005755)

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    1. Jens Helmer Barclay, 67, died in the local hospital Thursday. He had been a patient for some time.

      The Funeral was Monday in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, McHenry, Rev. A. O. Borlaug officiating. Burial will be at Mose, N.D.

      Mr. Barclay was born at Elbow Lake, Minn., Feb 9, 1896, where his parents homesteaded. He farmed near McHenry until 1956 when he moved into town.

      In 1918 he married Annie Hanson. She died in 1929 and June 1, 1932, he married Agnes Overby. She survives as do five sons, Odin, Lawrence of Jamestown, Vernon of McHenry, Herbert of Missouri, and Andor of Grand Forks.

      He also leaves four brothers, Lawrence of McHenry, Ole, Binford, Tanes, Brainerd, Minn., Christ of Anaconda, Mont., and 27 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. (S. J. Quam Funeral Home was in charge)
      Sentinel-Courier, Cooperstown, January 30, 1964

      (Find A Grave Memorial# 59005245)

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  4. What a preppy, somewhat-sophisticated looking bunch. :)

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