A Thanksgiving Greetings postcard with the faces of 2 wild turkeys peaking out of corn stalks. The card says Thanksgiving Joys, They're after us!
The postcards in this album are addressed to Jelte J. Reidsema and his wife Christina.
Jelte was born in Holland, MI on 12-10-1853 to Jan (1806-1893) and Wulmina (1818-1858) Reidsema. Christina was born on 5-25-1855 in the Netherlands to Arien Van Grevengoed (1820-1902) and Coendertje Baatje (1825-1882). Jelte and Christina were married in Holland, MI on 5-16-1877.
Their children include the following: Wilhelmina (1878-1956); Cornelia H. (1879- ); Johanna M. (1881- ); Johanna M. (1884- ); Gertrude (1885-1978); Cornelia (1885- ); Christiaan Albert (1887-1975); Peternella (1890- ); Henry J. (1892- ); and, Ben (1893- ).
Several postcards are from "Martin & Minnie". Minnie is Wilhelmina Reidsema, the eldest daughter of Jelte and Christina. Minnie was born 2-25-1878 in Holland, MI. She married Martin Losey on 8-2-1900 in Kalamazoo, MI.