Postcard showing a flock of sheep.
The postcards in this album are addressed to the Jelte J. & Christina Reidsema family. 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. "Nellie" (1879- ); Johanna M. (1881- ); Johanna M. (1884- ); Gertrude (1885-1978); Cornelia (1885- ); Christiaan Albert (1887-1975); Peternella (1890- ); Henry J. (1892- ); and, Ben (1893- ).
The family lived at 252 West 11th (1897 and 1934 city directories). Jelte worked in a tannery.