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1889 Bank Deposit – Heaton Bank – Craig, Missouri

A bit of ephemera today. Here’s a bank deposit slip showing Alexander Gray deposited $336.75 into Heaton Bank, Craig, Missouri, on June 7, 1889. In today’s funds that is about $8,860. William Henry Heaton (1840-1920) ran the bank and the … Continue reading

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Alexander Gray (1856-1940) – His Obituary

Here is a transcription of the obituary for Alexander Gray, date and newspaper unknown. (His mother’s name was Judah Arena, not Irene.) ALEXANDER GRAY Our community was saddened to hear of the passing of Alex Gray at his home in … Continue reading

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Postcard – “I wish to thank you for all past favors” 1910

Postmarked: 2 February 1910, San Antonio TX Addressed to: Alex Gray Craig MO Feb’y 2 1910 I received my deed from Heaton Bank, so all is OK & I wish to thank you for all past favors. We are having … Continue reading

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Postcard – “Greetings & Best Wishes”

Postmarked: 23 December [year unknown], Falls City, Nebraska Addressed to: Mr and Mrs Alex Gray & family, Craig, MO Greetings & Best Wishes Mr & Mrs J. M. DeWald Faye and Junior James Monroe DeWald (1852-1929) and his wife Louisa Jane … Continue reading

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Postcard – “Merry Xmas from Sam & Leah”

Postmarked: 23 December [year unknown], Reserve Kansas Addressed to: Mr & Mrs Alex Gray, Craig Mo Merry Xmas from Sam & Leah Samuel B. Stewart (1875-1937) and his wife Leah DeWald Stewart (1881-1968) are writing to Alexander Gray (1856-1940) and his wife Rose … Continue reading

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Postcard – “Merry Xmas” 1914

Postmarked: 23 December 1914, Reserve Kansas Addressed to: Mr & Mrs. Alex Gray, Craig Mo Merry Xmas & Happy New Year Sam & Leah Samuel B. Stewart (1875-1937) and his wife Leah DeWald Stewart (1881-1968) are writing to Alexander Gray (1856-1940) and … Continue reading

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Postcard – “Wishing you all a Merry Xmas” 1916

Postmarked: 22 December 1916, Reserve Kansas Addressed to: Mr Alex Gray, Craig Mo Wishing you all a Merry Xmas Sam & Leah Samuel B. Stewart (1875-1937) and his wife Leah DeWald Stewart (1881-1968) are writing to Alexander Gray (1856-1940), his wife Rose Althea Browning … Continue reading

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Postcard – “We are going to Falls City today” 1909

Postmarked: 2 May 1909 Reserve KS Addressed to: Mr. Alex Gray, Craig, MO Front reads: We are going to Falls City today. Fred DeWald got hurt on piece of glass nearly froze to death. Lula and Leah keep me on … Continue reading

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Postcard – “Hope this will find you all improving”

Postmarked: 22 April 1918 Danbury Iowa Addressed to: Mrs. Alex Gray, Craig MO Dear Mrs Gray, Hope this will find you all improving. All well here. Will try and write you soon. Mrs. Watkins I don’t know who Mrs. Watkins … Continue reading

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Postcard – “we are enjoying fine winter” 1914

Postmarked: Dec 22 1914 Beatrice Nebraska Addressed to: Mrs. Gray, Craig MO My dear Mrs. Gray: We are enjoying fine winter with the best of health. Wishing you a Merry Xmas and a glad and prosperous New Year. I am … Continue reading

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