Friday, March 16, 2007

Sopie Marie Olsdatter (1852-aft1910) postcard to Salmine Sophia Severine Pedersen (1862-1914)

  • From: Sopie Marie Olsdatter (1852-aft1910) of Farsund, Norway
  • To: Salmine Sophia Severine Pedersen (1862-1914) of Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
  • Date: circa 1910-1914
A little post to you from your sister, stay well. Our most beloved dear Salmine and family, now when Sofie shall travel on Saturday, she will be kind and go to you and bring regards from your dear father and sister, I have no address, as I get the letters in return, got a letter from Lina [Olson of Chicago who married Andrew Havig Jensen] 8 days ago, she is good and sound and has visited you, sister, and she said you were in good mood and happy, yes God helps you and your people, so that you still may come to see your old father he is pretty well and was glad he heard that Lina think about a trip home, together with you if everything goes well, with the help of God, we live well, have no suffer. Marie Klungeland is a candidate for confirmation October 6th. You John get regards from Malla Bekkevig Liva mm (with more). Dear be careful so that you once again can see old Norway, Lina wrote that she had a good time by Inga [Pedersen of New Jersey who married Emil Schneider] it was so nice, we have had a cold summer so we have had fire in the stove all the time, you shall get letters when I get A?a, love from father sister.

Source: Maria Elizabeth Winblad (1895-1987) collection