Belle’s Box – 28

This entry is part 30 of 342 in the series Belle's Box

Read about this series of posts, regarding items in a box originally owned by Belle (Lamunion) Fellows Tinker here.

The cast of characters is located here.

Item 28 is a card containing Easter greetings from Belle’s sister.

I can’t read the entire post mark, 9 p.m. 19?0, probably 1910, Michigan
Addressee: Mrs. Belle Fellows, Manton, Wexford Co Mich RFD.

Easter Greetings


Ashland 3.24
We are well and
hope you same
Frank was down to
Lewis yesterday but
they had gone to Detroit -.
E Bisard
Your sister.


This card was may have been written in 1901, at Easter. Lewis Bisard, son of Elizabeth Laumunion and Franklin Bisard, was living at home with his parents in 1900, according to the 1900 census of Ashland Township, Newaygo County, Michigan.

Sometime before November, 1902, when their daughter Ione was born, he married Sadie E. Miller, probably in Newaygo County. Sadie/Sarah Miller Bisard died in 1914, and was buried in Ashland Center Cemetery.

On the 1920 census of Ashland Township, Newaygo County, Michgian, the family of Charles Miller, 59; and his wife Ida, 58, also lists their granddaughter, Ione Bisard, age 15.

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