Belle’s Box – 113

This entry is part 112 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. And, there is an accounting of people about whom I have little information here.

6013. Giant Cacti, Arizona.


Addressed to:

Mrs. Bell Fellows

The postmark is Phoenix, Dec 24, 5:30 p.m. The year is not legible.


Dear Friend we are
here in the land
of sunshine
and Flowers
How are you. have to keep
clere (?) so the ? dont
Zin(?). Stanley is clerking in a
store at Phoenix comes
home on street cars nights
we live 3 miles out But it is
nice here and cooler in the
summer. there is (?) Liocerres (?)
here. one by my door. the rest
are well my heart bothers me
more here than there went
to town, and got me some
medicine last night think
i am some better tonight
I miss my old neighbors how
are you all I did not see
you to say good bye it stormed so I
(written up the side) could not go there.
(written down the left side) Yours with love LC Hibbs(?)

In 1900, the family of Lewis M Hibbs age 54, and wife Louisa, age 48 was located in Liberty township, Wexford County, Michigan. The family included Lewis’s children: Ernest G. 27, Irivn L., 10, Stanly A. 9, Sephrona E. 6; and Kate Milnar age 23, a boarder.

In 1910 the family was located in Colfax Township, Wexford County, Michigan: Lewis M. Hibbs, 62; Louisa C., 59; Irven L., 20; Stanley A., 18; Sophrona E., 16, Ernest J Hibbs, 37; Kate Hibbs, 37.

A quick search doesn’t reveal the family’s location in 1920.

In 1930, Stanley Hibbs, age 26 is a border in a home in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arazona. He was born in Michigan, and his occupation is salesman, hardware store.

The Hibbs family were nieghbors of Belle, for some time in the early 1900’s.

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    • Apple on January 17, 2009 at 8:21 am

    It would be wonderful if someone from the Hibbs family were to find this!

    Appleā€™s last blog post..Sarah Ann Camfield, 12 May 1887

  1. People look at this site by searching for surnames quite ofter, it’s my hope to share with those who are interested. Yes it would be wonderful! Thanks for the comment Apple.

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