Today, a few more photos from the James Henry Brewster branch of the family. James Henry Brewster moved his family to Independence, Kansas, about 1884, where he was a successful building contractor.
Sadly, earlier this week I read about the passing of Darrel “Pete” Brewster, professional football legend and one of my distant cousins.
Darrel Burton Brewster, later nicknamed Pete, was born in 1930 in Adams County, Indiana, and grew up in Portland, Indiana, where he excelled and basketball and football.
Today, an old picture postcard of students in front of a school that was likely located in rural Adams County, Indiana, over 100 years ago. The postcard is postmarked Geneva, Indiana, and is dated February 19. Unfortunately, I cannot read the year of the postmark. It is addressed to: Mrs. Emily Reid 610 West Water …