Leo Meinrad & Lydia Mayer in NYC
Leo Meinrad Mayer (April 11, 1894 - January 27, 1991), artist and illustrator, with his wife Karoline Lydia (Jensen) Mayer (July 15, 1899 - April 27, 1994) in New York City. Leo is the brother of Emilie Constance Mayer who married Joseph M. Schifferli on August 7, 1906 and Clara M. Mayer who married Joseph’s brother, Leo M. Schifferli, on October 15, 1912.
Leo Meinrad & Lydia Mayer in their NYC apartment
Leo Meinrad Mayer (April 11, 1894 - January 27, 1991) and his wife Karoline Lydia (Jensen) Mayer (July 15, 1899 - April 27, 1994) in their New York City apartment. Leo is the brother of Emilie Constance Mayer who married Joseph M. Schifferli on August 7, 1906 and Clara M. Mayer who married Joseph’s brother, Leo M. Schifferli, on October 15, 1912.
Leo M. Schifferli, Jr. (1917 - 1998)
Photo of Leo M. Schifferli, Jr. (July 31, 1917 - May 23, 1998), son of Leo M. and Clara M. Schifferli (Mayer). Leo married Helen Teresa Amato on June 4, 1949. Signed “Love & Laughter Leo S.”“
Clara M. Schifferli nee Mayer as a young girl.
William’s Journey Postcard Seven
William writes to his mother, Mrs. F. X. Schifferli (Mary Katherine nee Schifferle), of 56 Walden Avenue Buffalo N.Y. U.S.A. Postmarked SEPT ? Anvers Depart and OCT 5 9 AM 1904 Buffalo, N. Y.
The message, written in German, begins Dear Mama and is signed Wilhelm.
The postcard: Lith. O. De Rycker & Mendel, Bruxelles. Red Star Line Antwerpen - New York. S.S. Finland 18th September 1904.
William’s Journey Postcard Six
William’s brother, Frank, writes home, addressing the postcard to their father, Mr. F. X. Schifferli of 56 Walden Avenue Buffalo N. Y. Postmarked SEP 17 1904 12:30 PM New York, N. Y. and SEP 18 1904 9:30 AM Buffalo, N. Y.
N. Y. Sept. 17/04. Dear People Will just left amidst cheers and tears, the band played farewell for a few short years. The boy is very, and most happy. Don’t worry he will soon be back. A fine large ship it is that he sailed on. I will return to Rochester tonight so I can rest up Sunday. ? ? ? to all. Your loving Francis
The postcard: 108 Flat Iron Building, New York Published by Illustrated Postal Card Co,. New York.
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William’s Journey Postcard Five
William sends a postcard home addressed to his mother, Mrs. F. X. Schifferli (Mary Katherine). Postmarked SEP 19 1904 New York, N.Y.
Sandy Hook 9/17/04 Dear Folks. Just left New York. So far had a fine time and am feeling fine. Don’t worry about me I’m O.K. Yours lovingly William
The postcard: 135 Boat-House Central Park N.Y. Copyright 1895 by Loeffler, N.Y. Pub. by Illustrated Postal Card Co., New York
William’s Journey Postcard Four
Frank writes again on September 16th, this time to their sister, Mary Schifferli, living at home on Walden Avenue. Postmarked SEP 17 1904, 2-30 P, Buffalo, N.Y.
New York Sept. 16/04 Dear Mary. We send our best regards and so does Geo. Seeing N. Y. Having a swell time All O.K. Will & Frank.
The postcard: 120 Post Office, New York. Published by the Illustrated Postal Card Company, New York.
William’s Journey Postcard Three
William’s brother, Frank, writes home again, this time addressing the postcard to their father, Francis X. Schifferli, at his place of work - The Buffalo Volksfreund located at 46 - 48 Broadway, Buffalo, NY. Postmarked SEP 16 1904 10 PM New York and SEP 17 1904 2-PM Buffalo, N.Y.
N. Y. Best Regards from Geo. William & Frank. Made you walk from City Hall station to Sio House Sunday morning
The postcard: 123 City Hall and Newspaper Square, New York. Published by Illustrated Postal Card Co., New York.
William’s Journey Postcard Two
This time William’s brother Frank writes the postcard home to Papa, Francis X. Schifferli. Postmarked SEP 13 1904 10-AM Rochester, N.Y. and SEP 13 1904 2-PM Buffalo, N.Y. and SEP 13 1904 2-30P Buffalo, N.Y.
Just leaving Rochester. Best wishes. We are feeling fine. Your Will & Frank.
The postcard: View in Riverside Cemetery, Rochester, N. Y. No. 101 Published for The Rochester News Company.