Real Photo Postcard of a middle-aged couple identified as Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Olson of Wilmington, Delaware.
A name mentioned on the reverse is presumably the intended recipient, though the card was never mailed. The name might be E. H. Meriam or Marvin or ? If you can perceive a surname, please leave a comment or contact me directly.
The couple pictured might have been John A. Olsen and wife Matilda (Olm or Pierson or Peterson) Olsen, who were born in Sweden about October 1859 and about April 1853 respectively. They were living at Wilmington, Delaware at the time of the enumeration of the 1900 Federal Census and had three daughters and two sons in the household:
- Alma Matilda Olson
- Anna Augusta Olson
- Esther Elizabeth Olson
- Axell Imanual Olson
- Edwin A. Olson