Charles Blakeman, west of Merna, Northwest Custer County, Nebraska.
summary: Note: "Now lives in Merna with his daughter, Mrs. Zeig." Identified by Deputy Sheriff E.M. Thompson of Broken Bow, Nebraska, October 24, 1932. <p> In 1980, David Wilson of the Custer County Historical Society added this identification: ". . .The sod house stood at the SW corner of NW 1/4 6-17-22 in Custer County. The persons in the photograph, from left to right: John Blakeman. born 16 Oct 1885 Phoebe Josephine (Teeple) Blakeman, wich of Charles, holding Charles Homer Blakeman (b. 15 Feb. 1889 - d. 14 Sept 1974) Charles (E.?) Blakeman (born near Crown Point, IN, Bur. Merna, NE) holding Howard Blakeman, born about August 1887. . . ."
original size: 6x8