Letters, 1909-1919 between Maude A. Howdershell and Milton F. Kerrick, a courting couple of Alexandria, Virginia who were engaged toward the later part of their correspondence. Milton F. Kerrick seems to have worked for a railroad since at least one letter-head is that of a railroad brotherhood.
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Biographical / Historical
Maude Amanda Howdershell, born December 24, 1889 in Alexandria City, Virginia; died September 29, 1980. Wife of Milton Fristoe Kerrick and mother to Elizabeth “Bette” Amanda Kerrick.
Milton Fristoe Kerrick, birthdate unknown, died 1941. He was an employee, notably a brakeman in 1902, a baggagemaster in 1907, and a flagman in 1919, of Southern Railway, member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and a Knights Templar.
Maude A. Howdershell and Milton F. Kerrick Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/790 Accessed April 12, 2021.