The picture on the left has "Meta Johchimes" 1902 written on the back.

The picture on the left has Longbehn, Manning Iowa 1902 written on the back.

Taken in Lyden Studio

Note: There is a Langbehn listed in the Manning Centennial book (below).
This almost surely must be the same name so if anyone has more information please contact Dave Kusel or post a message on The Manning Exchange.

All the markings on these pictures are in the same hand. Because the last name Johchimes, Jrachimes, Joachimes is spelled different on each of them, someone is sounding the name out. If my g grandmother wrote on the backs of these pictures she would have only been in the US 3 1/2 years in 1902 so she doesn't know how to spell yet.

 

From Manning Centennial book page 303 Langbehn listed -----
Click on the Manning Family - G 292 - 305 link on the left then Scroll to Fred Gruhn on the right side.

Excerpts: from the above link------------

Fred Gruhn, born April 8, 1867, at Wallersdorf, Germany, came to this country in 1892, settling in this vicinity. He married Amanda Asmus March 23, 1895. Amanda, daughter of John and Anna Heuer Asmus, was born at Plainview November 20, 1875. She came to Manning at the age of 17.

After their marriage, they settled on a farm 21/2 miles south of Manning. In 1907, they moved to a farm in Shelby County, where they lived for 37 years. After their retirement they lived in their home at 610 4th St. Mr. Gruhn died March 1, 1948, and Mrs. Gruhn September 30, 1953.

They were the parents of 10 children: a daughter, Emma, died in infancy; Lena (Mrs. Albert Jansen), Manning; Ella (Mrs. Grover Steen), Manning; Henry, Manning; Alma Thompsen Custer, Harlan; Frieda (Mrs. Henry Langbehn), Columbus, Georgia; Anna (Mrs. Alfred Mahnke), Albert City; Edward, deceased, married Hazel Juels and lived in Mesa, Arizona; Ida (Mrs. Gilmer Anthony), Denison; Helen (Mrs. Lenus Anderson), Denison.

1902 ----

no other information

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