24 March 2015

Last Meal At The New Franklin Hotel

From a history of Crawford County, Michigan:

"Last meal in New Franklin Hotel, Johannesburg, 1910.  Back of old print lists Pollie Thomas, John Norman, George Hansen, L. Rasmussen, Pearl Cleveland and Mary Bole.  John Rasmussen sold hotel to Johannesburg Manufacturing Co."

In 1900 John Rasmussen was a hotel proprietor in Crawford County, Michigan:

Census  1900
Grayling township (north side), Crawford, Michigan
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John Rasmusson Head M 39 Denmark
Gristine Rasmusson Wife F 41 Denmark
Robert W Rasmusson Son M 12 Michigan
Frederick Rasmusson Son M 10 Michigan
Ludvig Rasmusson Son M 7 Michigan
Edith Sawter Servant F 22 Michigan
Martha Torichel Servant F 17 Germany
Katie Smith Servant F 19 Michigan
Nettie Baily Servant F 28 Michigan
Bridget Clune Servant F 40 Ireland
Dora Gleson Servant F 32 Michigan
John Benson Servant M 32 Sweden
Charles A Patullor Manager M 29 Pennsylvania
Amos Spalding Clerk M 24 Michigan
Danial Squires  Boarder M 60 Pennsylvania
Jerome Bucher Boarder M 42 Michigan
Mike Corbellot Boarder M 28 Ireland
Patrick Oconnor Boarder M 42 Michigan
John T Green Boarder M 22 Michigan
James Gleeson  Boarder M 25 Canada

Jim's grandmother, Hazel V. (Smith) Palm married, as her 2nd husband, Ludwig Rasmussen (thought to be in the photo above).

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