Meta Petermann and Percy Land

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Percy Land of Hauppague, New York married Meta H. Petermann of Hoboken, New Jersey in Smithtown, New York on January 18, 1908. The witnesses were Clarence L. Land and Anna Peterman

The photo on the left is one of a series taken in 1910. See Percy and Children for more photos in this series

Click on photo for more pictures of known friends and relatives of Meta and Percy Click on photo for more pictures of unknown friends or relatives

Click on photo for more pictures the children of Meta and Percy

Click on photo for more pictures the 1922 trip to Canada to visit the Sykes relatives in Toronto Click on photo for pictures of Meta and Percy's trip to Washington D.C. in the mid to late 40's

Click on photo for more pictures of the Land cars

Click on photo for more pictures of the the home of Meta and Percy Land at 101 North Country Road, Smithtown

Meta Peterman and Percy Land


Meta Peterman and Percy Land

Tintype. There are two copies of this picture.

Several of the tintypes were in paper sleeves. None of the pictures that were still in their sleeves had any thing writen on them. There was a loose backing of a sleeve that was stamped,

Souvenir Auto
Near Happyland

It is possible that the sleeve in question went on this photo or its mate which were both without sleeves.

Circa 1975 Helen Land sent Justina Land Leler a copy of this photo. In Helen's letter to Justy at the time, Helen said,
Grandma and Grandpa's wedding day. Her glove is off to show her wedding band"
Percy and Meta were married on January 18, 1908

Feeding the chickens

A cabin in the woods
I have no idea where or what this building is. Whatever it was, it seems to have been important. There are two picture of the same building and two copies were made of both pictures.

There is a figure in the doorway on the left side.

There is a figure in the doorway. It is hard to see, but it could be Clarence.

Meta, Percy and Echo
circa 1908

Meta and Percy kissing in a field of flowers

This is one of three photos taken on the same day. The others are of Arnold and Helen, and of Meta, Percy and Annie. See The Children of Meta and Percy and The Petermanns

Meta and Percy circa 1925

Percy Land and Meta Petermann Land circa 1930

One of a series of photos taken at the time of the reunion with Meta's sister, Annie Petermann Wulpern, and three of their friends from Hoboken. See Meta's Friends

The originals were a little scratched up, but they cleaned up nicely.

The Hardware store in St James, Long Island

The Hardware store in St James once owned by Percy Land

Photo taken by Joan Land Davi and Ted Davi in 1995

The First Presbyterian Church in Smithrtown

The First Presbyterian Church, Smithtown

This was the church that the Land family attended after their move to Smithrown.

1958 christmas card in the collection of Helen Land.

While the Church was established in 1675, the building pictured above (which still stands on the courner of Main Street and North Country Road) was build in 1827.