Last Postcard from Emma Falkner Alfaro

Postcard from Emma May Falkner Alfaro to her brother, George Ernest “Ernie” Falkner, Jr. (26 January 1934). “Aunt May” was a New York-based dancer in Texas for work. She tragically died of typhoid fever in San Antonio in July, 1934 at the age of 25. This is the last communication we have from her. #falknerjarrell... Continue Reading →

Emma May Falkner Alfaro (1909-1934)

Emma May Falkner Alfaro (1909-1934). She was my maternal great-aunt, the daughter of George Ernest Falkner, Sr. and Florence Jones Falkner of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Her mother died in the influenza epidemic of 1918 and the family moved to Detroit, Michigan, USA in the 1920s. She married her dance partner, Jesus Alfaro, Jr. in 1926... Continue Reading →

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