26 February 2014
Z.M. Fenn is Zalton M. Fenn, the son of Daniel C. Fenn and Elizabeth Poor Fenn, my great grand uncle. His business card, above, states that he was a manufacturer of pillow sham holders and a dealer in 'Little Giant Tack Puller' in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Zalton lived from 1850-1908. I am not sure what year or years that he was employed in this business. I am envisioning the tack puller would be used on the tacks that are on upholstered chairs. It looks like I need to check Grand Rapids City Directories to see when he was in business. This card was found in his grandmother's, (Huldah Rowley Fenn) Bible.