Monthly Archive: May 2011

May 31

Tombstone Tuesday–Miller, Carl F. & Gertrude

Carl F & Gertrude Miller, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio

  This is the tombstone of Carl F. and Gertrude Miller. It is located in row 10 of  Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. Gertrude was the little girl in the 5-generation photo featured in my blog, A Snapshot of the Past–Five Generations of My Family. She was my grandmother. Gertrude E. Brewster was …

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May 27

Memorial Day 2011

Parade

Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, is this coming Monday, May 30. Memorial Day is always observed the last Monday in May and traditionally marks the beginning of summer. It was declared a US federal holiday in 1971 and its origin dates back to the Civil War. It began as a way to remember and honor both Union …

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May 24

Tombstone Tuesday–Brewster, Pearl & Philip

Philip  Pearl Brewster, Riverside Cemetery, Adams County, Indiana

This is the tombstone of Philip and Pearl Brewster, nee Reid. The gravestone is located in Riverside Cemetery, one mile east of Geneva in Adams County, Indiana. The tombstone reads: BREWSTER—Pearl (1880-1962), Philip (1868-1935). Philip and Pearl were my great-grandparents, Philip was born 9 Aug 1868 in Adams County, Indiana, the son of Daniel and …

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May 13

Ten Tech Tools & Tips

Flip Pal Scanner, Magic Wand Scanner, RootsMagic To Go

I like tech items very much. I especially like gadgets that make my research easier. Tools that help me scan documents, digitize photos, store, enter and share data are at the top of my list of favorite things. Below is a list of some tech items that I like to use along with some tips. …

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May 10

Tombstone Tuesday-Mary Ann Cottrell Headington

Mary A Cottrell Headington, Died June 19, 1903, Aged 86y, 8m, 14d, Green Park Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana

This is the tombstone of Mary Ann Cottrell Headington, located in Green Park Cemetery, Portland, Jay County, Indiana. The gravestone is inscribed: Mary A Cottrell Headington, died June 19, 1903, aged 86y, 8m, 14d. Her date of birth was 5 October 1816, calculated from the age given on her tombstone. Mary Ann Cottrell married William …

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