Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 29

Postmortem Records

Undertaker Bill for Chris Miller, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1911

There were often documents created after an individual’s death that may help you with your family research. Don’t overlook these postmortem items. These records may include undertaker’s bills and cemetery monument orders. You may find these records in probate packets, among family papers, in local historical society museums, or among the books and papers of …

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Jul 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob Miller (Jr)

Jacob Miller Jr (1886-1913), Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio

This is the tombstone of Jacob Miller Jr, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The stone is inscribed Jacob Miller, 1886-1913. MILLER is also carved on the top of the stone. Jacob Miller Jr was the second child of Jacob Miller and his third wife, Christena Rueck. …

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Jul 22

Updates

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This week, some updates of past blogs. Re:  Bluetooth Blues, 1 February blog. In the world of technology there is nothing more frustrating than a renegade mobile device. Bluetooth has now ceased communications with my Droid entirely. A few weeks ago I dialed a phone number on my Droid but no sound came from the …

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Jul 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Christian Miller

Christian Miller (1880-1911), Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio

This is the tombstone of Christian Miller. It is located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The stone is inscribed Christian Miller, 1880-1911. MILLER is also carved on the top of the stone. Christian was the second son of my great grandfather, Jacob Miller and Jacob’s second wife, …

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Jul 15

Morrison Photography, Chattanooga, Ohio

Unidentified photo by Morrison, Chattanooga, Ohio

I am not sure how I acquired this photo nor do I know who the gentleman in the photo is. There is nothing written on the back of the photo to identify him. I do not know when the photo was taken either. Basically, I don’t know a whole lot about this photo. However, there …

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