Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Rosina Büchner

Rosina Buchner, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio

  This is the tombstone of Rosina Büchner, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The grave stone is inscribed: Hierr ruhet Rosina, ehefrau des Adam Büchner. Geboren in K. R. Würtemberg. Gest 11 Feb 1861, Alter 22 Yahr, 4 Mon, 4 Tag. When translated the marker reads: Here …

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Sep 09

My Great-Great-Grandparents

Frederick, Elizabeth (Schumm) and Clara Schinnerer

I got this idea from another blogger and I thought it would be an interesting list to make. Below is a list of my sixteen great-great-grandparents with their birth, death, and marriage dates and where those events occurred.  Johann Müller, b. 19 Jan 1816, Gerhardsbrunn, Pfalz, Bayern; d. 14 Oct 1870, Bierbach, Bavaria; m. 2 …

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Sep 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Winfield Scott Brewster

BREWSTER, Winfield Scott, Effie Jane, Charles Augustus, Kessler/Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio

This is the tombstone of Winfield Scott Brewster, his wife Effie Jane (Searight) Brewster, and their son Charles Augustus Brewster.  The tombstone is located in row 7 of Kessler Cemetery (aka Liberty Cemetery) in Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The flat marker is inscribed BREWSTER, Winfield Scott, 1847-1926, Effie Jane, 1856-1928, and Charles Agustus, 1884-1951. …

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Sep 02

FGS Conference 2011

driving car

Next week I’m off to Springfield, Illinois, for the 2011 Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) national conference. The conference runs from September 7-10 and the theme is Pathways to the Heartland. The local host is The Illinois State Genealogical Society. You might want to check out their informative FGS Conference News Blog. I haven’t attended a …

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