Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 11

Using Family Heirlooms

I have acquired a few family heirlooms over the years and I dearly treasure them. Some are packed away but I try to keep as many as I can out for display. I even use some of them regularly. Pete Miller’s old trunk is in our basement. Pete (1878-1957) was my granduncle, the son of …

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Jan 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Katherine Hardzog

This is the tombstone of Katherine Hardzog, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed, Katherine, Wife of Christan Hardzog, Died Oct 9, 1843, Aged 40 years & 6 days. The marker is inscribed this way: Katherine Wife of Christan Hard zog   Died Oct 9 1843 …

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Jan 04

Welcome 2013!

We have said good bye to 2012 and I can say that I am not sorry to see that year end. Last year certainly had its ups and downs. My dad passed away in April. Then we spent a good deal of the summer cleaning out a barn and a couple garages. My computer crashed last …

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Jan 01

Tombstone Tuesday–Caroline Hardzog

This is the tombstone of Caroline Hardzog, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The sandstone marker is inscribed: Caroline, Daught of Christian Hardzog died March 8 1840, Aged 2 years & 3 ms. Exactly as the marker is inscribed: Caroline Daught of Ch ristian Hardzo g died March …

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