Monthly Archive: April 2017

Apr 28

Schlemmer School–Public School District 7, Monroe Twp, Allen Co, Indiana

About a year ago I wrote about my Grandma Schumm’s 1900 and 1902 school souvenir books from the one-room school she attended– Schlemmer School, District 7 Public School, Monroe Township, Allen County, Indiana. [1] Thanks to Kristy K for providing me with a photo of Schlemmer School. Kristy is the great-granddaughter of Peter Shie, who …

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Apr 25

Tombstone Tuesday–Infant Son of Wm. & M.E. Hoehamer

This is the tombstone of the infant son of William A. and Maggie E. (Kallenberger) Hoehamer, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Infant Son of Wm. & M.E. Hoehamer Died Feb. 14, 1913 This tombstone is located in the children’s section of Zion’s Cemetery. This …

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Apr 21

Born in the 1800s

Last weekend we watched a classic movie that we have seen several times before. Driving Miss Daisy is one of those moves that you can watch over and over. Great cast, great acting, and a great story. It is set in the late 1940s and we calculated from things said in the movie that Miss …

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Apr 18

Tombstone Tuesday–Arley S. Byer

This is the tombstone of Arley S. Byer, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is laying on the ground and is inscribed: Here rests Arley S. Byer Born Feb. 17 1887 Died March 30, 1887 Gone, but not forgotten Neither Arley Byer’s birth, baptism, death, nor burial …

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Apr 14

A New Chapter

I am starting a new chapter in my life. I am now officially retired. My final day of work was this past Monday, April 10. It was a fun but bitter-sweet day as I said good-bye to my boss, my co-workers, and my last ten patients. I retired after nearly 44 years of what has …

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