Monthly Archive: August 2017

Aug 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Mary (Kessler) Huffman

This is the tombstone of Jacob and Mary (Kessler) Huffman, located in row 7 of Kessler Cemetery, aka Liberty Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HUFFMAN Mary 1875-1908 Jacob 1866-1939 Jacob Huffman was the son of Ferdinand and Elizabeth (Herzog/Hartzog) Huffman, born 20 January 1865 in Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio, …

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Aug 25

1909 Postcard to Gerty Brewster from Mrs. Wyman

Here is a postcard my Uncle Vernie shared with me some time ago. It is postmarked from: Mrs. Wyman Brecksville, Ohio 11 Oct 1909, 4 p.m. To: Miss Gerty Brewster Geneva, Ind., Route 5 Miss Gerty Brewster was my grandmother Gertrude (Brewster) Miller (1896-1973). Brecksville, Ohio, is a city in Cuyahoga County, a suburb of …

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Aug 22

Tombstone Tuesday–William George Bollenbacher

This is the tombstone of William George Bollenbacher, located in row 4 of Kessler Cemetery [aka Liberty Cemetery], Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: William G. BOLLENBACHER Feb. 6, 1885 July 6, 1945 William George Bollenbacher was born 6 February 1885 in Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio, the son of Jacob and …

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Aug 18

Mount Carmel EUB Sunday School Class of 1914

Today, an old photo that was submitted and printed in The Graphic, Portland, Indiana, in 1954. The photo was originally taken in 1914 of Edna Brewster’s Mount Carmel EUB Church Sunday School class. The church was located in Jefferson Township, Adams County, Indiana. The Graphic had a feature section “From the Old Album” where people …

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Aug 15

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary Olga (Huffman) Bollenbacher

This is the tombstone of Mary Olga (Huffman) Bollenbacher, located in row 7 of Kessler Cemetery [aka Liberty Cemetery], Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Mary O. Wife of William G. Bollenbacher Aug. 12, 1889 Nov. 16, 1920 Mary Olga Huffman was the daughter of George F. and Sarah Roseann (Dodge) Huffman, …

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