Monthly Archive: February 2018

Feb 27

Tombstone Tuesday–Luther C. Bollenbacher

This is the tombstone of Luther Carl Bollenbacher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Luther Carl “Bun” Bollenbacher was born in Chattanooga, Ohio, on 31 December 1915, the son of Fred and Anna (Huffman) Bollenbacher. In about 1916 Fred and Anna Bollenbacher and their 5 …

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Feb 23

Dear Mom & All–WWII Letters from Herb (part 17)

My dad, Herbert Miller, was trained as a replacement troop during the fall of 1944 and by the end of that same year he was in Belgium fighting in the Battle of the Bulge. He had been assigned to Company L, 333rd Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, known as the Railsplitters. I continue with the letters …

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Feb 20

Tombstone Tuesday–John Martin and Emma (Bollenbacher) Bollenbacher

This is the tombstone of John Martin and Emma (Bollenbacher) Bollenbacher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BOLLENBACHER Emma 1878-1934 John M. 1879-1958 John Martin Bollenbacher was born 27 July 1879 in Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio, the son of Jacob (Jr) and Helena “Lena” …

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Feb 16

A Wounded Soldier and the 23rd Psalm

During WWII my dad, Herbert Miller, was assigned to the 333rd Infantry Regiment of the 84th Division. The 84th was known as the Railsplitters. You can see the Railsplitter pins on his lapels in the photo below. My dad was proud to be a Railsplitter and over the years purchased many books about the Railsplitters …

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Feb 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Victor F. & I. Chloe (Douglas) Bollenbacher

This is the tombstone of Victor and Chloe (Douglas) Bollenbacher, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BOLLENBACHER I Chloe 1905-1998 Victor F. 1903-1985 Victor F. Bollenbacher was born in Adams County, Indiana, on 8 September 1903, the son of John Martin and Emma (Bollenbacher) Bollenbacher. …

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