Monthly Archive: May 2018

May 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Louis C. Fisher

This is the tombstone of Louis C. Fisher, located in row 12 of Kessler Cemetery (aka Liberty Cemetery), Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Louis C Sohn von J.C. & M.A. Fischer Gestorben Den 5 Jul 1876 Alter 2 Jahr, 5 Mo, 28 Tag Louis C. Fisher, son of J.C. & M.A. Fischer died …

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May 25

Memorial Day 2018

This coming Monday we celebrate Memorial Day, a federal holiday that was originally called Decoration Day and traditionally marks the beginning of summer. It is a day to remember those who died in military service for our country as well as those who served our country and are now deceased. It is also day to …

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May 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Carolina E. Fisher

This is the tombstone of Carolina Elizabeth Fisher, located in row 12 of Kessler, aka Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker, broken and resting on the ground, is inscribed: Carolina E Fisher Tochter J.C. & M.A. Fisher Gest Nov 20, 1873 Alter 1 J 10 M & 7 T Carolina E. Fisher, daughter of …

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May 18

Dear Mom & All–WWII Letters from Herb (part 21)

Memorial Day is about a week away and a good time to post a few more transcriptions of my dad’s WWII letters and photos. Today’s letters are from May and June, 1945, 73 years ago. [1] My dad, Herbert Miller, was trained as a replacement troop during the fall of 1944. After he arrived in …

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May 15

Tombstone Tuesday–Christian & Mary A. (Bollenbacher) Fisher

This is the tombstone of Christian and Mary A. (Bollenbacher) Fisher, located in row 6 of Kessler (aka Liberty) Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Mother MARY A. His Wife Mar. 7, 1848 May 2, 1920 Father CHRISTIAN FISHER Aug. 29, 1839 Mar. 26, 1909 FISHER John “Christian” Fisher was born in Germany …

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