Monthly Archive: October 2018

Oct 12

Dear Mom & All–WWII Letters from Herb (part 28)

Yes, I am still transcribing the letters my dad, Herbert Miller, wrote home while in the Army, stationed in Germany during WWII and the occupation period afterward. His family saved a lot, if not most of his letters and my goal is to transcribe them all. Posting them here is a good motivation for me …

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Oct 09

Tombstone Tuesday–John Seaman & Emma (Seaman) Kreiselmeyer

This is the tombstone of John Seaman and his daughter Emma (Seaman) Kreiselmeyer, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John Seaman Sep. 1, 1814 May 29, 1897 Emma Kreiselmeyer Aug. 7, 1857 Apr. 3, 1896 SEAMAN In last week’s Tombstone Tuesday I wrote about …

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Oct 05

1919–Bluffton Shuts Out Celina, 138-0

I appreciate it when Karen’s Chatt readers write me with interesting information and stories about people and events in our area of west central Ohio and neighboring Indiana. I want to thank Lynne for sending me the following newspaper transcription, which she transcribed from a framed 1935 Bluffton, Indiana, newspaper, The News-Banner. I find it …

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Oct 02

Tombstone Tuesday–John Kreiselmeyer

This is the tombstone of John Kreiselmeyer, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John Kreiselmeyer Died 20 Jul 1887 Aged 32 y. 8 m. 21 d. Johann “John” Kreiselmeyer was born 29 November 1854 in Willshire Township, Van Wert County, Ohio, the son of …

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