Category Archive: Miller

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 19

Two Christina Miller Family Photos, c1920 & c1933

Here are two old Miller photos, photos of my great-grandmother Christina (Rueck) Miller with some of her descendants. Christina (1858-1945) is in both photos and perhaps these were taken at a family reunion or some time when part of the family had gathered together. Unfortunately the photos were not labeled. Not even the date was …

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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 11

Tombstone Tuesday–Rolland Miller

This is the tombstone of Rolland Miller, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ROLLAND Son of J. & F.E. Miller Died Aug. 11, 1913 Aged 3m, 8d Budded on earth to bloom in heaven Rolland Eugene Miller was born 3 May 1913, the first child …

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Mar 10

Springtime–Flowers and Memories

Spring is less than two weeks away. Although this has been a fairly mild winter everyone is always ready for spring this time of year. One sure sign of the upcoming spring season is the arrival of seed and plant catalogs. We received over a dozen catalogs this year, many more than we usually do. …

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