Category Archive: Miller

Jul 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Christian Miller

Christian Miller (1880-1911), Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio

This is the tombstone of Christian Miller. It is located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The stone is inscribed Christian Miller, 1880-1911. MILLER is also carved on the top of the stone. Christian was the second son of my great grandfather, Jacob Miller and Jacob’s second wife, …

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May 31

Tombstone Tuesday–Miller, Carl F. & Gertrude

Carl F & Gertrude Miller, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio

  This is the tombstone of Carl F. and Gertrude Miller. It is located in row 10 of  Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. Gertrude was the little girl in the 5-generation photo featured in my blog, A Snapshot of the Past–Five Generations of My Family. She was my grandmother. Gertrude E. Brewster was …

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Apr 12

Tombstone Tuesday-Margaretha Strobel Miller

Margaretha Strobel Miller (1859-1882) Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga

This is the tombstone of Margaretha Miller, nee Strobel, the second wife of my great grandfather, Jacob Miller. This marker is in row 5 in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. The inscription on the weathered stone is now very difficult to read, but according to Mercer County Cemetery Inscriptions Volume VI, compiled by the Mercer …

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Apr 01

1916 Mercer County Directory

1916-Mercer-County-Ohio

A few years ago I purchased a 1916 Farm Journal Illustrated Directory of Mercer County, Ohio, on Ebay. It was published by the Wilmer Atkinson Company, publishers of the Farm Journal, from Washington Square, Philadelphia. It contains 208 pages, an alphabetical list of the people living in Mercer County with some information about them, advertisements, …

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Mar 29

Tombstone Tuesday—Jacob Miller

Jacob Miller (1843-1918), Zion Lutheran Mausoleum

This is the mausoleum marker of Jacob Miller. The mausoleum is located at the west side of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. I have never been able to find Jacob’s Ohio death certificate. The only records I have of his death are the church records, the mausoleum marker, and his obituary. Jacob’s wife Christine is …

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