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May 28

Tombstone Tuesday for Memorial Day

Today, some Memorial Day cemetery photos.

Resthaven Cemetery, St. Marys, Ohio. (2014 photo by Karen)

My parents’ tombstone at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio.
Herbert M. Miller (1925-2012), my dad
WWII
Private, 84th Division, 333rd Regiment, Co. L, The Railsplitters
Battle of the Bulge, 2 Bronze Stars

Herbert & Florence Miller tombstone, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. (2018 photo by Karen)

Back side of Miller tombstone (2018 photo by Karen)

Daniel Brewster (1845-1917), my great-great-grandfather
Civil War
Private, Co E, 80th OVI
Riverside Cemetery, Geneva, Indiana

Daniel Brewster tombstone, Riverside Cemetery, Geneva, Indiana. (2014 photo by Karen)

Daniel Brewster tombstone, Riverside Cemetery, Geneva, Indiana. (2014 photo by Karen)

Ralph J. Derickson Jr. (1925-1945), my first cousin once removed
WWII
Private, 99th Infantry Division
Killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Bulge
Buried in Luxembourg
Riverside Cemetery, Geneva, Indiana

Ralph Derickson Jr, Riverside Cemetery, Geneva, Indiana (2014 photo by Karen)

Christian Whiteman (1762-1827), my 5th great-grandfather
Revolutionary War
Private, Berks County 6th Battalion, Pennsylvania Militia
Reber Hill Cemetery, Walnut Township, Pickaway County, Ohio

Christian Whiteman, Reber Hill Cemetery, Pickaway County, Ohio. (2002 photo by Karen)

Nicholas Headington (1790-1856), my 5th great-grandfather
War of 1812
Gorsuch’s Company, 2nd Maryland Militia
Liber Cemetery, Wayne Township, Jay County, Indiana

Nicholas Headington, War 1812 marker at foot.

This is only a partial list of my ancestors and relatives who served our county with the military service.

We remember them all and are thankful for their service to our country.

Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys, Auglaize Co, OH (2013 photo by Karen)

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