Tag Archive: Miller

Jul 20

Found! A Stash of Photos

Photo labeled Gertrude Brewster Miller.

I spent this past week working with photos–rearranging family photos that my dad had on his computer and scanning a group of photos I found while helping clean out the Miller barn. We spent several Saturdays this summer cleaning out the barn. I had hoped to find a few treasures there but until that last …

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Jul 13

It’s Family Reunion Time

Miller Reunion, c1956.

It is the middle of summer and time for family reunions. Both sides of my family have family gatherings that we regularly attend. Although both reunions focus on relatives gathering together (and good food), there are differences between the Miller and Schumm reunions. The Miller reunion is held every year on the fourth Sunday in July, …

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Jun 01

The Porch Swing

Porch Swing I

Ah, the good ol’ summertime. For me, summertime brings back childhood memories of long summer days spent at the Miller farm. I still remember that feeling of freedom when school was out and the whole summer was ahead of me. I spent nearly every summer on the farm with my Miller grandparents. I stayed with …

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Mar 27

Tombstone Tuesday–J Howard & Caroline Caffee

J Howard & Caroline Caffee, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio.

This is the tombstone of Howard and Caroline (Miller) Caffee, located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed, CAFFEE, Caroline, 1893-1988; J. Howard, 1892-1954, Galatians, 2:20. Howard Caffee obituary: Death Claims J. Howard Caffee, Widely Known Nearby Dairy Farmer J. Howard Caffee of southwest of Willshire died …

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Mar 23

V-mail from Germany to Willshire, 1945

V-mail from Herbert Miller in Germany, 1945.

I am a Charter Member and supporter of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. They recently sent me information about one of their programs, Operation Footlocker. Operation Footlocker gives school children across the country the opportunity to see and touch real World War II artifacts, while adding to their WWII education. Each footlocker …

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