Tag Archive: Reef

Oct 04

The Daughters of Jacob Miller

Last week I posted photos of the sons of my great-grandfather Jacob Miller. Today, some photos of Jacob Miller’s daughters.

Jacob Miller (1843-1918) was born in Bierbach, Bavaria. He married Sophia Goelzer there, but Sophia and their first child died during childbirth.

Aug 02

Tombstone Tuesday–Harley J. & Ella (Becher) Reef

This is the tombstone of Harley J. and Ella (Becher) Reef, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: REEF Ella B. 1893-1967 Harley J. 1888-1960 Harley Jacob Reef was born 1 May 1888 in Jay County, Indiana, the son of Martin and Mahala (Cole) Reef. In …

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Nov 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Wavil J. and Clara C. Reef

This is the tombstone of Wavil J. and Clara C. Reef. The grave marker is located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The inscription is: REEF, Clara C., 1899-1997, Wavil J., 1901-1964, Married Nov 25, 1925. Clara was the youngest child of Jacob and Christine (Rueck) Miller. She was born …

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