In honor of Independence Day, which we celebrate this weekend, today’s blog post features my Revolutionary War ancestor, Christian Whiteman.
Christian, my fifth great-grandfather, fought for American independence during the Revolutionary War.
Here we are, one week into the New Year, but before I move on I want to summarize the year 2015 for Karen’s Chatt. Karen’s Chatt began its 5th year in 2015 with the news that a story about my great-grandfather, immigrant Jacob Mueller, was published in the Saarbrücker Zeitung, a German newspaper. Thanks to …
This is the tombstone of Hannah (Huey) Whiteman, located in Cheshire Cemetery, Berlin Township, Delaware County, Ohio. Her marker is inscribed: HANNAH CHRISTIAN WHITEMAN —1850 CEM. 5 GR. 2 This plot in Cheshire Cemetery was not Hannah’s original burial site. She was originally buried in Berlin Township House Cemetery, Delaware County, and her first tombstone …
Today is our nation’s birthday. The Fourth of July. Independence Day. The day we commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and celebrate America’s independence from Great Britain. Today is a good time to honor the ancestors from our family who fought for American independence over 235 years ago. Joe and I both have …