October 2016 archive

Tombstone Tuesday–Buress B. & Leona L. (Becher) McBride

This is the tombstone of Buress B. and Leona L. (Becher) McBride, located in row 4 of East Bethel Cemetery, Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: McBride Leona L. 1900-1962 Buress B. 1898-1977 Buress B. McBride was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 24 October 1898, the son of James …

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Help Please! What are These?

Joe recently found an unusual set of items. We have never seen anything like them before although we have an idea of what they may have been used for. It is a set of five triangle-shaped salt-glazed nesting cups. I very much like salt glazed pottery and these unique cups make a nice addition to …

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Tombstone Tuesday–Joy I. Eley

This is the tombstone of Joy I. Eley, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Joy I. Dau. of A.M. & M.R. Eley 1924 Joy Eley was born 22 October 1924 in Ohio to Alger M. & Matilda (Becher) Eley. Joy died 26 October 1924, just …

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