August 2023 archive

Tombstone Tuesday-Jacob Kable

This is the tombstone of Jacob Kable, located in row 13 of Kessler, aka Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio.

Local Connections to the Sultana

Last weekend we attended a play, Long Journey Home, The Charles T. Kruse Civil War Story. The play is based on a true story with an Auglaize County connection.

Tombstone Tuesday-Good Shepherd Engraving

The Good Shepherd engraving, St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Preble, Indiana.

This tombstone engraving is one that is immediately recognizable by Christians. Jesus is often referred to as the Good Shepherd and is called a shepherd several times in the Bible.

Postmarked Willshire, 1911, from D.W.H.

Regular readers know that I enjoy trying to figure out and learn a little about the writers and recipients of old post cards from this area. Today, an interesting old postcard with an April 1911 Willshire postmark…

Tombstone Tuesday-John George Albright

This is the tombstone of John George Albright, located in row 15 of Kessler/Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio…