September 2023 archive

Tombstone Tuesday-Ferdinand & Catharine (Bollenbacher) Kable

This is the tombstone of Ferdinand and Catharine (Bollenbacher) Kable, located in row 6 of Kessler/Liberty Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio.

Philip Schumm Farm, 1913

A couple weeks ago I featured a 1913 photo postcard of the Philip Schumm farm but I still questioned where the house and barn were located and the name that was written on the barn.

Tombstone Tuesday-Marriage Symbol

A couple’s marriage date is often inscribed on their tombstone with a marriage symbol.

Schumm Pike

Last week, while researching the 1913 postcard showing the Philip Schumm home, I noticed that according to the 1910 census, the Philip Schumm family lived on Schumm Pike in Black Creek Township, Mercer County, Ohio.

Tombstone Tuesday-John G. Kable

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