June 2024 archive

Who Do? 1916 Mount Carmel Bible Class

A few years ago I wrote about the Mount Carmel EUB Sunday School Class of 1914. My paternal grandmother Gertrude “Gertie” (Brewster) Miller (1896-1973) was a member of that class…

A WWII Paratrooper in the Family

This is a very patriotic time of year. In addition to Memorial Day and Independence Day, D-Day and Flag Day fall between those two well-known Federal Holidays.

Tombstone Tuesday-Wilhelm & Peter Linn

This is the tombstone of Wilhelm and Peter Linn, located in row 4 of St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The tombstone is inscribed…

Flag Day

Old Glory. The Stars & Stripes. The Grand Old Flag. The Star-Spangled Banner. The Red, White, and Blue. The American Standard. The United States Flag. These are all nicknames for our American Flag. Today is Flag Day…  

Tombstone Tuesday-Some Cemetery Terms

Occasionally we run across cemetery terms that are unfamiliar. Some terms have similar definitions and some terms are sometimes used interchangeably.