I have moved from 1910 and am now looking through the 1911 issues of The Celina Democrat, searching for news and information about Black Creek and Liberty Townships. Most of the news the paper printed was from the Celina area, but occasionally there is news from the northwest part of the county.
Chatt-area farmers make plans for their own Farm Institute in Liberty Township:
John Linn and wife return to Liberty Township. I believe this article refers to John Linn (1880-1945) and his brother Philip Linn (1868-1935), sons of Jacob and Catharine (Mueller) Linn. John’s wife was Marie Klenz and John’s mother Catharine was the sister of my great-grandfather Jacob Miller.
The death and funeral notice of Ollie E. (Ketro) Morrison (1877-1911). She is buried in Woodland Union Cemetery in Van Wert:
Here are a couple mentions about local ministers, reprinted from The Lutheran Standard. The third person mentioned, Rev. George Haas, was Zion Chatt’s minister from 1907-1911. He was born in Germany in 1876 and would have undoubtedly made an excellent professor of German History.
A fire in Rockford made news:
Did you ever wonder when and where your ancestor moved? This could be a clue. I believe this is James Andress (1868-1950), the son of Jefferson & Malvina (Figley) Andress, born in Mercer County and buried in Shelby County, Ohio: