As the school year draws to a close, students and teachers look forward to summer vacation. But before wrapping up the school year there are those end-of-the-school-year tests, to determine how much information the students retained during the year. I remember those dreaded tests very well.
Tag: Blackcreek Township
March 1911 Blackcreek & Liberty News
Chatt-area News, 1910
1910 Decennial Appraisement of Blackcreek Township
Last week I posted images of pages from the 1910 Quadrennial Assessor’s Report of Blackcreek Township. The booklet belonged to my great-grandfather Jacob Miller who owned an 80 acre farm in Blackcreek Township. During that time period Ohio was in the process of changing its tax laws, switching from a decennial appraisement of real property …
Tombstone Tuesday–Catharina Heinz
This is the tombstone of Catharina Heinz, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The gravemarker is inscribed: Catharina, Ehefrau von [wife of] of Christ. Heinz, geb den [born the] 25 June 1828, Gest den [died the] 18 May 1888, Alter [age] 59y, 10m, 23t [days]. I featured the tombstone …