Monthly Archives: August 2021

A Useful Citizen and Honest Man

J. T. Weybrecht January 27 1829 – January 31, 1895 The elaborate Victorian unpolished granite monument for John Theobold Weybrecht in the Alliance City Cemetery, in Alliance, Ohio, is one of the tallest in the cemetery and speaks to the … Continue reading

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A Soldier’s Service

A.L. JONES RUTH A. JONES BORN OCT. 22, 1827, MARRIED OCTOBER 2, 1849, DEPARTED THIS LIFE OCT. 29, 1878, AGED 51 YRS. & 7 DAYS. No other war was like the American Civil War for Americans because every sailor and … Continue reading

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The Author of the 14th Amendment?

Stephen Neal June 11, 1817 – June 23, 1905 The large, polished granite column topped with a bronze bust in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana, commemorates the life of Stephen Neal.  Neal was a prominent citizen of Lebanon, … Continue reading

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A Special Section

The Benevolent Protective Order of Elks (B. P. O. E.), one of the many fraternal organizations in the United States, was originally a drinking club called the Jolly Corks founded in 1866 by a group of actors, who evidently liked … Continue reading

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