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Elery, Ohio - Elery, Ohio   Herrtown or Elery as it is usually called now, had more business places years ago. There were 2 grocery stores, one near the Monroe Twp. House, operated once by a man named Vogel. It closed years ago — 60 yrs.? Probably more. The other one just east of the R.R. track closed […]
Valentine Tea - February 14, 2018, 1:30 p.m. Dr.John Bloomfield Home & Museum 229 W. Clinton St. Napoleon, OH Enjoy a Victorian tea, featuring Harney & Sons Valentine Blend and a selection of scones, tea sandwiches and desserts. $18 donation Seating is limited. RSVP to Lois at lzhanna@yahoo.com or 419.966.6781
Voigt, Louis - Undated. Interviewer unknow. My name is Louis Voigt, I am the grandson of Fred Voigt, the proprietor of the resort at Girty’s Island back at the turn of the century. Now Dorothy Memmer, my next door roommate is the daughter of Winnie Voigt Zachrich who was also a daughter of Fred Voigt. Fred Voigt was […]
Weddelman, Ida - Interviewed by Charlotte Wangrin, June 6, 2004 IW: I’m 96 years old. CW: That was a long time ago that you were born. IW: Yes. 1906. CW: 1906. Do you remember anything about your childhood or youth? IW: Well, My mother died when I was a couple days old. CW: Oh, really? What did she […]
Wangrin, Charlotte - A Recollection (Wallpaper Project, February 27, 2002) This would have have occurred before 1929. My sister and I were the only children in our family. We loved to go to Grandma’s house in the country. She would get us up early in the morning and we’d take the dog and go down to get the […]
Simmons, Julie - Interviewed by Charlotte Wangrin, February 28, 2002, Henry County Senior Center CW: Tell me about yourself? I came along as a young girl pretty rough in life but I loved school. I always loved to read. You could always find me with a book in my hands. When I was a kid I had brothers and […]
Spangler, Mary - [Editor’s note: this oral history includes a written family history.] Interviewed by C. Wangrin I’m Mary Spangler; my husband is Eldon Spangler. His parents were Grover Cleveland Spangler and Clara May Spangler. . . . (a lot of geneological data omitted here) When we were first married we lived in a trailer on Rt. 5 […]
Sperry, Robert - Interviewed by Charlotte Wangrin, March 10, 2008 CW: Will you please tell us your name. RS: My name is Robert Sperry. I was born in Colton, Ohio. CW: Colton, that is an interesting place. RS: Reading Moe Brubaker’s column “Back to the good old days” going back 100 years, in conversations with some friends here […]
Strock, Louisa - Interviewed by Charlotte Wangrin, December 4, 2003, Tape I C. Louisa is a Professor at Northwest State College and I’m hoping she will tell us about her childhood at Liberty Center, OH. Louisa, I understand your father was editor of the local paper. L. Yes he was, for years and years, and it pretty much […]
Stuart, Dorothea - Interviewed by Charlotte Wangrin, February 9, 2002 Well, I really don’t know how to start. I had a brother and four sisters, one married to Karl. And we had a great family. We lived on a farm and talking in regard to the hills and the snow- and stuff we used to have a hill […]