Aside from the lovely church & cemetery at Archers Ridge that I posted a picture of yesterday, I also went further down the road a bit to Devoll Cemetery, also in Noble County, in search of my DAR patriot, John
While in Ohio this past week to welcome the birth of my first grand baby, I took a day off to head up to Noble County where a large portion of my maternal line are buried. Archers Ridge Cemetery is
Born in 1880 in the small farm community of Caldwell, Ohio in Noble County, my 3rd great uncle was Asbury Archer. His father was Jesse Archer, the Civil War soldier I’ve written about before. My great uncle was called Asa
It would seem that what I initially thought could have been semi-scandalous and involved star-crossed lovers running away together, was probably more likely that her father was at his sister’s deathbed and sent the brother Jacob in his stead to sign her marriage application.