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Another Ruie’s Story

The following is an excerpt from the transcription of an interview between my mother and Ruhama Brown Fagley dated 26 Sep 1984. Ruhama gave a brief history of the Salt and Ely family relationsips. “My mother was a cousin of

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There and Back Again: Ten Cemeteries in 3 1/2 Days

Well we made it to Ohio and back again without mishap or incident. It was something of a whirlwind tour and I sort of feel like I have returned from one of those tours “if it’s Tuesday it must be

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Field Trip! A Trip to Southwestern Ohio

I’m getting ready for a trip to southwestern Ohio with my sister, who is a reliable cemetery sidekick. We’ve been traveling together occasionally for a lo-ong time. It is appropriate that I post this today, the day after Father’s Day

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Ohio Military Institute, 1935

Having recently written about my mother’s high school experiences, I decided I should do the same about my father. I don’t have a copy of his high school yearbook. I just discovered that the school (which was a military institute)

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The Rest of the Story

Judy asked me a couple of questions about the post I wrote about Ruie or my Aunt Susan (as I grew up thinking of her). The questions were good ones, and I decided to write the update, or the rest

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