Kathryn Elizabeth Roahrig Bradford, 102, of South Seventh Street, was the oldest resident found by the committee.
CHAUTAUQUA TENT WILL RISE TODAY During the early decades of the twentieth century, the arrival of the big brown tent was the highlight of a town's summer. Under the canvas roof, large crowds would gather for a week's worth of entertainment and education. The Redpath Circuit Chautauqua was part vaudeville show, part educational lecture series, … Continue reading Meet You Under The Tent
The year was 1934, and though a great depression set boundaries on aspirations and dreams, folks still found occasion to bring out the good dishes and light the candelabras. Aunt Alice Stansbury was celebrating, as was her niece, Katie Bradford. Little Marilyn was coming! The toddler, Katie's only grandchild, arrived midday at Alice's home in … Continue reading Aunt Alice’s Festive Table
Through the generosity of fellow family historian, Doug Kreis, I have the following obituary for my great-great-grandfather, the fiddle-playing man of my grandmother's youth. Amaziah Bradford was the son of John R. and Hannah Geyer Bradford of Highland Township, Muskingum County, Ohio. This life synopsis originally appeared in The Adamsville Register, Adamsville, Ohio. A. G. … Continue reading Sunday’s Obituary: Amaziah (Amzi) Bradford