Category Archives: Columbus, Ohio

Happy Anniversary, Grandma and Grandpa!!

  Lee G. Weaver and Florence M. Koontz were married in Columbus, Ohio, on 27 April 1918.  This would have been their 101st anniversary.  Grandma and Grandpa were devoted to each other throughout their lives and were the parents of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Grandma Koontz!

Phebie Ann Gardner was born 156 years ago on October 19, 1862, in Falls Village, Connecticut to William G. [Wilhelm Gotthardt] and Mary Ann Cummings Gardner [Gaertner].  Great grandmother Koontz was the oldest child of great great grandmother Gardner and … Continue reading

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Uncle Heinie Died 20 August 1970 —

  Uncle Heinie was Grandma Florence’s youngest brother.  He stayed in the family hometown of Columbus, Ohio after graduating in Pharmacy from OSU and eventually opened his own Drug Store.   Uncle Heinie married twice.  The first time to Helen Reed … Continue reading

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Great Grandparent Koontz 131st Anniversary!

It was 131 years ago (August 9, 1885) that my great grandparents, Casmear P. Koontz – call me C.P. – and Phebie Ann Gardner were married in Noble, Indiana.  The photo above was taken with the all five of their … Continue reading

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Gateway, Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus – 1919

Gateway, Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.  21504N.  Pub. by W. S. Harriman, Columbus, Ohio. Post marked Columbus, Ohio. Aug 9, 1919.  Addressed to Mr. Lee Weaver, 92 Tireman Ave., Detroit, Mich. “I’ll send the name and address of that that [sic.] … Continue reading

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Home Economics Building, OSU –

634  Home Economics Building, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.  7245.  Published by Haenlein Bros., Columbus, Ohio  634. No post mark, yet 2¢ stamp is affixed.  Addressed to Mrs. C. P. [Casmear P / Phebie Ann Gardner] Koontz, 5616 Brooklyn Ave, … Continue reading

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Ohio State Penitentiary – 1920

Ohio State Penitentiary, Columbus, Ohio.  21503N.  Pub. by W.S. Harriman, Columbus, Ohio Post marked Columbus, Ohio.  Jul 6, 1920.  Addressed to Mrs. L. G. [Lee G / Florence Koontz] Weaver, 92 Tireman Ave, Detroit, Mich. “Dear Sister, Received your letter … Continue reading

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