DORA ELIZABETH BUCHHOLZ
Dora Elizabeth Buchholz (Heinrich Carl Theodore Johann Buchholz, (Martin) Johann Wilhelm Buchholz, Martin Jochim Heinrich Buchholtz, Franz Christian Buchholtz) was born 20 June 1890 in Newton township, Miami County, Ohio. She died 22 August 1938 in Miami County, Ohio and was buried 24 August 1938 in Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford, Miami County, Ohio.
Dora married Wilbur Levi Short. Wilbur was born 19 January 1879 in Shelby County, Ohio. He died 14 December 1949 in Miami County, Ohio and was buried 19 December 1949 in Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford, Miami County, Ohio.
Dora and Wilbur had the following children:
1. Clarence Henry Short was born 31 July 1921 and died 13 August 1944.
The 1926 photo is of Dora and her sisters: left to right - Mae Buchholz Brown, Dora Buchholz Short, Minnie Buchholz Palsgrove and Hazel Buchholz.
Dora enjoyed designing and quilting her own quilts. She lived at 418 S. Miami St., in Bradford, Ohio and died of complications resulting from diabetes and kidney disease. Dora was 48 years, two months and 2 days old when she passed away.
Pvt. Clarence Short, 23, of Bradford, was killed in action on August 13. His wife, Juanita, was notified by War department telegram, but the message did not disclose any details. Private Short was an employee of the Shade Lumber Company of Piqua, Ohio, prior to his induction in November 1942. He is survived by his wife; an 18 months old son; his father, Wilbur Short, 418 South Miami Street, Bradford, Ohio and a grandfather, John Short of Piqua, Ohio.
SOURCES: Donna Brown Thompson, Richard Palsgrove Jr., and FamilySearch.org