CHRISTIAN JOSEPH BUCHHOLTZ
Christian Joseph Buchholtz (Johann Christian Jochim Buchholtz, (Martin) Johann Wilhelm Buchholz, Martin Jochim Heinrich Buchholtz, Franz Christian Buchholtz) was born 30 April 1876 in Montgomery County, Ohio. He died 30 January 1902 in New York/New Jersey and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Miami County, Ohio.
Christian married Ida Belle Megarity, daughter of Gerenn and Rebecca Deeter Megarity, on 14 March 1897 in Miami County, Ohio, Ida was born 11 April 1878. She died 19 November 1966 in Miami County, Ohio.
They had the following children:
1. Oliver LeRoy Buchholtz/Bucholtz was born 27 September 1897 and died 2 March 1927.
2. Raymond A. Buchholtz/Bucholtz was September 1898 and died 13 September 1967.
Christian and his wife, Ida Belle, with their sons, Ray and Roy lived in Newberry Township, Miami County, Ohio.
Christian passed away in New York of appendicitis at the age of 25 years and nine months old. He was employed with the railroad.
1. Oliver LeRoy Bucholtz "Roy" was born 27 September 1897 in Red River, Darke County, Ohio. He died 2 March 1927 in Bradford, Miami County, Ohio and was buried 5 March 1927 in Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford, Miami County, Ohio.
Oliver married Susan Ann Frock, daughter of Harvey and Emma Fry Frock, on 11 November 1915 in Miami County, Ohio. Susan was born 4 June 1897 in Darke County, Ohio. She died in 1942 and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Covington, Ohio.
Oliver and Susan had the following children:
a. Glen Oliver Bucholtz was born 2 July 1916 in Bradford, Miami County, Ohio. He died 22 August 1916 in Bradford, Miami County, Ohio.
OLIVER LEROY "ROY" BUCHOLTZ NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
ROY BUCHOLTZ, BRADFORD, OHIO DIES OF TUBERCULOSIS - Greenville, March 4, 1927 - Roy Bucholtz, 29, a well known young man of Bradford, Ohio died Wednesday afternoon at the home of his mother, Mrs. Newton Brookwalter, in that village, his death following a long illness from tubercular trouble. He is survived by his mother and a brother. Funeral services Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Bradford Brethren Church, Reverend Berkebile. Burial in the Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford, Ohio.
RAILROADER DIED AT HIS HOME IN BRADFORD, OHIO - 1927 untitled newspaper article
Ray Buholtz Passed Away at the Home of His Mother, Mrs. Bookwalter at Bradford Wednesday
Ray Buholtz, aged 24, well known employe of the Penslvania railroad company, died at 3:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with tuberculosis at the home of his mother, Mrs. Bookwalter, in the neighboring village of Bradford. He leave his other and one brother to mourn their great loss.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Bradford Brethren Church with Rev. Berkevile officiating. Interment in
the Harris Creek Cemetery.
2. Raymond A. Buchholtz/Bucholtz was born 27 September 1898 in Red river, Darke county, Ohio. He died September 1967 and was buried in Harris Creek Cemetery, Newberry Township, Miami County, Ohio.
Raymond married Bernice M. Frolke on 10 October 1918 in Bradford, Adams Township, Darke County, Ohio. Bernice was born 5 December 1899 in Bradford, Adams Township, Darke county, Ohio. She died June 1966 in Columbus, Ohio and was buried in New Harris Creek Cemetery, Newberry Township, Miami County, Ohio.
Raymond and Bernice had the following children:
a. Wilbur Bucholtz was born 23 August 1918.
b. Delores Bucholtz was born 7 February 1920.
c. Emerson L. Bucholtz was born 18 January 1923 and died 1972.
d. Paul Eugene Bucholtz
MRS. BERNICE BUCHOLTZ'S OBITUARY
BRADFORD - 1966 - Mrs. Bernice Bucholtz, 65, a former Bradford resident, died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday at her home 1341 East Weber Road, Columbus.
Mrs. Bucholtz was a member of the Bradford Church of the Brethren.
Survivors include: her husband, Raymond, three sons, Wilbur, Emerson and Paul, and one daughter, Deloris, all of Columbus, one brother, Guy Frolke, Bradford, a half-brother, Roy Frolke, New Bremen, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services will be held at the O.R. Woodyard Funeral Home, 255 East State Street, Columbus. Monday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Wilbur Fether officiating. Burial will be in Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford, Ohio. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
SOURCES: Virginia Brown, Garst Museum and FamilySearch.org