George Miller and Mabel Poth Letters
These letters are the World War II era correspondence of Miss Mabel Poth of 265 Poth Road, Columbus, Ohio and Private George P. Miller of the 166th Infantry, Company "I," A. P. O. # 37, Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Mabel Florence Poth was born on 27 July 1919 in Mifflin Township, Franklin County, Ohio to Harry John Poth, Sr. (10 Dec 1889-6 Feb 1956), and Hazel Naomi Clotts Poth (21 Sept 1896-15 Dec 1970). She was the oldest of five children, Alberta Mae Poth Miller (23 Sept 1921), Harry John Poth, Jr. (24 Oct 1925), Marvene Poth (5 Nov 1932), and Doris Darlene Poth (24 Jan 1935). Mabel attended Capital University and became a teacher. She taught elementary education in the Gahanna, Ohio, schools and then became a substitute teacher. Continue reading...