Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 31

Tombstone Tuesday–Friedricka Beberstein

This is the tombstone of Friedricka Beberstein, located in row 14 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Friedricka, Wife of A Beberstein, Died Sept 15, 1905, Aged 74 Y, 7 d. She is buried near her husband, with two tombstones between theirs. According to the church records of Zion Lutheran, Chattanooga, …

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Jul 27

More Photos From the Barn

Here are a few more photos from the group that I found in the Miller barn a few weeks ago. My Aunt Ruth was able to identify individuals in a few of the photos last weekend. We had quite a discussion about last week’s photo that was labeled Gertrude Brewster Miller. A couple of us …

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Jul 24

Tombstone Tuesday–Abraham Beberstein

This is the tombstone of Abraham Beberstein, located in row 14 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BEBERSTEIN, Abraham Beberstein Died Sept 4, 1885, Aged 87 Y, 6 M, 26 d. The broken column is now on the ground, facing west and leaning against the base. The base faces east and is …

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Jul 20

Found! A Stash of Photos

I spent this past week working with photos–rearranging family photos that my dad had on his computer and scanning a group of photos I found while helping clean out the Miller barn. We spent several Saturdays this summer cleaning out the barn. I had hoped to find a few treasures there but until that last …

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Jul 17

Tombstone Tuesday–Frederick W. Brandt

This is the tombstone of Frederick W. Brandt, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Frederick W, Son of JL & M Brandt, Died Aug 25, 1872, Aged 26 days. According Zion’s church records, Friedrich Wilhelm Brandt was born 30 July 1872 in Blackcreek Township, Mercer …

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