Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 12

Tombstone Tuesday–John and Anna Maria Becher

This is the tombstone of John and Anna Maria Becher, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The maker is inscribed: Anna Maria Apr. 8, 1837 Dec. 26, 1917 John Becher May 20, 1833 July 25, 1883 BECHER According to the old Family Register of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Johannes …

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Mar 08

Emily (Bryan) Reid and Her Daughters

This is a photo of my great-great-grandmother Emily (Bryan) Reid Bisel and her six daughters. My great-grandmother Pearl (Reid) Brewster is seated at the far left. The original photo belonged to my great-aunt Dorothy (Brewster) Weaver, sister of my grandmother Gertrude (Brewster) Miller. Both were daughters of Pearl (Reid) Brewster. I visited Dorothy in 1999 …

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Mar 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Clarence Becher

This is the tombstone of Clarence Becher, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: 1897-1972 CLARENCE BECHER Clarence is buried immediately to the south of his brother Odis “Hod” Becher. Both markers are in the same row and on the same cement slab. According to the …

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Mar 01

My Favorite Mobile Apps

This Sunday, 3 March 2013, I will be speaking in Celina at the meeting of The Mercer County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. Their chapter was established in 1980 and they are an active group with a nice list of Mercer County-related publications for sale. I will be presenting Tech Tools for Genealogists. This …

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