Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 30

Tombstone Tuesday–Theo. M. and Carrie L. Leininger

This is the tombstone of Theo. M. and Carrie L. Leininger, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: LEININGER Carrie L. 1898-1988  Theo. M. 1895-1992 According to Zion Chatt’s records Carrie Louise Becher was born 23 February 1898 to Henry and Rosina (Schlenker) Becher. She was …

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Apr 26

2013 OGS Conference in Cincinnati

Greetings from downtown Cincinnati! Cincinnati, the Queen City, Porkopolis, home to the Reds, the Bengals, numerous breweries, and this weekend, the host city of the annual <!–[if gte mso 9]> This year’s conference is being held at the Millennium Hotel, just a couple blocks from Fountain Square. The Millennium has become our place to stay when we …

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Apr 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Henry C. and Rosa A. Becher

This is the tombstone of Henry C. and Rosa A. Becher, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Henry C. 1866-1906 Rosa A. 1871-1964 The records of Zion Chatt give the following vital information about Henry and Rosa: Heinrich Conrad Becher was born to Johannes …

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Apr 19

The Scrapbook

It is interesting to see how the paths of people’s lives cross, through the generations, particularly in a small community. I discussed using the FAN concept for family history research at a beginning genealogy workshop a few weeks ago. FAN is an acronym for friends, associates and neighbors. You can often add information and maybe even …

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Apr 16

Tombstone Tuesday–Helen Jean White

This is the tombstone of Helen Jean White, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. There is a photo memorial of Helen Jean and her husband Philip on the reverse side of the memorial. The marker is located next to her mother’s and is inscribed: WHITE Helen Jean Jan. 20, …

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