Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 12

Shave and a Haircut…Two Bits

  If you look closely through the trees and the undergrowth, into this woods on Schaadt Road near Chattanooga, Ohio, you can barely see an old frame building. You can see it when the trees are bare but it will be nearly hidden by the middle of summer. This old structure used to be the …

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Apr 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Louise W. Hileman

This is the tombstone of Louise W. Hileman, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:  LOUISE W. HILEMAN 1904-1926 According to Zion Chatt’s records, Louisa Wilhelmina Becher was born in Mercer County, Ohio, on 11 May 1904, the daughter of Johann F. and Friedericke (Mamber) Becher. …

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Apr 05

The 1890 Veterans Schedules

This Saturday, 6 April, I will be giving a Beginning Genealogy Workshop in Celina for some new members of the Mercer County Chapter OGS. I plan to discuss most of the major beginning genealogy topics, such as where to begin, recording information, analyzing the data and drawing sound conclusions, citing sources, organization and the various …

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Apr 02

Tombstone Tuesday–John & Friedericka Becher

This is the tombstone of John and Friedericka Becher, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Father John F. 1864-1927  Mother Friedericka 1862-1951 According to the church records of Zion Lutheran, Chattanooga, Johann Friedrich Becher was born 14 March 1864 in Mercer County, the sixth …

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