Monthly Archive: January 2015

Jan 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Oscar F. Heffner

This is the tombstone of Oscar F. Heffner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Oscar F. Heffner 1896-1956 Oscar Heffner was born in Chattanooga, Ohio, on 27 June 1896 to Fredrick and Anna (Merkle) Heffner. He was baptized as Friedrich Oskar Heffner at Zion Chatt …

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Jan 09

Update on Schumm’s Old Brick Building

A few months ago I was seeking information about the old brick building that once stood by the railroad tracks at the north end of Schumm. The building, unknown to most today, generated a lot of interest and I appreciate those of you who wrote with information about it, helping to piece together its history. …

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Jan 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Albert C. & Ethel (Olson) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Albert C. and Ethel Heffner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HEFFNER Albert C. Jan. 9, 1888 Mar. 4, 1945 Ethel 1892-1979 Albert Conrad Heffner was born in Chattanooga on 9 January 1888, the second child born to Fredrick and …

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Jan 01

Happy New Year 2015!

Happy New Year! Today, the first day of 2015, I am not even going to mention last year’s resolutions. Since I have done so poorly with them I do not see any point in bringing up the same old unfinished goals yet another year. I will only say that genealogical organization is an ongoing process …

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