Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 14

Tombstone Tuesday–Infant Child of John & Mary Haeffner

This is the tombstone of the infant child of John and Mary Haeffner “Heffner,”located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Infant Child of John & Mary Haeffner There is no name and there are no dates on this tombstone. There is no record of this child’s birth, death, or …

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Jul 10

A Wedding Celebration

This is a nice photo postcard of a wedding dinner. The guests are in the middle of the meal. Their plates are full and one man can be seen passing a dish of food to another. Besides being an interesting photo, taken from an unusual perspective, I like it because it was not raining and …

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Jul 07

Infant Son of J.C. & M.C. Heffner

This is the tombstone of the infant son of John and Mary (Tester) Heffner, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: INFANT Son of J.C. & M.C. HEFFNER Born & Died Dec. 24, 1887 Unfortunately there is no record of this child’s birth, death, or burial …

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Jul 03

Independence Day!

Happy July 4th! America’s Independence Day. The day the Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, declaring that the thirteen colonies were no longer part of Great Britain, but independent sovereign states that were part of a new nation. The Declaration of Independence was drafted by Thomas Jefferson and revised by the Continental Congress …

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