Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sep 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Michael Allmandinger

This is the tombstone of Michael Allmandinger, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Michael Allmandinger Gestorben Den 9 Dec 1883 Alter 25 Jahr, 8 Tag Translation: Michael Allmandinger, died 9 Dec 1883, aged 25 years, 8 days. Michael was the son of Lewis and Rosina …

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Sep 25

Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Celebrates Its 160th Anniversary (1855-2015)

It was established a mere 160 years ago and is still active to this day. This coming Sunday, 27 September 2015, we will celebrate Zion Chatt’s 160th anniversary during a celebratory worship service at 10:30 with a carry-in dinner to follow. All are welcome to attend, visit, and reminisce. And eat! Zion Evangelical Church was …

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Sep 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Harriet “Eliza” (Bobo) Edgington

This is the tombstone of Harriet Eliza (Bobo) Edgington, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. This marker is broken and a section is missing, but what can be read is inscribed: ELIZA Wife of FRANKLIN EDG…[broken stone] Died [broken stone] Aged 30 ys. 4 mo. 18 da. I wrote …

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Sep 18

Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Part 4. The Conclusion and My Ah-ha Moment

So far, in my quest to discover Carrie Edgington Eichhorn Friedell’s connection to Zion Lutheran Church in Chatt, I have learned a whole lot about her adult life. I learned about her two husbands, Edwin H. Eichhorn and Max W. Friddle/Friedell; her two children, Glen and Lillian Marie Eichhorn Whitney; and her grandchildren. I made …

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Sep 15

Tombstone Tuesday–John Ludwig & Rosina (Schneider) Allmandinger

This is the tombstone of John Ludwig and Rosina (Schneider) Allmandinger, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ALLMANDINGER Rosina Allmandinger Gest. 12 Jan. 1915 Alter 81 J. 3 M. 8 T. J.L. Allmandinger Gest. Den 8 Apr. 1888 Alter 58 J. 4 M. 12 T. …

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