Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 30

Cemetery Photos for Halloween

On the eve of Halloween, below are some photos from cemeteries we have visited over the years. Happy Halloween everyone!    

Oct 27

Tombstone Tuesday–Georg Linn

This is the tombstone of Georg Linn, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: At Rest Georg Linn Geb. 29 Mai 1875 Gest. 28 Nov. 1908 LINN Translation: Georg Linn, born 29 May 1875, died 28 November 1908. Georg Linn was born in Liberty Township, Mercer …

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Oct 23

Chattanooga Mausoleum Interments

The Chattanooga Mausoleum, built about 1915, is located on the west edge of Zion Lutheran Cemetery and is the final resting place for nearly 40 former area residents. It was organized and managed by the Chattanooga Mausoleum Association, comprised of those that established the mausoleum and their successors. Originally H.C. Baker was the president of …

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Oct 20

Tombstone Tuesday–Eletha L. Martin

This is the tombstone of Eletha L. Martin, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Eletha L. Martin June 28, 1909 Oct. 20, 1910 As the tombstone indicates, Eletha L. Martin was born 28 June 1909. She was born in Ohio, likely in Mercer County. There …

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Oct 16

Chattanooga Mausoleum Association Certificates and Stubs

The Chattanooga Mausoleum Association was comprised of persons who established the mausoleum and their successors. Originally H.C. Baker was the president of the association and S.A. Bollenbacher was the secretary. My great-grandfather Jacob Miller was one of the original Mausoleum Association members. The Chattanooga Mausoleum is located just west of Zion Lutheran Cemetery on Tama …

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