Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 29

Tombstone Tuesday–John F. (Bahn) Trisel

This is the tombstone of John F., the adopted son of Henry Trisel, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John F. Adopted Son of Henry Trisel Died Sept. 9, 1876 Aged 11 ys.  4 ms. Who was this young man? There is no death or …

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Mar 25

Electrical Wiring by Reef & Miller

ELECTRICAL WIRING See W.J. REEF or HERBERT MILLER, one mile north of Chattanooga, OH., to road 707 then west to first and second house. All types of wiring including central distribution for farm homes and power…emergency calls 24 hours a day. Free estimates. I found this undated newspaper clipping the other day. It would have …

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Mar 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Stanley L. Regedanz

This is the tombstone of Stanley L. Regedanz, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Stanley L. Son of Wm & O.A. Regedanz Born Feb. 24, 1910 Died Mar. 11, 1910 Stanley Lemoyne Regedanz was born in Ohio, probably at the Regedanz home in Blackcreek Township, on 24 …

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Mar 18

Photos of Louis J. Schumm (1851-1938)

I am still going through my mom’s photos and I continue to find photos that I have not seen before. I have several photos of my great-grandfather Louis J. Schumm but I have never seen a photo of him this young. In the photo below are brothers Louis J. Schumm and John Charles Schumm. The …

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Mar 15

Tombstone Tuesday-Philip Stump

The church records of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Ohio, indicate that Philip Stump is buried in Kessler, aka Liberty Cemetery, but no tombstone exists for him at this time. Perhaps there is a marker in the cemetery that is not readable. Perhaps he never had a tombstone. But since I have been focusing my Tombstone …

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