Monthly Archive: June 2016

Jun 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Joseph & Lucinda (Kantner) Merkle

This is the tombstone of Joseph and Lucinda Merkle, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Joseph 1835-1901 Lucinda His Wife 1843-1919 MERKLE Several census enumerations indicate that Joseph was born in Germany but none of the documents I have looked at on-line indicate who his …

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Jun 24

Willshire Days Parade

Everyone loves a parade. This weekend Willshire, Ohio, celebrates its annual Willshire Days festival. The weekend (Friday-Sunday) will be filled with all sorts of activities for everyone. This week’s Photo Star has over two pages devoted to the festival activities, their sponsors, and local businesses. Personally, I am interested in the garage sales and perusing …

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Jun 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Edna E. (Grauberger) Clase

This is the tombstone of Edna E. (Grauberger) Clase, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Edna E. Clase Oct. 18 1913 Sep. 11, 1988 Edna Elizabeth Grauberger was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 18 October 1913, the third daughter of M. Henry …

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Jun 17

Painting

Painting. Not my favorite thing to do, but I can do it. No, not fancy painting. Not portraits, landscapes, still life, faux wall painting, or the popular chippy distressed furniture painting. Just basic painting. This was my latest project just this past Wednesday. Something I have been wanting to do for some time. We constructed …

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Jun 14

Tombstone Tuesday–M. Henry & Emma (Baker) Grauberger

This is the tombstone of Michael Henry and Emma (Baker) Grauberger, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: M. Henry 1871-1918 Emma M. 1878-1967 GRAUBERGER Gone But Not Forgotten Michael Heinrich “Henry” Grauberger was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 24 February 1871 according …

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