Monthly Archive: November 2016

Nov 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Catharina Schaeffer

This is the tombstone of Catharina Schaeffer, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. This small marble tombstone stands only about 3 feet high and is located in what was probably the back of the cemetery in 1877. The marker is inscribed: CATHARINA Wife Of PHILIP SCHAEFFER Died 1877 Aged …

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Nov 24

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from Karen’s Chatt. I wish all of you a Blessed Thanksgiving.

Nov 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Fred W. & Maria W. (Springer) Becher

This is the tombstone of Fred W. and Maria W. (Springer) Becher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Maria W. 1888-1958 Fred W. 1887-1960 Friedrich Wilhelm “Fred” Becher was born in Mercer County, Ohio, on 2 September 1887 to Johann and Louise Friederike (Mamber) …

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Nov 18

Advertising Chattanooga Businesses

Today, a blast from the past—some old advertising giveaways from Chattanooga, Ohio, businesses. I enjoy collecting these items and they sure bring back a lot of memories. Memories of some businesses that were once in Chatt—Fisher Hardware, Wendel Brothers Motor Sales, Heffner’s Grocery, and the Chatt Home Restaurant. A tear-off shopping list from Heffner’s Grocery: …

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Nov 15

Tombstone Tuesday–Darleene Becher

This is the tombstone of Darleene Becher, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: DARLEENE Dau. of L. & M. Becher 1939-1941 Norma “Darleene” Becher was born in Berne, Adams County, Indiana, on 2 September 1939. She was the first child born to Louis Fredrick and …

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