Monthly Archive: January 2017

Jan 31

Tombstone Tuesday–Catharine (Kuhn) Herzog

This is the tombstone of Catharine/Katharina (Kuhn) Herzog, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The markers [Yes! Catharine has two grave markers!] are  inscribed: The inscription on the older stone: Catharine Wife of Fredrich HERZOG Died Dec. 9, 1871 Aged 44y, 9m, 25 d The inscription on the newer …

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Jan 27

S. Lotter’s Meat Market, Willshire, Ohio

I enjoy looking at old postcards and a while back I acquired some old postcards of Willshire, Ohio. Yesterday I scanned them onto my computer and enlarged and looked at them closely. There are people in the photos and detail on the postcards is good. Written on the postcard below is “bank and drug store …

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Jan 24

Tombstone Tuesday–Margaret Callens

This is the tombstone of Margaret Callens, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. Her broken tombstone is nearly illegible, but it appears the inscription is: [Top is broken off] ….et …. of Tobias Callens Died Sept. 22, 1878 Aged 77 y, 10 m, 2 [?] d I looked at …

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Jan 20

Photos from the “Germann Collection”

Here are a few more photos from what I like to refer to as “The Germann Collection,” a group of old photos that belonged to Edna and Viola Germann. Edna (1896-1997), Viola (1900-2001), and their brother Wilbert (1905-1972) were the children of Stephen E. and Rosina (Schumm) Germann. Their father Stephen was the son of …

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Jan 17

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary E. Lotter

This is the tombstone of Mary E. Lotter located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Mary E. Dau of J.P. & C. LOTTER Died Mar 6, 1889 Aged 13 mo. & 12 d. Although the Lotters attended Zion Lutheran Church in Chatt at one time, where …

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