Category Archive: Becher

Mar 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Margaretha Becher

This is the tombstone of Margaretha Becher, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. All that is readable of the broken marker is: Margaretha. The Mercer County Chapter OGS read and transcribed the tombstones in Zion’s Cemetery in 1990. Their transcription of this stone indicates that it belongs to Margaretha …

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Mar 12

Tombstone Tuesday–John and Anna Maria Becher

This is the tombstone of John and Anna Maria Becher, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The maker is inscribed: Anna Maria Apr. 8, 1837 Dec. 26, 1917 John Becher May 20, 1833 July 25, 1883 BECHER According to the old Family Register of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Johannes …

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Mar 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Clarence Becher

This is the tombstone of Clarence Becher, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: 1897-1972 CLARENCE BECHER Clarence is buried immediately to the south of his brother Odis “Hod” Becher. Both markers are in the same row and on the same cement slab. According to the …

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Feb 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Odas “Hod” Becher

This is the tombstone of Odas ”Hod” Becher, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: “Hod” ODAS BECHER 1901-1971 According to the church records of Zion Lutheran Chatt, Odas LeRoy Becher was born 16 December 1901 to Georg W. and Maria (Schlenker) Becher. He was baptized 12 …

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