Category Archive: Byer

May 01

Tombstone Tuesday–Freda (Becher) Byer

This is the tombstone of Freda (Becher) Byer, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: FREDA, Wife of Wm. BYER 1901-1933 Freda Becher, was born 25 May 1901, the daughter of Heinrich “Henry” and Rosina “Rosa” (Schlenker) Becher. Freda was baptized at Zion Chatt on 12 June 1901, …

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Apr 27

More About Area Hucksters

Last week’s photo of Spitler Grocery’s huckster truck sparked quite a bit of interest and I enjoyed reading all the comments and hearing everyone’s memories about hucksters. A couple people even sent me some photos. I thank everyone for sharing and today I am posting a couple of those photos that were sent to me. …

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Apr 18

Tombstone Tuesday–Arley S. Byer

This is the tombstone of Arley S. Byer, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is laying on the ground and is inscribed: Here rests Arley S. Byer Born Feb. 17 1887 Died March 30, 1887 Gone, but not forgotten Neither Arley Byer’s birth, baptism, death, nor burial …

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Feb 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Katharina Elisabeth Byer

This is the tombstone of Katherina Byer, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet Katharina E Tochter von Jasper n. Sophia Byer Gest. 19 Jan 1888 Alter 17 Y, 10 M, 21 T Translation: Here lies Katharina E, daughter of Casper and Sophia Byer, …

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Mar 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Sophia & George Byer

This is the tombstone of Sophia Byer and her son George, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is nearly unreadable now but was transcribed by the Mercer County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society in 1990. Their transcription: Byer, Sophia, wife of Jasper, died 10 March 1872, …

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