Category Archive: Edgington

Jul 08

Carrie Wren Friedell Revisited

Nearly a year ago I researched and wrote about Carrie Wren Friedell, a mystery woman buried in Zion Chatt’s cemetery, who was not mentioned in the church records. Last August I turned what I learned about her and her family into a four-part miniseries, Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery. From my research, all done on-line, I …

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Dec 04

Dr. B.F. Edgington, Physician in Chattanooga, Ohio

Ok. I admit it. I am still haunted by the mystery surrounding Carrie (Edgington) Eichhorn Friedell and her mother Eliza (Bobo) Edgington. Regular readers will recall those names and that I devoted four blog posts last summer to these two women who are buried in Zion Chatt’s cemetery. [See Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Parts 1-4, …

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Sep 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Harriet “Eliza” (Bobo) Edgington

This is the tombstone of Harriet Eliza (Bobo) Edgington, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. This marker is broken and a section is missing, but what can be read is inscribed: ELIZA Wife of FRANKLIN EDG…[broken stone] Died [broken stone] Aged 30 ys. 4 mo. 18 da. I wrote …

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Sep 18

Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Part 4. The Conclusion and My Ah-ha Moment

So far, in my quest to discover Carrie Edgington Eichhorn Friedell’s connection to Zion Lutheran Church in Chatt, I have learned a whole lot about her adult life. I learned about her two husbands, Edwin H. Eichhorn and Max W. Friddle/Friedell; her two children, Glen and Lillian Marie Eichhorn Whitney; and her grandchildren. I made …

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Sep 11

Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Part 3

Fraud. Conspiracy. False pretense. Circulation of erroneous statements. Issuance of false financial statements. A swindle involving over one million dollars of stockholder’s money. What had Carrie gotten herself into? As a review, Carrie W. Friedell (1873-1965) is buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio, but her burial is not recorded in Zion’s records. No mention …

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