Category Archive: Merkle

May 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob J. Heffner

This is the tombstone of Jacob J.Heffner, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Jacob J. Heffner Sept. 1, 1861 Dec. 18, 1899 In Memory Of Our Father Jacob Joseph Heffner was born 1 September 1861 in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. He was the 8th …

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Apr 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Conrad & Emma (Merkle) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Conrad and Emma (Merkle) Heffner, located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HEFFNER Mother Emma 1874-1950 Father Conrad 1867-1951 Conrad Heffner was born 29 April 1867 in Mercer County, Ohio, the son of George and Sophia (Martin) Heffner. He was baptized …

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Aug 15

Chattanooga General Store Ledger, 1913-14

Who was shopping in Chatt back in 1913? And what were they buying? A while back I was given a few books that give just that information. Last year Jerry Miller gave me some old ledger and day books that had been stored in his mother’s attic. These old books had been in Glen and …

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May 20

Tombstone Tuesday–John F. Merkle

This is the tombstone of John Francis Merkle, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John F. Merkle Feb 2, 1870 July 27, 1895 MERKLE John Merkle was the son of Joseph and Lucinda (Kentner) Merkle, born in Wapakoneta, Auglaize County, Ohio. [1] There are conflicting records …

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