Category Archive: Trisel

Sep 25

Jasper Byer Affidavit, 1896

Last week I identified the last name of Henry Trisel’s young ward, John F. Bahn, the son of Henry’s wife Elizabeth (Feldman) Trisel and her first husband Johann Bahn. Johann Bahn served in the Civil War and perished in the Sultana explosion on his way home from the war in April 1865.

Sep 18

Who Was Henry Trisel’s Adopted Son?

A few years ago I wrote a Tombstone Tuesday blog post about John F, the adopted son of Henry Trisel. The young boy’s grave marker is located in the center section of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio, in the children’s section of the cemetery. I wondered who the boy John really was.

Apr 12

Tombstone Tuesday–John H. & Elizabeth (Feldman) Trisel

This is the tombstone of Henry and Elizabeth (Feldman) Trisel, located in row 8 of East Bethel Cemetery, Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: On the north side: John H Trisel Geboren 19 July 1834 Gestorben 15 Feb 1896 Alter 61 J  6 M  26 T On the south side: Elizabeth Trisel …

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Apr 05

Tombstone Tuesday–August J. Trisel

This is the tombstone of August Jacob Trisel, located in row 8 of East Bethel Cemetery, Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. This marker is inscribed: AUGUST J Son of Henry & E. Trisel Died Sept 24 1888 Aged 11Y, 6M, 8D Augustus “August” Jacob Trisel was born in March of 1877 in Blackcreek Township, Mercer …

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Mar 29

Tombstone Tuesday–John F. (Bahn) Trisel

This is the tombstone of John F., the adopted son of Henry Trisel, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John F. Adopted Son of Henry Trisel Died Sept. 9, 1876 Aged 11 ys.  4 ms. Who was this young man? There is no death or …

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