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Jun 30

Chatt-Valley Vacation Bible School 2017, Chatt Methodist Church

This past week Zion Lutheran Church in Chattanooga, Ohio, the church we attend, along with the Chattanooga United Methodist Church hosted their annual Vacation Bible School. The two churches have combined to host very successful and popular Bible School programs for as long as I can remember. They take turns hosting Bible School every other …

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Sep 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Andrew E. Leistner

This is the tombstone of Andrew E. Leistner, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Andrew E. Son of J. &  L. Leistner Died Dec. 15, 1887 Aged 4 y. 5 m. & 29 d. Andreas “Andrew” Edward Leistner, was born 16 June 1883 in Blackcreek …

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May 29

Some Newsy Items from The Willshire Herald

News and social items in old newspapers can provide all sorts of information for your family history as well as information that is just plain interesting to read. Here are a few items I found recently. Some social news: Willshire Young Miss Weds Decatur Young Man Secretly Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Reece learned last Saturday …

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