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Nov 18

Tombstone Tuesday–Catherina P. Emrich

Catherina Emrich, Kessler/Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. (2014 photo by Karen)

Catherina Emrich, Kessler/Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. (2014 photo by Karen)

This is the tombstone of Catherina P. Emrich, located in row 8 of Kessler/Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Hier ruhet
Catherina P.
Tochter von
P. u. P.
Emrich
Gest. 18 Juli
1890
Alter
7 mo. U.
17 tag.

Here rests Catherina P, daughter of P. and P. Emrich, died 18 July 1890, aged 7 months and 17 days.

Catherina P. Emrich was the fourth of eight children born to Philip and Philimina (Fickert) Emrich, born 1 December 1889, as calculated from her tombstone. She was born south of Chattanooga, in Liberty Township.

There are only a few members of the Emrich family mentioned in Zion Chatt’s records, but Catherina was not one of them.

Catherine’s death is recorded in the Mercer County, Ohio, Probate Court Death Records. In this record her age is shown as 8 months and 18 days [1], which would make her date of birth 30 October 1889. She died in Liberty Township. Her cause of her death was not given.

Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. (2014 photo by Karen)

Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. (2014 photo by Karen)

Catherina is buried next to her parents.

[1] “Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.orb : accessed 15 Nov 2014, Catherine P. Emerich, 18 Jul 1890; citing Death Records, Liberty Township, Mercer, Ohio, Vol. 1-2, unpaginated; from FHL microfilm 914954.

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