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Nov 10

Tombstone Tuesday–Agnes Elvira Linn

Agnes E. Linn, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. (2015 photo by Karen)

Agnes E. Linn, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. (2015 photo by Karen)

This is the tombstone of Agnes Elvira Linn, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Agnes E. Linn
Born
Feb. 19, 1907
Died
May 4, 1908

Agnes Elvira Linn was born 19 February 1907, the third child born to Georg and Katharina (Hiller) Linn. She was baptized at Zion Chatt on 10 March 1907 with her maternal grandparents Jacob and Martha Hiller serving as her sponsors. Church records indicate that her paternal grandparents Philip and Margaretha Linn were honorary sponsors.

Agnes died of tuberculosis on 4 May 1908, at the age of 1 year, 2 months, and 15 days, and was buried on the 27th. She was survived by her parents and 2 sisters.

Her father died six months later, on 28 November 1908, and her mother died about two years after that, on 22 May 1910.

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