Tag Archive: Liberty/Kessler Cemetery

Jun 27

Tombstone Tuesday–Elizabeth Huffman

This is the tombstone of Elizabeth Huffman, located in row 3 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HUFFMAN Elizabeth 1859-1951 Elizabeth Huffman and her twin brother Philip were born 24 December 1859 in Mercer County, Ohio, to Ferdinand and Elizabeth (Herzog) Huffman. Some sources show that her mother’s maiden …

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May 30

Tombstone Tuesday–Memorial Day 2017

This past weekend, Memorial Day weekend, we visited three of the cemeteries that I write most about and while there I took some photos of some veterans’ markers with their new American flags. Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Ohio: Kessler, aka Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio: In memory of all those …

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Nov 25

Tombstone Tuesday–Philipp & Margetha Emrich

This is the tombstone of Philipp and Margetha Emrich, located row 8 of Kessler/Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed Emrich on the front. On the south side: Hier ruhet in ? Philipp Emrich Geb. Den 26, Aug 1821 Gest. Den 4, Dez. 1891 Alter 70 J, 3 M, 8 T On the …

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Mar 25

Tombstone Tuesday–Charles & Catherine E. Bollenbacher

This is the tombstone of Charles and Catherine E. (Becker) Bollenbacher, located in row 6 of Kessler Cemetery [aka Liberty Cemetery], Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Charles 1845-1923 Catherine E. 1845-1917 Their Record is on High BOLLENBACHER Charles was the youngest son born to George and Henrietta (Alt) Bollenbacher. He was …

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Sep 24

Tombstone Tuesday–John G. Kessler

This is the tombstone of John G. Kessler, located in Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John G. Sohn von C. & M. Kessler Geb. 28 Aug 1852 Gest. 28 Apr 1853 Alter 8 Monat Translation: John G., son of C. & M. Kessler, born 28 August 1852, died 28 …

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