Tag Archive: Tombstone

Jul 26

Tombstone Tuesday–La Von Becher

This is the tombstone of La Von Eugene Becher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Our Son La Von 1913-1932 At Rest BECHER La Von Eugene was born 14 December 1913 in Adams County, Indiana, the son of John H. and Rosa C. (Bollenbacher) Becher. …

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Jul 19

Tombstone Tuesday–John H. & Rosa C. (Bollenbacher) Becher

This is the tombstone of John H. and Rosa C. (Bollenbacher) Becher, located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Rosa C. 1886-1962 John H. 1883-1950 John Henry Becher was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 7 October 1883, the first child born to …

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Jul 12

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Mary (Kettering) Becher

This is the tombstone of Jacob and Mary Becher, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Jacob Becher 1859-1916 Mary Becher 1860-1923 BECHER According to Zion Chatt’s Familienbuch, Jacob Becher was born 8 May 1859 in Mercer County, Ohio, the third of ten children born to …

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Jul 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Henry R. & Mary A. (Menche) Baker

This is the tombstone of Henry R. and Mary A. (Menche) Baker, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Father   B   Mother Henry R. Baker 1851-1914 Mary A. His Wife 1856-1915 BAKER Reverse: O, Let us think of all they said And all the kind advice …

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Jun 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Joseph & Lucinda (Kantner) Merkle

This is the tombstone of Joseph and Lucinda Merkle, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Joseph 1835-1901 Lucinda His Wife 1843-1919 MERKLE Several census enumerations indicate that Joseph was born in Germany but none of the documents I have looked at on-line indicate who his …

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