Tag Archive: Tombstone

Dec 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Johann & Barbara (Wiedmann) Becker

This is the tombstone of Johann and Barbara (Wiedmann) Becker, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Barbara Becker Geboren den 27 Feb. 1812 Gestorben den 12 Dec. 1894 Johann Becker Geboren den 3 Nov. 1808 Gestorben den 20 Feb. 1888 Translation: Barbara Becker, born 27 …

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Nov 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Catharina Schaeffer

This is the tombstone of Catharina Schaeffer, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. This small marble tombstone stands only about 3 feet high and is located in what was probably the back of the cemetery in 1877. The marker is inscribed: CATHARINA Wife Of PHILIP SCHAEFFER Died 1877 Aged …

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Nov 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Fred W. & Maria W. (Springer) Becher

This is the tombstone of Fred W. and Maria W. (Springer) Becher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Maria W. 1888-1958 Fred W. 1887-1960 Friedrich Wilhelm “Fred” Becher was born in Mercer County, Ohio, on 2 September 1887 to Johann and Louise Friederike (Mamber) …

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Nov 15

Tombstone Tuesday–Darleene Becher

This is the tombstone of Darleene Becher, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: DARLEENE Dau. of L. & M. Becher 1939-1941 Norma “Darleene” Becher was born in Berne, Adams County, Indiana, on 2 September 1939. She was the first child born to Louis Fredrick and …

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Nov 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Luther K. Becher

This is the tombstone of Luther K. Becher, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: LUTHER K. BECHER Sept. 18, 1913 July 15, 1914 Luther Kenneth Becher was born 18 September 1913 in Indiana, the son of G.J. Edward and Hulda (Berron) Becher. He was baptized …

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