Tag Archive: Tombstone

Sep 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Andrew E. Leistner

This is the tombstone of Andrew E. Leistner, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Andrew E. Son of J. &  L. Leistner Died Dec. 15, 1887 Aged 4 y. 5 m. & 29 d. Andreas “Andrew” Edward Leistner, was born 16 June 1883 in Blackcreek …

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Sep 01

Tombstone Tuesday–Sophie Schulz

This is the tombstone of Sophie Schulz, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: MUTTER Hier Ruhet in Gott Sophie Schulz 18 Juli 1843 28 Juli 1910 Translation: Mother. Here rests in God, Sophie Schulz, 18 July 1843-28 July 1910. The surname was also spelled as …

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Aug 25

Tombstone Tuesday–Carrie W. Friedell

This is the tombstone of Carrie W. Friedell, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Carrie W. Friedell 1873-1965 This surname is not at all familiar to me. Just who was Carrie W. Friedell and what is her connection to Zion Lutheran Chatt, or to Mercer …

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Aug 18

Tombstone Tuesday–Nora A. (Fennig) Becher

This is the tombstone of Nora A. Becher, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Nora A. Wife of Fred W. Becher July 7, 1882-Sep 2, 1915 We’ll Meet Again Nora Arminte Fennig was born 7 July 1882, the daughter of H.J. and Anna (Locker) …

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Aug 11

Tombstone Tuesday–Eliza

This is the tombstone of Eliza, located at the far end of row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ELIZA Wife of Franklin Edo [?] Died Aged 30 ys. 4 mo. 18 da. Unfortunately, this stone is broken at a very important place, eradicating Eliza’s date of death. …

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