Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Chattanooga

Feb 13

J.D. Gackenheimer–Zion Chatt’s First Minister

This week’s Tombstone Tuesday mentioned that George Heffner and Sophia Martin were married by Rev. J.D. Gackenheimer in 1851. Rev. Gackenheimer was a pioneer minister in this area and he was the first minister at Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga. Rev. Gackenheimer performed the Heffner/Martin marriage four years before Zion Chatt was formed in 1855 and …

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Feb 10

Tombstone Tuesday–George & Sophia (Martin) Heffner

This is the tombstone of George and Sophia (Martin) Heffner, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: George Heffner Died Sept. 27, 1898 Aged 69 Y’rs. 10 M’s. 2 D’s. Sophia Wife of Geo. Heffner Died Feb. 14, 1892 Aged 65 Y’rs. 5 M’s. 17 D’s. …

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Feb 03

Tombstone Tuesday–Vernon & Carmella (Bury) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Vernon and Carmella (Bury) Heffner, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HEFFNER Carmella 1911-1978 Vernon 1905-1987 Vernon Hugo Heffner was born in Chattanooga on 13 August 1905 to Fredrick and Anna (Merkle) Heffner. He was baptized 3 September 1905 and his …

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Jan 27

Tombstone Tuesday–Roman E. Heffner

This is the tombstone of Roman Edward Heffner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Roman E. Heffner 1899-1937 Roman Edward Heffner was born 26 August 1899 in the family home in Chattanooga, the son of Fredrick and Anna (Merkle) Heffner. He was baptized at that …

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Jan 20

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob A. & Emma E. (Heffner) Bauer

This is the tombstone of Jacob A. and Emma E. (Heffner) Bauer, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BAUER Jacob A. 1886-1961 Emma E. 1890-1938 Jacob Adam Bauer was born 30 November 1886 in Wendelin, Mercer County, Ohio, the son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Hoenie) …

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