Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Chattanooga

Nov 17

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Martha (Sundmacher) Hiller

This is the tombstone of Jacob and Martha (Sundmacher) Hiller, located in row 6 of Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: FATHER Jacob 1842-1928 MOTHER Martha 1848-1922 HILLER Jacob and Martha were the parents of Katharina Hiller (1882-1910), who married Georg Linn, a couple I recently wrote a Tombstone Tuesday about. Jacob …

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Nov 13

The Ministers of Zion Chatt, Rev. W.F.H. Heuer (#15)

Werner F.H. Heuer was born 10 March 1876 in Hermannsburg, Germany, the only child of John Henry and Katharine Dorothea (Lilje) Heuer. His parents were nearly 40 years old and had been married for 13 years when Werner was born. Werner was baptized two days after his birth. His family moved to Hannover when he was …

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Nov 10

Tombstone Tuesday–Agnes Elvira Linn

This is the tombstone of Agnes Elvira Linn, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Agnes E. Linn Born Feb. 19, 1907 Died May 4, 1908 Agnes Elvira Linn was born 19 February 1907, the third child born to Georg and Katharina (Hiller) Linn. She was …

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Nov 06

The Ministers of Zion Lutheran, Chattanooga, Ohio (12-14)

This is the third installment of short biographies of the ministers of Zion Chatt since its establishment 160 years ago. The information is from the ELCA Archives at Trinity Seminary, Columbus, Ohio, and from my personal research. Paul Charles Herman Brockhaus was born in Marion, Wisconsin, on 18 October 1880. Both of his parents were born …

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Nov 03

Tombstone Tuesday–Katharina (Hiller) Linn

This is the tombstone of Katharina (Hiller) Linn, located in row 8 of Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Katharina Linn Geb. 10, Juni 1882 Gest. 22 Mai 1910 LINN Translation: Katharina Linn, born 10 June 1882, died 22 May 1910. Katharina Linn, born Katharina Hiller, was born 10 June 1882, the …

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