Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Chattanooga

May 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob J. Heffner

This is the tombstone of Jacob J.Heffner, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Jacob J. Heffner Sept. 1, 1861 Dec. 18, 1899 In Memory Of Our Father Jacob Joseph Heffner was born 1 September 1861 in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. He was the 8th …

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May 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Conrad & Margaret (Miller) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Conrad and Margaret (Miller) Heffner, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Conrad 1822-1878 Margaret His Wife 1829-1908 HEFFNER Zion Chatt’s records indicate that Conrad Heffner was born 18 March 1822 in Thuisbrunn, District Oberfranken, in the Kingdom of Bavaria, where …

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Apr 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Conrad & Emma (Merkle) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Conrad and Emma (Merkle) Heffner, located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HEFFNER Mother Emma 1874-1950 Father Conrad 1867-1951 Conrad Heffner was born 29 April 1867 in Mercer County, Ohio, the son of George and Sophia (Martin) Heffner. He was baptized …

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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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