Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Chattanooga

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 04

Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Part 2

Carrie W. Friedell (1873-1965) is buried in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio, but her burial is not recorded in Zion Chatt’s records nor is there any mention of her or any Friedell in Zion’s records. [1] Who was Carrie W. Friedell and what is her connection to Zion Chatt? I was determined …

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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 28

Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Part 1

Carrie W. Friedell is buried in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio, but her burial is not recorded in Zion Chatt’s records and there is no mention of her or of any Friedell in the church records. [1] Who was Carrie W. Friedell, born in 1873 and died in 1965, and what is …

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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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