Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Chattanooga

Mar 15

Rev. August Affeld, Pastor at Zion Chatt 1896-1899

I recently received an e-mail from Danielle, who was seeking information about her great-grandfather, Rev. August Affeld. He was a Lutheran minister who served at Zion Chatt from late 1896-1899. She contacted me after she saw his picture in a 1897 confirmation photo that I posted here a few weeks ago. That photo is the …

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Mar 12

Tombstone Tuesday–John and Anna Maria Becher

This is the tombstone of John and Anna Maria Becher, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The maker is inscribed: Anna Maria Apr. 8, 1837 Dec. 26, 1917 John Becher May 20, 1833 July 25, 1883 BECHER According to the old Family Register of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Johannes …

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Mar 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Clarence Becher

This is the tombstone of Clarence Becher, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: 1897-1972 CLARENCE BECHER Clarence is buried immediately to the south of his brother Odis “Hod” Becher. Both markers are in the same row and on the same cement slab. According to the …

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Feb 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Odas “Hod” Becher

This is the tombstone of Odas “Hod” Becher, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: “Hod” ODAS BECHER 1901-1971 According to the church records of Zion Lutheran Chatt, Odas LeRoy Becher was born 16 December 1901 to Georg W. and Maria (Schlenker) Becher. He was baptized 12 …

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Jan 22

Tombstone Tuesday–G. Wesley & Minnie A. Kallenberger

This is the tombstone of G. Wesley and Minnie A. Kallenberger, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: KALLENBERGER G. Wesley 1906-1992 Minnie A. 1906-1943  Obituaries: Mother of Three Died Tuesday Forenoon Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o’clock (EST) this Thursday afternoon from the …

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