Category: Bollenbacher

Tombstone Tuesday–John W. Allmandinger

This is the tombstone of John W. Allmandinger, located in Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ALLMANDINGER J.W. Allmandinger Nov. 26, 1862 Feb. 28, 1906 John W. was the son of Lewis and Rosina (Schneider) Allmandinger, born 26 November 1862 in Ohio, in Hamilton or Butler County. The family moved to Mercer …

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Bollenbacher Grocery, Chattanooga, Ohio

Who doesn’t think of Bollenbacher Grocery when you think of Chatt as it was years ago? The little market, located in what was once The Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Chattanooga, is one of the things I remember most about Chatt during the time I was growing up. The brick building was the second …

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Tombstone Tuesday–Pauline Grabner Bausser Andress Bollenbacher

This is the tombstone of Pauline Bausser, located in row one of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: PAULINE BAUSSER 1856-1929 Last week I featured the tombstone of Marie Bausser (1887-1905), daughter of Pauline and John Bausser. These three Baussers are buried in Zion’s cemetery, but only Pauline’s death and …

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Tombstone Tuesday–Charles & Catherine E. Bollenbacher

This is the tombstone of Charles and Catherine E. (Becker) Bollenbacher, located in row 6 of Kessler Cemetery [aka Liberty Cemetery], Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Charles 1845-1923 Catherine E. 1845-1917 Their Record is on High BOLLENBACHER Charles was the youngest son born to George and Henrietta (Alt) Bollenbacher. He was …

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A Wild Man in the Woods

The news of this incident, which occurred near Chattanooga, Ohio, made it all the way to Cincinnati in 1886. Dateline Decatur, Indiana. A Wild Man in the Woods Special Dispatch to the Enquirer Decatur, Ind., July 9 [1886]—The citizens of Chattanooga, Ohio, and vicinity are very much excited over the appearance of a crazy or …

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