Today, two pages from the 1877 Henry and Elizabeth Trisel Bible, pages that were included in Elizabeth (Feldman) Bahn Trisel’s Widow’s Pension Application.
I recently wrote about young John F. Bahn, the ward of Henry Trisel, who lived near Chattanooga, Ohio, in the late 1800s. Young John Bahn (1865-1876) was the son of Henry’s wife Elizabeth (Feldman) Trisel and her first husband Johann Bahn.
Last week I identified the last name of Henry Trisel’s young ward, John F. Bahn, the son of Henry’s wife Elizabeth (Feldman) Trisel and her first husband Johann Bahn. Johann Bahn served in the Civil War and perished in the Sultana explosion on his way home from the war in April 1865.
A few years ago I wrote a Tombstone Tuesday blog post about John F, the adopted son of Henry Trisel. The young boy’s grave marker is located in the center section of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio, in the children’s section of the cemetery. I wondered who the boy John really was.
This is the tombstone of Henry and Elizabeth (Feldman) Trisel, located in row 8 of East Bethel Cemetery, Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: On the north side: John H Trisel Geboren 19 July 1834 Gestorben 15 Feb 1896 Alter 61 J 6 M 26 T On the south side: Elizabeth Trisel …