Tag: Bollenbacher

Two More 1896 Chatt-area Affidavits

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.

Zion Chatt’s Quartet

Here is a photo of a very handsome group, known years ago as Zion’s Quartet. In the photo, left to right are Howard Caffee, Stubby Bollenbacher, Rev. Carl Yahl, Paul McGough, and Paul’s twin sister Pauline (McGough) DeArmond. Pauline was the pianist for the quartet. Rev. Yahl was Zion Chatt’s minister from 1931-1942, so the …

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Tombstone Tuesday–Georg Johann Fisher

This is the tombstone of Georg Johann Fisher, located in row 12 of Kessler Cemetery (aka Liberty Cemetery), Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Georg Johann Son of John & Mary Fisher Died 26 April 1878 Age 21 days A few weeks ago, when I wrote the Tombstone Tuesday about the married couple John …

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Tombstone Tuesday–Louis C. Fisher

This is the tombstone of Louis C. Fisher, located in row 12 of Kessler Cemetery (aka Liberty Cemetery), Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Louis C Sohn von J.C. & M.A. Fischer Gestorben Den 5 Jul 1876 Alter 2 Jahr, 5 Mo, 28 Tag Louis C. Fisher, son of J.C. & M.A. Fischer died …

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Tombstone Tuesday–Carolina E. Fisher

This is the tombstone of Carolina Elizabeth Fisher, located in row 12 of Kessler, aka Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker, broken and resting on the ground, is inscribed: Carolina E Fisher Tochter J.C. & M.A. Fisher Gest Nov 20, 1873 Alter 1 J 10 M & 7 T Carolina E. Fisher, daughter of …

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