February 2022 archive

Tombstone Tuesday-Henry P. & Mary A. (Allmandinger) Bender

This is the tombstone of Henry P. and Mary A. (Allmandinger) Bender, located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:
Mary A.
Henry P.

The Last Germans

Who were the last German immigrants in the congregations of Zion Chatt and Zion Schumm?

I am talking about immigrants from Germany, not the local families with the surname of German.

Tombstone Tuesday–Half-carved Grave Marker

A half-carved tombstone represents the transition from life to death.