Category: East Bethel Cemetery

East Bethel Church

As I wrote this week’s Tombstone Tuesday about Buress and Leona (Becher) McBride I was reminded of East Bethel Church, a local church that no longer exists, and one of its former pastors. The McBrides were members of East Bethel Church, a church that was located just a couple miles east of where I grew …

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Tombstone Tuesday–August J. Trisel

This is the tombstone of August Jacob Trisel, located in row 8 of East Bethel Cemetery, Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. This marker is inscribed: AUGUST J Son of Henry & E. Trisel Died Sept 24 1888 Aged 11Y, 6M, 8D Augustus “August” Jacob Trisel was born in March of 1877 in Blackcreek Township, Mercer …

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