Category: Kimmel

Book about 1872 Murder Near Chatt

Most everyone who grew up in the Chatt area has heard about the murder of 13-year-old Mary Secaur in June 1872 and of the lynching of the two men who were jailed for her murder, Absalom Kimmel and Alexander McLeod. Mary Arabelle Secaur was murdered on her way home from church one Sunday, murdered east …

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Tombstone Tuesday–Col. Robert E. Kimmel, Sr.

Today’s Tombstone Tuesday is a little different than those I usually post. Today I would like to pay tribute to a former Mercer County, Ohio, native that recently passed away in California. Thanks to Judith for sending me Col. Robert Kimmel’s newspaper obituary. Colonel Robert E. Kimmel, Senior, USAF (retired) had a very impressive military …

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