Category: Springer

Philip Schumm Farm, 1913

A couple weeks ago I featured a 1913 photo postcard of the Philip Schumm farm but I still questioned where the house and barn were located and the name that was written on the barn.

Tombstone Tuesday–Fred W. & Maria W. (Springer) Becher

This is the tombstone of Fred W. and Maria W. (Springer) Becher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Maria W. 1888-1958 Fred W. 1887-1960 Friedrich Wilhelm “Fred” Becher was born in Mercer County, Ohio, on 2 September 1887 to Johann and Louise Friederike (Mamber) …

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