Tombstone Tuesday

Tombstone Tuesday – Michael Sanor /Zeynor

These are the tombstones for Michael Sanor, aka Zeynor/Zehner.  He was an American Revolutionary War Patriot.  He served in the 8th Pennsylvania regiment under Captains Eli Miers and Michael Huffnagle, and Colonels Brodhead and Mackey.  The stone on the left is his original one, and the one on the right is for his military service.  As you can see, the stone on the left reads ‘Michael Sanor’, and the one

Tombstone Tuesday – Robert J. Crist

This is the tombstone of Robert J. and Alice K. (Whiteleather) Crist.    They are buried in Moultrie Chapel Cemetery, West Township, Columbiana County, Ohio.    They are both cousins of mine, but from different ancestral lines.  Robert is, of course, from my Crist line, and Alice is from my Sanor/Zehner line.  Both of these families settled in northeastern Ohio in the early part of the 19th century. This tombstone has

Tombstone Tuesday – 15 Sept 2009 – Behner

Tombstone of John and Lydia (Messimore) Behner; located in Chambersburg Cemetery, Columbiana County, Ohio.  John and Lydia were married on 6 December 1838. Inscription reads: John BehnerAug. 12, 1816May 2, 1891__________LydiaWife of John BehnerJune 30, 1816Apr. 6, 1896

Tombstone Tuesday – Rudisel, James & William

This tombstone is located in Brown Cemetery, Blackhawk, Vigo County, Indiana.  The right pillar is for James Rudisel, born Jan 10, 1844 and died Aug 29, 1881.  The left pillar is for William Rudisel, born March 2, 1824 and died on Dec 1, 1881, and father of James.  William is the 3rd great gradfather of my husband.  According to information given to us by a relative, William homesteaded a section

Tombstone Tuesday – Josephine Majer

This tombstone was photographed in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.  Note that I am not related to Josephine Majer, and have no further information on her.  St. Joseph’s Cemetery was established in 1880.