Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Magdalena Saurer

This gravestone is a currently unconnected SAURER from Tracy Cemetery in Apple Creek, Ohio.  I believe the official name of the cemetery - if you try to locate it on Find-A-Grave or a map - is Red Run Cemetery, but if you want a local to direct you there - ask for Tracy Cemetery.

Sep 20, 1789
June 8, 1866
76 yrs. 9 mos. 19 ds.
June 8, 1855
[This is my best guess at what it says - although I realize the calculation is off by a month if you use death date & age or birth date and age]


  1. Beautiful blog, Diana. Love the countdown to the 1940 census.

  2. I love to wander the older cemeteries and read the headstones. Seems the older stones used to have more sayings on them than most of the ones today.

    You have beautiful blog. Thanks for stopping by and becoming a follower. Already am one of yours!

    Have a great weekend!

  3. So I see you havent been updating me on my random relatives. Im sorely disappointed!!

    Love you.

    Love your favorite niece!


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