Monday, January 17, 2011

Chester Sturzinger Hartung

Chester Sturzinger Hartung, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George F. Hartung, died on January 17, 1908, at the age of one year, one month, and four days. Rev. Thiersch conducted funeral services from the Hartung home on South Campbell Street, and burial was in Oakland Cemetery.

A lamb adorns little Chester's tombstone. Lambs were often used on the tombstones of infants and children during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Obituaries for Chester S. Hartung appeared in the January 18 and 19, 1908 issues of the Sandusky Register.

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