Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday: Freddie J. Fuhr

Freddie J. Fuhr is buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. The cemetery inscription for Freddie J. Fuhr, as it appears in the ERIE COUNTY, OHIO, CEMETERY CENSUS BEFORE 1909, reads:

Freddie J. Fuhr

born Dec. 20, 1893

died March 1, 1897

age 3 years, 2 months

Son of Frederick and Christina Fuhr

On the Oakland Cemetery interment card, the cause of death for Freddie was listed as "lung fever," which is an old fashioned term for pneumonia.

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