Friday, May 11, 2012

C. Friedrich Werner/Fredrick Werner

The tombstone of C. Friedrich Werner is located in St. John's Cemetery in Oxford Township of Erie County, Ohio, near the intersection of Mason and Thomas Roads. Mr. Werner was born on February 12, 1819, and he died in Huron County, Ohio, on May 6, 1902. The 1880 U.S. Census has a listing for a Fredrick Werner, age 61, who was residing in Lyme Township of Huron County. His occupation was given as weaver. Fredrick Werner stated that he had been born in 1819 in Saxony. A brief obituary for Fredrick Werner appeared in the May 8, 1902 issue of the Sandusky Star. The article reported that Mr. Werner lived as a hermit in Bellevue, and left considerable property to his daughter, who was a resident of Milan, Ohio.

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