Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Wednesday's Child: Charles M. Metzgar

Charles M. Metzgar is buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. Charles was the son of Peter and Barbara Metzgar. In the 1860 Census, Charles was age 3, and residing with his parents and three siblings in Sandusky, Ohio. His parents were both aged 40, and stated that they had been born in Baden, Germany.

The tombstone of young Charles M. Metzgar records his date of death as March 28, 1867. He was aged 10 years, and 3 months at the time of his death. At the top of the tombstone for Charles is a lamb, above which are inscribed the words:

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