Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday: Peter Hollricher, 1833-1891

Peter Hollricher was a native of Germany. By 1859 he was residing in Erie County, Ohio, where he married Elizabeth Bance (spelling of Elizabeth's surname varies.) Peter worked as a cooper. On December 1, 1891, Peter Hollricher died as a result of cancer. His death record was recorded in Erie County Probate Court, on line number nine. Peter Hollricher was buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. On one of his tombstone is a musical instrument.

On the other side of Peter's tombstone is the Odd Fellows triple chain symbol, which represents friendship, love and truth.

Though Mr. Hollricher passed away well over a hundred years ago, we can learn about him from simply looking at this tombstone.

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