Archive for May 8th, 2011

One of the most common relationships represented on tombstones is mother-child. Mothers are described as loving and affectionate. In honor of Mother’s Day, let’s look at how mothers are remembered on the tombstones of East Cleveland Township Cemetery.

If I can read the faded carving, Mary Bubbs is memorialized as a “loving wife and mother.”

Mary Bubbs

If my German is as good as I think it is, Elisabeth Heil is also remembered as a loving mother.

Elisabeth Heil

Jane S. Cullimore’s tombstone remembers her as “our dear mother.”


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