Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Tombstone Tuesday: Fred Taschner
Fredrick Taschner was born on 26 July 1887 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the son of Albert Taschner and Theresa Brickner. Fred's father died when he was six years old. About 1900, his mother married Adolph Heinrich. Fred worked as a painter. His first wife was Leah Jane "Lillie" Claymore. Fred married his second wife Anna Maria "Ann" Gersbacher (my great-grandmother's sister) on 19 May 1934. Fred died in St. Louis on 26 January 1952 and was buried in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, section 010K, lot 0024E.