The small cross was only slightly weathered, most likely placed at the child’s grave in the last year—maybe on the anniversary of his death.
How did this child die? Accident? Disease?
The front page of the Richwood Gazette on August 24, 1922 gives us an answer.
|From Ancestry.com, Richwood [Ohio] Gazette|
But one question continues to nag: Who placed the cross? Who is remembering and honoring Lee Lauer?
Shoup-Thompson Cemetery, Delaware County, Ohio