Monday, May 23, 2011

Youth, virtue, beauty

On November 7, 1861, twenty-year-old Georgeanna Lawson married Jefferson Zollinger in Franklin County, Ohio. A few months before the couple’s two-year anniversary, Georgeanna Zollinger (b. 1841, d. 1863) died.

Georgeanna’s grave marker in Pioneer Cemetery is decorated with a bouquet of flowers, including a lily (youth and virtue) and a rose (beauty).

Wife of Jefferson
July 5, 1841.
Aug. 10, 1863.

Jefferson Zolllinger lived for many years, marrying twice again before his death in 1904.

Georgeanna is buried next to her brother James, who died in 1860. His grave marker, tomorrow.

Pioneer Cemetery, Franklin County, Ohio

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