Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 14

Tombstone Tuesday–Margaretha Biberstein

Margaretha Biberstein, Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio.

This is the tombstone of Margaretha Biberstein, located in row 14 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed Margaretha, tochter of A. & F. Biberstein, geb. 26 Nov 1866, gest. 26 Oct 1867, Alter 11 mo. Translation: Margaretha, daughter of A. & F. Biberstein, born 26 November 1866, died 26 …

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Aug 10

Schumm Reunion 2012

75th Anniversary of Zion Lutheran, Schumm, 1921.

The 2012 family reunion season is over for me. I was able to attend two out of three family reunions and I thoroughly enjoyed both of them. The Schumm reunion was this past weekend. Although I wasn’t able to attend the church service, which included the dedication of the John George Schumm Bible, I went …

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Aug 07

Tombstone Tuesday–Abraham Biberstein [son]

Abraham Biberstein [son], Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio.

This is the tombstone of Abraham Biberstein, located in row 14 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed Abraham, Son of A & F Biberstein, Born 5 Jan 1861, Died 24 May 1876, Aged [unreadable]. According to the records of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Loudwich Abraham “Baberstein” was confirmed on …

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Aug 03

Faces of the First Schumm Reunion

1924 Schumm Reunion

The Schumm reunion is this coming Sunday. The descendants of John George Schumm have had a reunion nearly every two years since 1924 at Zion Lutheran Church in Schumm. John George Schumm and his five children immigrated to America in 1833 and they established the village and church at Schumm in about 1838. The Schumm …

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