Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 31

Rose and Emma Rüeck

The past few weeks have been bitterly cold, very windy, and snowy here in Ohio. Weather alerts on my phone inform me that it is a poor time for outdoor fitness. So I have stayed indoors as much as possible, spending my time going through and sorting old photos. This photo caught my eye and …

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Jan 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria (Schumm) Schinnerer

This is the tombstone of Maria Schinnerer, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet in Gott Maria Ehefrau des Martin Schinnerer geboren Den 23 December 1842 gestorben Den 2 September 1870 Translation: Here rests in God, Maria, wife of Martin Schinnerer, born the …

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Jan 24

Four Rüeck Sisters

4 schwestern geboren Rüeck. That was written on the back of the old photo. 4 sisters born Rüeck. The photo was taken sometime before 1942, the year that Rosine died. Rosine was the oldest of eight children in the family of four sons and four daughters. The photo was taken in Germany, most likely taken …

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Jan 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Jacob Schumm

This is the tombstone of Johann Jacob Schumm, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: JACOB Sohn von Louis & Anna SCHUMM Gestorben 27 Oct. 1855 ALTER 9 Jahr, 27 Tage Translation: Jacob, son of Louis & Anna Schumm, died 27 October 1855, age 9 …

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Jan 17

More Chattanooga Photos, Aftermath of the 1978 Blizzard

Over a foot of snow fell and winds made drifts as high as house roof-lines. Nearly all roads were closed and the temperature dropped to below zero. That was nearly 36 years ago, after the Great Blizzard of 1978. Here are a few more photos of Chattanooga after the Blizzard of 1978. Severe blizzard conditions …

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