Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 14

Tombstone Tuesday– Georg Frederick Schumm

This is the tombstone of George Frederick Schumm, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Georg F. Son of Louis & Anna Schumm Died 5 Dec. 1857 Age 2 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days This marble marker is badly weathered and nearly illegible. To help transcribe …

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Jan 10

Photos of Chatt–The Great Blizzard of 1978

This past week we had a fairly nasty snowstorm, followed by sub zero temperatures. Although we had enough wind to cause drifting and to make the country roads impassable, I don’t think it was considered a blizzard. And it certainly was not of the same caliber as the Great Blizzard of 1978. It will soon …

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Jan 07

Tombstone Tuesday–Ludwig Schumm

This is the tombstone of Ludwig Schumm, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruht Ludwig Schumm Geboren In Ruppertshofen K. Würtemberg. Gestorben 22 August 1855 Alter 38 Jahr 5 Monat, 18 Tage. Translation: Here rests Ludwig Schumm, born in Ruppertshofen, Kingdom of Württemberg, Died 22 August …

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Jan 03

Welcome 2014!

A new year. A clean slate. An empty calendar. Another opportunity to once again make resolutions and goals that will most likely not be kept for a even week. But making resolutions and goals seems to come with the New Year. How did I do with my 2013 genealogy goals? Let’s see: Digitize the family …

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