Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 11

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria Schinnerer

This is the tombstone of Rosine Catherine Marie Schinnerer, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The nearly illegible marker is inscribed: Maria ? Tochter von F. & E. Schinner geb. 14 Mai 1864 gest. 23 April 1875 Alter 10 Jahr 11 Monat, 9 Tage Translation: Maria ?, Daughter …

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Feb 07

Friedrich Schinnerer–Immigration & 1st Marriage

Meet Friedrich Schinnerer, my great-great-grandfather. He was born in Ipsheim, Bad-Windsheim, Kingdom of Bavaria, on 8 May 1824, the third child of Georg Michael and Anna Barbara (Zeller) Schinnerer. His paternal grandparents were Johann Conrad and Margaretha (Doepert) Schinnerer. [1] When he was almost 25 years of age Friedrich sailed from Le Havre, France, on …

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Feb 04

Tombstone Tuesday–Friedrich & Elisabeth (Schumm) Schinnerer

This is the tombstone of Friedrich and Elisabeth (Schumm) Schinnerer, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Elisabeth Schinnerer Geb. den 17 Nov. 1841 Gest. den 11 Juli 1917 Alter 75 Ja. 7 Mo. 24 Ta. Friedrich Schinnerer Geb. den 8 Mai 1824 Gest. den …

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