Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep 30

Tombstone Tuesday–Edward H. & Margaret E. (Laderman) Linn

This is the tombstone of Edward H. and Margaret E. (Laderman) Linn, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: LINN Margaret E. Apr 10, 1907-Oct. 1, 1997 Edward H. Jan 30, 1899-May 14, 1972 Margaretha Elisabeth Laderman was born 10 April 1907 in Geneva, Indiana, the …

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Sep 26

The Schumm Sawmill

The little village of Schumm once had a thriving sawmill that cut and processed some of the largest trees in Ohio at the time, and possibly ever. From the early 1920s through the 1950s they shipped their high-quality lumber all over the country. They specialized in hardwood and long timber. They weren’t kidding when they …

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Sep 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Florence E. Laderman

This is the tombstone of Florence Estella Laderman, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Florence E. LADERMAN 1909-1910 Florence Estella Laderman was born 19 March 1909 to William and Maria (Schott) Laderman. She was baptized at Zion Chatt on 11 April 1909, with Lora and …

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Sep 19

The Post Office at Schumm

Schumm: a hamlet in the south central part of the township, with post office set up by 1886. That is the description of the little village east of Willishire in a book of Ohio towns and townships that were established before 1900. [1] Schumm, named after the German family who settled the area in 1838, …

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Sep 16

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary C. (Schott) Laderman

This is the tombstone of Mary C. (Schott) Laderman, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Mary C. Laderman 1886-1918 Maria Katharina Schott was born 18 June 1886 to Michael and Margaretha (Kuehm) Schott. She was baptized 11 July 1886, with Adam and Maria Martin as …

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