Monthly Archive: April 2015

Apr 10

2015 OGS Conference, Columbus, Ohio

Greetings from Columbus, Ohio! I am here to attend the 2015 Ohio Genealogical Conference, “Ohio, Your Genealogical Cornerstone.” The society’s 54th annual conference is being held 8-11 April at the Sheraton at Capitol Square. Miriam, my genealogy friend and traveling companion, and I have been here since Wednesday evening. Wednesday was quite a busy day. …

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Apr 07

Tombstone Tuesday–Hugo H. & Amalia M. (Schumm) Schumm

This is the tombstone of Hugo H. and Amalia M. (Schumm) Schumm, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: SCHUMM Hugo H. 1876-1955 Amalia M. 1880-1946 Johann Heinrich “Hugo” Schumm was born 28 August 1876 in Willshire Township, Van Wert County, Ohio, the son of …

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Apr 03

1914 Appraiser’s Plat Book, Liberty Township

The past couple weeks I have shown some 1910 plat maps of Blackcreek Township. While at the courthouse I did not find 1910 maps of Liberty Township, nor do I have Liberty Township’s 1910 Quadrennial Assessor’s Report. However I did find the 1914 Appraiser’s Plat book for Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The maps in …

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