Monthly Archive: November 2018

Nov 30

Hunting

It is hunting season and we hear and see the hunters around here. We are not hunters. We have nothing against hunting. We just do not hunt, except for occasionally getting rid of a destructive, pesky varmint such as a groundhog or muskrat. Actually, I don’t know if bagging them is even considered hunting, but …

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Nov 27

Tombstone Tuesday–Luther Weissenborn

This is the tombstone of Luther Weissenborn, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Luther Weissenborn Gestorben Den 8 Mai 1864 Alter 17 Y. 7 M. 19 T. Luther Weissenborn died 8 May 1864, age 17 years, 7 months, and 19 days. This surname is …

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Nov 22

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from Karen’s Chatt! Wishing each one of you a blessed and happy Thanksgiving. May your home be filled with happiness and joy and thankfulness as you gather with family and friends today.

Nov 20

Tombstone Tuesday–Edward Ludwig Schumm

This is the tombstone of Edward Ludwig Schumm located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Edward Ludwig Schumm Sohnlein von Heinrich u. Rosina Schumm Died 5 Oct. 1885 Alter 5 Jahre, 8 Mo. u. 3 Tage. Edward Ludwig Schumm, little son of Heinrich and Rosina …

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Nov 16

Linthal, France, Honors WWI Fallen Americans

This past week, on 11 November, marked the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, the official end of WWI. In last week’s blog post I mentioned Private August Froning, a soldier from Mercer County, Ohio, who was killed in action in the Vosges Mountains, near Linthal, France, during WWI. Froning and Venedocia native Private Glenn Homer …

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