Monthly Archive: December 2018

Dec 11

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Jacob Dietrich, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: JACOB Sohn von A. & M. Dietrich Gestorben 12 Apr 1857 Alter 2 Monet Jacob, son of A & M Dietrich, died 12 April 1857, aged 2 months. Jacob Dietrich was …

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Dec 07

A Mercer County Christmas Songbook

As I was going through my Christmas music and I found this 32-page paper booklet, “Sing the Joys of Christmas!” published by Celina’s Daily Standard some years ago and inserted in their paper at Christmastime. This nice booklet includes the words with piano accompaniment of many familiar Christmas hymns and songs. It is printed on …

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Dec 04

Tombstone Tuesday–Wilhelm Dietrich

This the tombstone of Wilhelm Dietrich, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier Ruhet in Gott Wilhelm Sohn von Adam & Maria Dietrich Geboren Den 15 Sep 1862 Gestorben Den 15 Juni 1863 Here rests in God, Wilhelm, son of Adam and Maria Dietrich, …

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