Monthly Archive: January 2019

Jan 11

Germann Family Record, January 1939, Vol. 1, No. 1

While looking for some Germann family information for this past week’s Tombstone Tuesday I came across copies of two booklets, Germann Family Record, one dated January 1939 (Vol. 1, No. 1) and the other dated August 1939 (Vol. 1, No. 2), published 80 years ago this year. Velma Schumm had the originals and I made …

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Jan 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria E. (Germann) Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Maria E. Dietrich, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet in Gott Maria E. Ehefrau von Adam Dietrich Geb. 20 Feb 1833 Gest. 28 Nov 1888 In Alter von 55 Jahr, 9 M. 8 T. Here rests in …

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Jan 04

Blog Highlights of 2018

Tuesday we welcomed in a new year, but today I am looking back at some of Karen’s Chatt’s 2018 blog posts. Looking at some things I found interesting and some things that I learned last year. That was part of my intention when I started blogging—to discover and learn some new things about my family …

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Jan 01

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from Karen’s Chatt! I wish you all a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2019. Both of these postcards were printed Germany. The first card is postmarked 1908. The second is not postmarked but was printed in 1910. You cannot tell by this photo, but the clock on the second card is embossed in …

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