Monthly Archive: February 2019

Feb 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob Schumm

This is the tombstone of Jacob Schumm, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet in Gott Jacob Schumm, Sohn von, Fredrich n. Magdalena

Feb 22

More Willshire Advertising, 1904

Today, some more ads from the 5 May 1904 edition of the Willshire Herald that my great-grandfather Louis J. Schumm saved.

Willshire appears to have been a thriving village back in 1904.

Feb 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Charles & Clara (Schumm) Dietrich Markle

This is the tombstone of Charles and Clara Rosina (Schumm) Dietrich Merkle, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Feb 15

Business Ads from 1904 Willshire Herald

Karen’s Chatt is up and running again, after some website and server upgrades. The website looks the same from the outside but the inner workings are much improved and working quite well.

Feb 07

Website Maintenance

Karen’s Chatt is undergoing maintenance and there will be no blog post Friday, 8 February 2019. Posts will resume with next week’s Tombstone Tuesday.

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